Key Find­ings

Consumer Voice - - Digestive Biscuits -

• Based on the over­all test find­ings, Priyagold is the top per­former. It is also the value-for-money brand (Rs 20 for 200 gm pack). • In the sen­sory panel tests, An­mol was the most liked brand and was fol­lowed by Priyagold and Crem­ica. The least pre­ferred brands were Dukes and Parle. • Di­etary fi­bre was high­est in Patanjali (7.1 per cent), fol­lowed by Priyagold with 6.6 per cent. How­ever, the di­etary fi­bre in Patanjali was much lower than their claim of 12.48 per cent. • Di­etary fi­bre was low­est in Crem­ica (4.3 per cent). • The high­est amount of pro­tein was found in Priyagold (8.6 per cent); it was low­est in Crem­ica (7.0 per cent). • Fat was found high­est in Dukes (23.5 per cent) and Unibic (23.5 per cent), and low­est in An­mol (15 per cent). Most of the brands have used palm oil. • En­ergy value was high­est in Dukes (499.9 kcal/100 gm) and low­est in An­mol (458.6 kcal/100 gm). • Car­bo­hy­drates per­cent­age was high­est in An­mol (73.4) and low­est in Unibic (63.8). • Sugar content was high­est in An­mol (22.5 per cent) and low­est in Bri­tan­nia (17 per cent). Con­sume less sugar, par­tic­u­larly if you are an el­derly per­son or a diabetic. • Crem­ica (370 cfu/100 gm) and An­mol (310 cfu/100 gm) were found to have a slightly higher to­tal plate count. How­ever, In­dian Stan­dard has not spec­i­fied any limit for TPC.

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