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Research Paper | Management | Indonesia | Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017
Development Result of Kecombrang Fruit Become Various Products for Home Industry
Abstract: Prospect of developing kecombrang fruit has produced various products for home industry (research result of Stranas, 2015-2016) and need to disseminated through this paper. Research for prospects of kecombrang fruit development has implemented since 2014 even continues until now. The goal is to produce products various for home industry. The survey results show that kecombrang plants everywhere but still in the form of wild plants because it is not known in general the utilisation by the community. Therefore, the results should be disseminated to be known by the community as one of the most useful local food. R & D in the form of experiments in the laboratory and field has produced a variety of products with formulas, flavours, colours, textures, aromas, endurance, labels and packaging that are better and viable for home industry. Prototype product model is the best used as training materials and community empowerment by using life skill learning model in cooperation with Village Community Empowerment Board. Evaluation data were collected by (1) organoleptic test by panellist, (2) observation, (3) interview, (4) questionnaire, (5) FGD, (6) nutritional product analysis. Data were analysed by descriptive and qualitative. Evaluation of research results indicates that there are products various that have produced. Feasible for home industry and need to be disseminated are Drink Kecombrang Josani Aneka Rasa, Instant Beverages, Sugar, Candy, Various Ice Cream Kecombrang, with formula, taste, colour, texture, Aroma, endurance, labels and better packaging. The results of organoleptic tests show that the products that have produced are trendy. Nutritional content of kecombrang products is high. Result Evaluation of research indicates that kecombrang can make many products which very liked by society and can become the home industry to increase community productivity.
Keywords: Kecombrang, Fruit Development, Various Products, Home
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017,
Pages: 322 - 327