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A. Background of the Study Coffee is a brewed beverage with a dark, slightly acidic flavor prepared from the roasted seeds of the coffee plant, called coffee beans. Green (unroasted) coffee is one of the most traded agricultural commodities in the world. Coffee can have a stimulating effect on humans due to its caffeine content. It is one of the most-consumed beverages in the world. Ampalaya (Momordica charantia Linn.), also known as Bitter Melon, is a crawling vine that grows well in tropical countries, particularly in the Philippines. Known for its bitter taste, the Ampalaya is at once a staple ingredient in Filipino and Asian cuisines and a reliable home remedy for various illnesses, particularly diabetes. But aside from its role as a healthy food, Ampalaya is especially valued by diabetics for its known anti-diabetes.
The researcher decided to use ampalaya seeds instead of throwing it and decided to use the seeds as coffee to know if it could be a good alternative to the commercial one.

B. Statement of the Problem The main problem of the study is to make coffee from ampalaya seeds. It also answers the following problems: 1. What are the characteristics of the different ampalaya coffee samples in terms of: a. Color b. Aroma c. Taste d. Acidity 2. What is the acceptability of the different ampalaya coffee samples prepared? 3. Is there a significant difference on the characteristics and acceptability of the different ampalaya coffee samples?

C. Objectives of the Study The following are the objectives of the study: 1. To produce coffee using ampalaya seeds as the main ingredient. 2. To determine if the ampalaya seeds have considerable characteristics of the products in terms of color, aroma, taste, and acidity. 3. To determine and compare the levels of acceptability of the…...

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