85% roasted maize by weight + 15% chicken powder by weight
80% roasted maize by weight + 20% chicken powder by weight
75% roasted maize by weight + 25% chicken powder by weight
Regular steamed white rice was used, with four different gravies containing different amounts of the chicken powder.
The test for homogeneity of the samples showed that mothers were able to distinguish the samples into 2 unique groups, control sample (containing no chicken powder) versus the 3 test samples (containing different levels of dehydrated chicken powder in the gravy) (p<0.
This is good news for incorporating the chicken powder in their regular diet as a means to improve their intake of quality protein and essential micronutrients.
Mothers who participated in the study said they will definitely incorporate the chicken powder in food to feed their children and the entire family.
The protein content of the chicken powder by weight is far higher (72-75% versus 17%) compared to the corn-soy blend, although the Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score (PDCAAS) values are similar.
Since environmental protection requirements vary in different regions, and domestic consumers hold it unbeneficial to eat much gourmet powder while they turn to the chicken extract and chicken powder, the gourmet industry is forced into plight.