Project Title Pumpkin Cracker Flour
Project Category Invention
Abstract Pumpkin fruit is one of the widely grown vegetables in the tropics. It is a low calorie, salt and saturated fat vegetable incredibly rich in vital antioxidants, and vitamins containing vitamin A, flavonoid poly-phenolic antioxidants such as leutin, xanthin, and carotenes in abundance, Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Thiamin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, A, Vitamin C, Riboflavin, Potassium, Copper and Manganese. It is a very good source of dietary fiber. Pumpkin Cracker Flour is made from the pumpkin flesh and seeds containing all the ingredients to make crackers for healthy snacks. This inventive product when commercialized will increase the demand of pumpkin which can be easily cultivated by the rural community. It also gives added-value to the pumpkin which is perishable. The production of the special pumpkin cracker flour can be done by setting a cottage industry for the womenfolk therefore and can generate income to the rural community.
Validation Status Validated
Validation Date 2015-12-22


Staff Status
Margaret Chan, Prof. Madya Dr. Leader


Event Name Event Date Event Level Achievement Event Venue
Young Invention, Innovation & Design Competition 2014 2014-06-18 Campus First Prize Dewan Jubli, UiTM Sarawak