Food & Beverage - Process Technology, Ingredients, Functional Foods, Food Safety

Concentrated solar drying of tomatoes

  Fruits and vegetables are an integral part of the human diet. Many developing countries such as Tanzania experience post-harvest losses of 40%, and there is little ability to preserve and store foods for off-season consumption due to expensive or unreliable energy and a lack of access to...
Blake Ringeisen
Diane M. Barrett
Pieter Stroeve
Energy for Sustainable Development

Labelling of Natural Products: The United States Market

Exporters of natural products from developing countries do not always have easy access to guidance and information on how to meet key market requirements. Labelling products correctly is an essential requirement to sell natural products in the United States of America consumer market. The type of...
International Trade Centre
International Trade Centre

Estudio de Mercado Mermeladas, Jaleas y Compotas en EE.UU

  Lo que en Chile se conoce como industria de mermeladas, en EE.UU se define como de confituras, la que considera 3 categorías: mermeladas, jaleas y compotas (jam, jelly and preserves). La mermelada es preparada en base a la cocción de trozos frutas a las que se han incorporado...
Oficina Comercial de Chile en Washington D.C, EE.UU- ProChile

Effect of Pre-drying, Blanching and Citric Acid Treatments on the Quality of Fried Sweet Potato Chips

  Frying of sweet potato slices is carried out to convert the roots to value added products. Frying method brings out unique flavor and texture to the products that improve their overall acceptability. The aim of this work was to determine the effect of some pretreatments on moisture, vitamin...
G. Abdulla
Gehan A. El-Shourbagy
Mahmoud Z. Sitohy
American Journal of Food Technology

Caracterización fisicoquímica de la grasa de las semillas del fruto de copoazú

Con el fin de establecer las similitudes entre la grasa de Copoazú y la manteca de cacao para su aprovechamiento industrial se realizaron pruebas fisicoquímicas a ocho accesiones provenientes del Departamento del Caquetá; además de caracterizar morfológicamente...
Liliana Moreno
Angélica Sandoval
Jennifer Criollo
Dagoberto Criollo
Revista Alimentos Hoy

Agro-industrial utilization of cactus pear

Cactus pear (Opuntia spp.) makes a valuable contribution to the food security and nutrition of people throughout the world wherever water is scarce. The plant is highly versatile and, in addition to feeding people, it is widely used for livestock feed, burned as fuel and used to protect the...
Carmen Sáenz
Horst Berger
Armida Rodríguez-Félix
Ljubica Galletti
Joel Corrales García
Elena Sepúlveda
María Teresa Varnero
Víctor García de Cortázar
Roberto Cuevas García
Enrique Arias
Candelario Mondragón
Inocencio Higuera
Cadmo Rosell

Studies on Debittering of Sweet Orange Juice

  Sweet orange is the important citrus fruit crop grown throughout the world; it contributes 71 per cent of the total citrus fruit production. Fresh juice of sweet orange is refreshing, thirst quenching and energizing drink that improves health and nutritional requirements. It provides 45 kcal...
A.N. Siddiqui
D.N. Kulkarni
K.D. Kulkarni
M.Z. Mulla
World Journal of Dairy & Food Sciences

Optimización de las condiciones de deshidratación osmótica de espárrago (Asparragus officinalis) utilizando la metodología de superficie de respuesta

Se realizó un Screening utilizando un diseño factorial fraccionado, las variables independientes fueron la concentración de NaCl (4 – 20%), temperatura (20 – 50°C), tiempo de inmersión (10 – 300 min), velocidad de agitación (0 – 150...
David Torres Celis
Daniel Salvador Rodríguez
Roger Baltazar Flores
Raúl Siche
Agroindustrial Science, Universidad Nacional de Trujillo, Perú

Development of frozen-fried yam slices: optimization of the processing conditions

The research performed on yam processing mainly concerns the production of crisps and flour. However, its transformation into deep-frozen French fries does not necessitate any other equipment than those used for potatoes. The industrial process of production of frozen French fries traditionally...
Y Touré
C Nindjin
Y Brostaux
GN Amani
M Sindic
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development

Phytochemicals and antioxidant properties of different parts of Camellia sinensis leaves from Sabah Tea Plantation in Sabah, Malaysia

This study was conducted to determine the total phenolic (TPC) and total flavonoid content (TFC) as well as the antioxidant activity of 50% ethanolic extracts from different parts of Camellia sinensis (shoot, young and matured leaves). Comparison was also made between black (fermented) and green (...
M. N. Nor Qhairul Izzreen
A. B. Mohd Fadzelly
International Food Research Journal