Food Ingredients, Natural Colors, Natural Flavors, Spices & Herbs

Mathematical Modeling of Thin Layer Drying of Green Plantain (Musa paradisiaca L.) Peel

  In this work green plantain peel was characterized in terms of moisture, and dry basis hemicellulose (HC), cellulose, lignin, crude fiber (CB), crude protein (CP), ether extract (EE), starch, nitrogen free extract (NFE), total digestible nutrients (TDN) and ash. According to the high...
A. M. Faneite
A. Rincón
A. Ferrer
I. Angós
G. Arguello
International Food Research Journal

Production of Good Quality Wine from Single and Mixture of Fruit Peels

  Processing fruits into juices and related products generates a lot of wastes in form of peels which cause disposal problems. This paper summarizes the outcomes of a study of an alternative utilization of these wastes into wine making that could tremendously minimize financial disposal...
J. Balamaze
J. Wambete
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development

Estabilidad de Antocianinas durante el Almacenamiento de Jugos de Arándanos

  Antecedentes: Los arándanos y productos de arándano tienen alto valor nutricional, especialmente por su alto contenido de antocianinas. Estas son potentes antioxidantes y poseen alta capacidad de secuestrar radicales libres. Así, los arándanos y productos de ar...
Luz Marina Zapata
Juan Manuel Castagnini
Carlos Fabio Quinteros
Evelin Carlier
Mariana Jimenez-Veuthey
Cecilia Cabrera

Isolation, Composition, Structure, Properties,Modifications, and Uses of Yam Starch

  Starch is the major carbohydrate in yam tubers and can amount up to 80% of the dry matter. The starch quality determines the quality of food and industrial products made from yam tubers. This review summarizes the present knowledge of the isolation, composition, structure, property,...
Fan Zhu
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

Bread with Flour Obtained From Green Banana with its Peel as Partial Substitute for Wheat Flour: Physical, Chemical and Microbiological Characteristics and Acceptance

  The effect of the addition of green banana (with its peel) flour (GBF) as a partial substitute (10% or 20%) for wheat flour on the physical, chemical and microbiological characteristics and on the acceptance of breads was evaluated. Breads with GBF had lower protein content (8.9-10.8 g/100g...
A.A.B Gomes
M.E. Ferreira
T.C. Pimentel
International Food Research Journal

Selenized Garlic: A Future Prospect or Already a Current Functional Food?

  In the last years, functional foods have awakened consumer, scientific and business interest. A commonly found vegetable in such kind of foods includes garlic (Allium sativum). By its ability for selenium (Se) bio-accumulation, garlic can turn into an attractive option of selenized food....
Leticia B. Escudero
Romina P. Monasterio
Víctor M. Lipinski
María Flavia Filippini
Rodolfo G. Wuilloud
Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias

Development of High Protein and Sugar-Free Cookies Fortified with Pea (Pisum sativum L.) Flour, Soya Bean (Glycine max L.) Flour and Oat (Avena sativa L.) Flakes

  High protein and sugar-free cookies fortified with different levels of pea flour, soya bean flour and oat flakes, were developed. Sucralose was used instead of sucrose with the intention to develop sugar-free cookies. Proximate composition, storage stability tests, microbiological analysis...
T. Amin
A. Bashir
B.N. Dar
H.R. Naik
International Food Research Journal

Secado Solar, Valor Agregado para Pequeños Productores de Oregano en el Alto Valle de Río Negro, Argentina

  El consumo de hierbas aromáticas viene registrando un sostenido aumento a nivel mundial en los últimos años, especialmente en los países desarrollados. Las hierbas aromáticas deshidratadas se usan en alimentos; se comercializan en forma de condimentos o...
Claudia Moreno
Hugo Curzel
Mariconda Laura
Biec Marisa
Revista Iberoamericana de Tecnología Postcosecha

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

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