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Shelf life extension of wheat flour chapatti through various techniques

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article image GRILLING A pizza has become fashionable but there is at least one traditional product that is tailor made for grill is chapatti. Since no Pakistani meal is complete without accompanying bread with it, unless it’s a rice dish. Bread is served with every single meal three times a day in an average Pakistani home. Fresh breads are cooked with every meal on day to day basis in Pakistan. The variety of bread that is cooked on normal cooking stove is "flat breads". Flat breads are…Read More

Meeting briefed on Continental Shelf Programme

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STAFF REPORT IBD: UN Subcommission of the United Nations Commission on the Limits of Contenental Shelf (UNCLCS), established to review Pakistan’s case on the limit of the continental shelf as a result territory behind 200 nautical miles, of more than 50’000 square kilometers is expected to be secured for exclusive resource exploitation purposes. This was revealed at a recently held meeting of the Inter-Ministerial Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC) on the Continental Shelf Programme…Read More

PSF working to improve shelf life of fruits

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) is developing techniques of pre and post-harvest treatments of food grade chemicals to improve quality and shelf-life of different fruits, including Peach."The main objective of this project is to optimize the different concentrations of food grade chemicals for improving the fruit quality and minimizing the risk of residues," said Spokesperson PSF, Rehana Batool, while talking to media.She said that it will help to investigate…Read More

PSF starts project to enhance peach shelf life

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) is developing techniques of pre and post-harvest treatments of food grade chemicals to improve peach quality and shelf-life. The main objective of this project is to optimize the different concentrations of food grade chemicals for improving the fruit quality and minimizing the risk of residues."This project would help to investigate the possible effects of preharvest application of food grade chemicals on postharvest fruit quality,&…Read More