Guava (Psidium guajava L.) is a fruit found in tropical and sub-tropical areas around the world. It is one of the most popular fruits of Indian sub continent grouped under fruits of high ascorbic acid content. Apart, the fruit is a rich source of pectin, calcium, iron and phosphorus. Owing to wide availability, excellent taste, flavour and high nutritional value, the fruit is called as ‘common man’s apple’. It is often labeled as "super fruit" because it contains 4 times more vitamin C than orange, 3 times more proteins and 4 times more fiber than pineapple, 2 times more lycopene than tomato and potassium level higher than banana.
In most of countries, guava is used as a fresh fruit and has high post harvest losses due to short shelf life. It is a well known fact that processing is a potent measure to utilize a major portion of fruit production along with better profitability and employment generation.
The app describes the recipes for making processed guava products viz. pulp, jelly, squash, juice, powder, cheese, toffee, bar, supari, ketchup etc. The apps will help people all around the globe to make and relish Indian styled guava products. The provided information will be helpful in reducing post harvest losses of guava, generation of employment opportunities and improve the livelihood status of the farmers.