Snack bars are ready to eat food bars which consist of various cereals, nuts, seeds or dried fruits as the major ingredients. They are portable snacks that can provide energy during the day. Snack bars can be formulated to contain high energy, high protein and high fibre. Snack bars can also contain vitamins, minerals and other functional ingredients. In the production of healthy snack bars, a binding agent which consist of fats, sweeteners and stabiliser is used to bind the dry ingredients and transform the dry ingredients into a bar.
Main Researcher: Noor Lida Habi Mat Dian