Value-added Products of Banana

Today (25th July, 2023), PHDEC conducted the webinar on the topic of “Value-added Products of Banana.”

The aim of the webinar was to discuss and enlighten the growers/farmers/processors on the value-addition of banana and the impact of value-addition on the economy by enhancing exports. 

Dr. Ahmad Din, Assistant Professor from the Department of Food Science and Technology University of Agriculture, Faisalabad gave a detailed presentation on nutritional composition, production hubs of banana in Pakistan, therapeutic properties of banana, limitations for banana cultivation and processing in Pakistan, value-addition of banana globally and potential value-added products of banana in Pakistan. 

A large number of growers/farmers particularly from Sindh, R&D, entrepreneurs and academia participated in the webinar and valued the PHDEC’s initiative.