Let me guess! The instant sinigang mix you are thinking of is packed in a small sachet. It is in powder form and made of natural and artificial flavors. It is mixed to when cooking sinigang to get a nearly perfect taste love by all. Its use avoids the hassle of repeated trial and error.
I was thinking exactly the same thing but I was wrong. This sinigang mix is a real deal. It has chunks of meat and slices of gabi, string beans, kangkong and radish. This might change the way you look at instant food mixes.
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A ready mix with broiled meat or seafood topped with native vegetables like gabi, stringbeans, kangkong and radish “Sinigang” dish readily available to avoid its tedious and long preparation. Shelf life of the product is one (1) year.
Application of the Technology:
The altering sour-salty flavor that competes for the attention of the taste buds is now captured in the FNRl lnstant Sinigang Mix. It is a ready mix composed of native vegetables like gabi, string beans, kangkong and radish in tamarind broth.
Instant Sinigang Mix is a ready-to-eat convenience food item and thus the tedious and long preparation of the dish is avoided. It can be promoted as a mainstream Filipino product in the export and local markets. Value-added products increase farmers’ income finding market for their produce.
Year Developed: 2004
Source of Technology:
Joyce R. Tobias, Wenefrida N. Lainez
Food and Nutrition Research Institute – Department of Science and Technology
DOST Compound, Gen. Santos Ave., Bicutan, Taguig City
839-1836 / 837-2934
Contact Person: Engr. Raul C. Sabularse
Position: Deputy Executive Director
Address: DOST Compound, Gen. Santos Ave., Bicutan, Taguig City
Tel No.: 837-2926, 837-2935, 837-6154
Fax No.: 837-2926
Amount Invested: 0.00
Contact Person: Dr. Graciano P. Yumul, Jr.
Position: Undersecretary for R
Address: DOST Compound Gen. Santos Ave., Bicutan, Taguig City
Tel No.: 837-2071 to 82 local 2510 or 2010
Fax No.: 837-2943