Alimentos y Bebidas - Tecnología de Procesos, Ingredientes, Alimentos Funcionales

Efecto del Curado Sobre las Propiedades Térmicas del Almidón de Camote (Ipomoea batatas L.)

  Se evaluó el efecto de la temperatura (29, 32 y 35ºC) y del tiempo (2, 4 y 6 días) de curado, a humedades relativas de 85 a 95%, sobre las propiedades térmicas de los almidones de camote, variedad INA-100, cuyas raíces estuvieron 50 días almacenadas...
Laura Linares
Milber Ureña
Jenny Ruales
Escuela de Ingeniería Agroindustrial

Optimización por Diseño de Mezclas de la Aceptabilidad de una Galleta Enriquecida con Quinua (Chenopodium quinoa), Soya (Glycine max) y Cacao (Theobroma cacao L.)

  El objetivo de este trabajo fue formular una galleta enriquecida de alta aceptabilidad mediante la sustitución parcial (15%) de harina de trigo por harina de quinua, soya y cacao; la evaluación de la aceptabilidad general de la galleta fue realizada por 30 panelistas no...
Lía Velásquez
Victor Aredo
Yesica Caipo
Eduardo Paredes
Escuela de Ingeniería Agroindustrial

The Genus Heracleum: A Comprehensive Review on Its Phytochemistry, Pharmacology,and Ethnobotanical Values as a Useful Herb

  Heracleum species, also known as hogweed, are traditionally used as food additives, spices, and flavoring agents. Moreover, these plants are widely used in folklore medicine for the treatment of many disorders such as inflammation, flatulence, stomachache, epilepsy, psoriasis, and as...
Mir Babak Bahadori
Leila Dinparast
Gokhan Zengin
Institute of Food Technologists

Performance of Drying Technologies to Ensure Microbial Safety of Dried Fruits and Vegetables

  Dried fruits, vegetables, herbs, and spices are produced in and sourced from many countries worldwide, but they have been increasingly reported to be involved in outbreaks and alerts due to the presence of foodborne pathogens such as Salmonella. These dried products are mainly...
Sim´eon Bourdoux
Dan Li
Andreja Rajkovic
Frank Devlieghere
Mieke Uyttendaele
Institute of Food Technologists

CBI Product Factsheet: Exotic Roots and Tubers in Europe

  The European market for exotic roots and tubers is small but growing. Cassava and yams are the biggest sellers. Volumes of taro, yautia or malanga and other roots that are less well known in the European market, are still very small. The main market are ethnic food shops and restaurants, but...
LEI Wageningen UR
Michel Peperkamp
Piet Schotel
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

CBI Product Factsheet: Fresh Pomegranates in Europe

  The European Union (EU) is a net importer of fresh pomegranates. In 2014, 42 thousand tonnes of pomegranates (imports minus exports) were added to the apparent consumption of pomegranates in the EU, in addition to the volume produced locally. Pomegranates are a luxury fruit that sells well...
LEI Wageningen
Michel Peperkamp
Piet Schotel
CBI Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Postharvest Handling of Sweetpotatoes

  Contents:  Proper Handling Pays Growing for Improved Postharvest Quality Harvesting for Quality The Curing and Storage Facility Curing for Quality Benefits of Curing Problems Associated with Improper Curing Storing for Quality Problems Associated with Improper Storage Conditions...
Brooke A. Edmunds
Michael D. Boyette
Christopher A. Clark
Donald M. Ferrin
Tara P. Smith
Gerald J. Holmes
North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

Plantain, Banana and Wheat Flour Composites in Bread Making: Prospects for Industrial Application

  Bread is one of the most convenient, least expensive and most important staple foods in the world today. It is usually fermented and baked into loaves or cakes. Bread making has been with the Chinese for 5000 years and has also been found in ancient Egyptian tombs and reported widely in the...
Tajudeen Adeniji
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development

Agronomic and Technological Factors Affecting Tunisian Olive Oil Quality

  Olive oil is a very versatile product. It has distinctive virtues in the fields of health and nutrition. For this reason olive oil quality has attracted attention and become the focus of many studies. Olive oil quality depends on several factors such as ripening, extraction method, soil type...
Ines Gharbi
Manel Issaoui
Sounira Mehri
Imed Cheraief
Samira Sifi
Mohammed Hammami
Scientific Research Publishing

Production and Processing of Pinapple

  Contents:  1. Description of the plant 2. Soil and climate suitable for pineapple development 3. Preparation of the land 4. Planting  5. Maintenance and phytosanitary protection 6. Financial information 7. Pineapple consumption and processing...
K. Edoh Adabe
Salama Hind
Abdou Maïga
Engineers Without Borders, Cameroon (ISF Cameroun) and The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA