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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(1): 813-828
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.801.089


Value Addition, Nutritional Parameters and Quality Certifications in Exportable Organic Moringa Produce
R. Saravanakumaran1, C. Sekhar2 and S. Murugesan1
1Miracle Tree Life Sciences Private Limited, Alanganallur Main Road, Milakaranai, Madurai – 625 018, India
2Department of Agricultural Economics, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore – 641 003, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Moringa Tree found to be the “Poor Man’s Physician” as it is capable of curing the human ailments like headache, diarrheal problems, alleviating the human from skin diseases and general vitalize by providing strength to the nerves through the essential amino acids. Such a wonderful plant being the daily diet to human folk in rural pockets has been subjected to chemical analysis to highlight the nutritional, medicinal and other residual and phytosanitary issues to project that the food is something great than any other diet. In this direction, the organically cultivated Moringa leaf powder, Moringa seed oil was subjected to laboratory analysis and the results are presented in this paper. It has addressed the Chemical analysis of Moringa seed oil, Amino Acid contents present in the leaf powder, nutrient composition and the pesticide and heavy metal residues if any available are analyzed and the results are presented in the text. Besides, the need based certification to be obtained for exporting the produce and to get the consumer acceptance is also discussed and presented for better understanding the production and export of value added produce of Moringa.


Keywords: Moringa leaf powder, Moringa seed oil, Nutrient composition of Moringa, Amino acid contents of Moringa, Fatty acid profile of Moringa
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Saravanakumaran, R., C. Sekhar and Murugesan, S. 2019. Value Addition, Nutritional Parameters and Quality Certifications in Exportable Organic Moringa Produce.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(1): 813-828. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.801.089