Healthy Snacks Created from Banana Blossom

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Healthy snacks created from banana blossom

UNIVERSITAS AIRLANGGA NEWS – Islamic Economics (Ekis) students of Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR) made a snack product from organic ingredients. The products are named Cripis.

The product made by seven students was the result of entrepreneurship courses. They were Mudina, Ayu Dwi Rukmana, Farda Dzakiyah, Nanda Sisan Bravionita, Andi Muhammad Hasan Estentiono, Nur Lailatul Fitriyah, and Andita Oktaviana Fatmawati.

Banana blossoms was chosen because it is still rarely processed as snacks and they wanted to make healthy snacks. The main ingredient is also one of the reasons to sell more of this product.

Mudina as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cripis revealed that the product brings several benefits, such as high fiber levels that is good for digestion. Furthermore, saponin content in the banana blossoms is also beneficial in reducing cholesterol and preventing cancer.

“There are several benefits of banana blossom. It can maintain our health,” Mudina said.

Cripis banana blossoms products are divided into two products. The first product is banana blossom chips and the second is banana blossom floss.

Furthermore, there are several different variants. Seven variants include original flavour, balado, barbecue, cheese, grilled chicken, roasted corn, and mercon (spicy flavour). The mercon variant is the best seller product.

“For the price, each of cripis chips and cripis floss is ten thousand rupiah.” Mudina said.

The product is popular among students. Mudina hoped that banana blossom products can give a good impact to community, especially as healthy food. (*)