Maize makes up a significant portion of the diet in many parts of Zambia, and as demand for convenient snack foods grow, so does interest in opportunities to fortify maize-based foods to make them more nutrient-rich. In this study, researchers examined the nutritional, physical, and antinutritional properties of five maize-based snacks and collected household data on consumer preferences for the snacks.
The paper, "Diversifying the Utilization of Maize at Household Level in Zambia: Quality and Consumer Preferences of Maize-Based Snacks," was published in Foods in April 2021.
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