Assessment on Level of Acceptance of Tomato Wine
Keywords:yeast, texture, fermentation, tomato wine
The researchers choose tomato wine as the product. Tomatospecies originated in Western South America and Central America. The word “wahuati tomato” gave rise to the Spanish word “tomato,” from which the English word tomato was derived from. Tomato was domesticated and used as a cultivated food may have originated with the indigenous people of Mexico. Descriptive and experimental research methods were used here. The results of the research showed that in 50 Grade 12 Home Economics (HE) Strandstudents, most of them approved the taste of tomato wine. The results were based on the interpretation of the product in terms of taste, texture, nutritional value, and presentation. The average grand mean for the students was 3.53, which had the verbal interpretation of strongly agree. Meanwhile, the results from 10 HE teachers showed that the grand mean was3.56, which had the verbal interpretation of agree. All indicates of variables had different results. In terms of taste, most of the respondents agreed that wine has a well-blended flavor, and “tasteless” was the least agreed indicator. In terms of aroma, most of the respondents agreed with the results of nutritional value. Most of the respondents agreed that tomato wine is rich in vitamins. and the least agreed indicator was low in cholesterol. In terms of presentation, most of the respondents agreed that tomato wine is safe to handle, and the least agreed indicator was the emphasis on the complexity of a dish’s composition.