Food Processing, Dried Food, Frozen Food, Juice & Beverages

Impact of Ripening Stage and Drying on Selected Quality Attributes of Apple Mango Cubes and Leathers

  Apple mango is an improved cultivar that has been widely adopted by farmers in Kenya for use in the fresh market and processing. However, its production and consumption are adversely affected by high postharvest losses, which result from the perishable nature of the fruit, especially during...
Elizabeth Nakhungu Wafula
D.N. Sila
M.M. Wawire
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development

Optimización Experimental del Proceso de Liofilización de Uchuva Adicionada con Componentes Activios por Impregnación al Vacío

  Los procesos de optimización experimental, representan una herramienta efectiva para el mejoramiento de la calidad de los productos, contribuyendo en la diversificación de productos en la cadena de uchuva, como frutos promisorios de exportación. Objetivo: El objetivo del...
Misael Cortés R.
Edgar Herrera H.
Eduardo Rodríguez S.

Effect of Harvesting in Different Ripening Stages on Olive (Olea europea) Oil Quality

  The aim of the present study is to investigate the chemical and physical characteristics of the olive oil in different ripening stages of Manzanilla and Kalamata varieties to determine the optimum harvesting time of the olive fruits. The oil content was gradually increased due to the...
A.A. Sobhy El Sohaimy
H. Mohamed El-Sheikh
M. Taha Refaay
A.M. Mohamed Zaytoun
American Journal of Food Technology

Modeling the Thin-Layer Drying of Fruits and Vegetables: A Review

  The drying of fruits and vegetables is a complex operation that demands much energy and time. In practice, the drying of fruits and vegetables increases product shelf-life and reduces the bulk and weight of the product, thus simplifying transport. Occasionally, drying may lead to a great...
Daniel I. Onwude
Norhashila Hashim
Rimfiel B. Janius
Nazmi Mat Nawi
Khalina Abdan
Institute of Food Technologists

Processing of Fresh-Cut Tropical Fruits and Vegetables: A Technical Guide

Fruit and vegetable production and consumption in Asia and the Pacific region have shown a marked upward trend over the past several years. Rising consumer demand in the region has come with greater awareness of food safety issues and increased need for convenience and quality. The fresh-cut...
Jennylynd B. James
Tipvanna Ngarmsak
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Production of Alcohol by Yeast Isolated from Apple, Orange and Banana

The purpose of this study was to isolate wild yeast strains present in different fruits (apple, orange and banana) and to determine the yeast growth and the amount of alcohol production at various glucose concentrations. Three fruits namely apple, banana and orange were selected as natural sources...
Zahida Nasreen
Shaista Jabeen
Muafia Shafique
Shumaila Usman
Tehseen Yaseen
Ammara Yasmeen
Saima Nazir
International Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences

Effect of Different Roasting Levels and Particle Sizes on Ochratoxin A Concentration in Coffee Beans

Contamination of roasted coffee with ochratoxin A (OTA) is directly related to the processing quality throughout the coffee production chain, from the farming to the roasting processes. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of roasting and particle size on the residual concentration of...
Gislaine Oliveira
Daiani Maria da Silva
Rosemary Gualberto Fonseca Alvarenga Pereira
Leandro Carlos Paiva
Guilherme Prado
Luís Roberto Batista
Food Control

Quality of Mangosteen Juice Colored with Mangosteen Pericarp

This study aimed at production of mangosteen juice using mangosteen pericarp as a natural colorant. Furthermore, quality changes of the mangosteen juice during refrigerated storage were investigated. Formula of mangosteen juice was developed based on flavor and color by addition of sucrose and...
S Manurakchinakorn
Y Chainarong
C Sawatpadungkit
International Food Research Journal

Fruit and Vegetable Co-Products as Functional Feed Ingredients in Farm Animal Nutrition for Improved Product Quality

There are significant environmental, economic and social factors favoring the reutilization of fruit and vegetable processing co-products in farm animal nutrition. Current evidence shows that fruit and vegetable processing co-products can be effectively used in farm animal nutrition as functional...
Eleni Kasapidou
Evangelia Sossidou
Paraskevi Mitlianga

Efecto de distintas alternativas de elaboración de vinos de la variedad Tannat sobre la extracción de compuestos fenólicos de la uva

  Este trabajo fue realizado con el objetivo de evaluar el efecto del empleo de alternativas de vinificación sobre la extracción de compuestos fenólicos en uvas de la variedad Tannat. El ensayo se realizó en la vendimia 2011, utilizando 70 kg de uva en cada...
Sofía Traverso
Cecilia Baldi
Natalia Hernández
Guzmán Favre
Gustavo González-Neves
Alimentos Hoy