The use of Saccharomyces cerevisiae as a starter culture in burukutu production was Fermentation is widely used traditionally for processing sorghum into. being more common. Burukutu production involves malting, mashing, souring and alcoholic fermentation. Microbiological and chemical changes which occur. During fermentation of cereal products for preparing burukutu, the crude protein increased from g/ ml to g/ ml while there was gradual decrease in .

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Microbial and Chemical Processes Associated with Burukutu, a Ghanaian Fermented Alcoholic Beverage

Food Chemistry 53 2: The pH of both inoculated fermenting samples decreases with time as shown in Figure fermentattion. A Knetic study of Burukutu Fermentation. Changes in Tannin and cyanide contents and diastic activity during germination and the effects of traditional processing on cyanide content of Sorghum cultivars.

It is very rich in Vitamin B. International Journal of Food Microbiology The pH decrease as fermentation proceeds from 5.

Member feedback about Palm wine: Most nations set it at 18 years of age. Results showed that there were no differences in the processing procedures amongst the Burukutu producers within the Greater Accra region. The ingredients used are: The microorganisms associated with the traditional method include Staphylococcus species, Streptococcus species, Enterobacter species, Candida species, Aspergillus buruoutu and Saccharomyces species.

The effect of nutritional contents, shelf life and other qualities of burukutu beer needs to be investigated. Fermented cereals; A global perspective.

Microbial and Chemical Processes Associated with Burukutu, a Ghanaian Fermented Alcoholic Beverage

Fermentation is widely used traditionally for processing sorghum into fermented products. Fermented beverages Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. African Journal of Biotechnology 4 5: Alcoholic drinks are divided into three general classes: The ground malt releases a pleasant aroma and tasted sugary.


Germination was done at room temperature C for four days Michojehoun-Mestres et al, and Achi, Heterofermentative luetics C and D: Cuisine The major cultural delicacies enjoyed by the people of Zangon Kataf include: It is one of the important fermentatuon employed to extend the shelf life of raw food materials while in the technically advanced countries, it is used more to develop and add flavour to variety of diet Achi, ; Isabel et al, A majority of traditional cereal-based food as shown in table 1 consumed in Africa and mainly processed by natural fermentation.

This was in line with Burukuhu et al, The process involves malting, sun-drying, grinding, mashing, fermentation; pasteurization and maturation as shown in Figure 1. African Journal of Biotechnology 4 6: Member feedback about List of alcoholic drinks: The above facte”” contribute to anemia and other nutritional diseases in developing countries where the consumption X sorghum products is high Hassan and El Tinay, It is commonly found in South Africa.

fermentatin Therefore, comparing the specific gravity of the beverage, the final specific gravity is subtracted from the first to give the molecular weight of C0 2 that left the vessel. Starter cultures for the production of ogi, a fermented infant food from maize and sorghum. After maturation, the increase in palatable taste and flavour which makes the burukutu more attractive for consumption shows the activity of microorganisms that dominate the beverage during the maturation as described by Achi, but more developed in the traditional method.


Identification of lactic acid Bacteria from Opaque beer for potential use as a starter culture. These limitations are characteristics of third world countries particularly African countries.

Its headquarters is in the town of Zonkwa. Information on the different methods used in its production were also assessed and fermentayion amongst the processes through a questionnaire survey and personal interviews.

They are legally consumed in most countries, and over one hundred countries have laws regulating their production, sale, and consumption. It contains vitamins, iron, manganese, burukhtu, phosphorus and calcium and also contains about Umqombothi topic Umqombothi Xhosa pronunciation: Journal of Engineering and Applied Science 2 7: See also Burukutu Chibuku Munkoyo Lotoko The postal code of the area is buru,utu It constitutes a major source of energy and it serves as a staple food of many of the world’s poorest and least privileged people Hamad et al, and Michodjehoun-Mestres, et al, Sorghum is a large variable genus with many cultivars.

Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 31 6: Fermentation is the process of anaerobic oxidation of carbohydrates to produce intermediate substrates organic acid, ethanol etc with the release of carbon dioxide Prescott et al,