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Novel Techniques in Nutrition and Food Science

Is Waste from Food Processing Industrial Meant for Throwing in Environment only: The Case of Apple Pomace

  • Open or CloseJoshi VK*

    Department of Post-Harvest Technology, India

    *Corresponding author: Joshi VK, Department of Post-Harvest Technology, India

Submission: January 28, 2019;Published: February 04, 2019

Volume2 Issue4
February, 2019


Apple pomace is a left-over residue after juice extraction containing peel, seed and remaining solid parts. It is a rich source of carbohydrates, dietary fibers, minerals and vitamin C. The utilization of this waste into profitable manner and conversion into some useful product(s) holds a great promise rather than simply treating or disposing it off in the environment (Figure 1). The proper utilization of apple pomace would lead to the development of value-added products along with reduction in the pollution hazards indirectly. It would lead to establishment of industry based on the technologies developed providing job opportunities to the people of the area.

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