Value-Added products of Onion

(06 Jun, 2023), PHDEC conducted the webinar on the topic of “Value-added products of Onion”.
The purpose of the webinar was to share the possible interventions for development of value-added products of onion. Target audiences of the webinar were processors, progressive growers, R&D and entrepreneurs from all over the country.
Expert from Department of Horticulture, Sindh Agriculture University, Tando Jam, explained the scope & importance of value-added products of onion and suitable local verities for value-addition. The conclusion was made with strategies and plans for onion value-added products.
Expert from Post-Harvest Research Centre, AARI, Faisalabad, stated that Post-harvest loss is a major challenge hampering onion production in most developing countries. He explained the complete process to develop the onion paste, flakes and powder from raw produce.
A large number of processors, progressive growers, R&D, private companies and academia participated in the webinar and valued the PHDEC’s initiative.