Biochemical Characterization of the Almonds of Hyphaene Guineensis of Prefecture of Pointe Noire in the Republic of Congo
International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering and Technology, 10 (4), 2019, pp 32-39
8 Pages Posted: 25 Feb 2020
Date Written: 2019
Hyphaene guineensis is one of the Palm trees that grow in the Republic of Congo. Their almonds are high in carbohydrates (41,18%). The humidity is 37,32%; The levels of protein, fat and fiber are respectively: 5,64% 13,51% and 10.85%. The ash content is 2.35%. Among the identified ions, there are: phosphorus: 0.18%, iron: 0.06%, Calcium: 0.44% and Magnesium: 0.65%. The calculated energy is 308, 87 Kcal / 100g. The fruits have mass average of 87, 88g.
Keywords: Hyphaene guineensis, almonds, Palm, characterization
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