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

Fortificación de hongos comestibles Pleurotus ostreatus) con calcio, selenio y vitamina C

La ingeniería de matrices es una metodología de obtención de alimentos funcionales que utiliza la técnica de impregnación al vacío para incorporar componentes con actividad fisiológica en la estructura de los alimentos porosos. El objetivo de este...
Misael Cortés R.
Andrea García S.
Héctor Suárez M.
Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia

Effect of Infusion Method and Parameters on Solid Gain in Blueberries

In order to obtain optimal processing conditions for producing infused blueberries with high solid gain, we investigated the infusion characteristics of blueberries under various processing parameters in sugar solutions with 1:1 ratio of solution and berries. Static batch constant concentration...
Junling Shi
Zhongli Pan
Tara H. McHugh
Edward Hirschberg
Food and Bioprocess Technology

Microwave/Vacuum Drying of Cranberries (Vacccinium macrocarpon)

Mechanically pretreated (cut) and osmotically dehydrated cranberries (Vaccinium macrocarpon) were dried using microwaves (MW) under subatmospheric pressure. Two MW modes were tested (continuous and pulsed), two combinations of pulsed MW mode (30 sec on/30 sec off, 30 sec on/45 sec off) and three...
P.S. Sunjka
V. Orsat
G.S.V. Raghavan
American Journal of Food Technology

Drying and quality characteristics of fresh and sugar-infused blueberries dried with infrared radiation heating

We evaluated the finished product quality and infrared (IR) drying characteristics of fresh and sugar-infused blueberries dried with a catalytic infrared (CIR) dryer. IR drying tests were conducted at four product temperatures (60, 70, 80, and 90 °C) to evaluate the drying rate and the color...
Junling Shi
Zhongli Pan
Tara H. McHugh
Delilah Wood
Edward Hirschberg
Don Olson
Swiss Society of Food Science and Technology

Effects of different pre-treatments on energy consumption during freeze drying of pineapple pieces

Osmotic dehydration and microwave heating were combined with freeze-drying to obtain dehydrated pineapple. The effects of combined technologies on energy consumption, drying time and kinetics were analyzed. It was generally observed that the processes that include osmotic dehydration reduced the...
José Mauricio Pardo
Dolly Andrea Leiva
Interciencia

Pilot-Scale Study of the Purification and Concentration of Non-Digestible Saccharides from Yacon Rootstock Using Membrane Technology

The effectiveness of a membrane process combining ultrafiltration (UF) and nanofiltration (NF) for purifying and concentrating non-digestible saccharides (NDS) from yacon rootstock was examined. The yacon rootstock used as experimental material contains, among various other agromaterials, a...
Takeo Kamada
Mitsutoshi Nakajima
Hiroshi Nabetani
Satoshi Iwamoto
Food Science and Technology International

Organic Fruits and Vegetables from the Tropics

Market, Certification and Production Information for Producers and International Trading Companies For some people organic agriculture is “farming without chemical fertilizers and pesticides”. This is short and concise, but misses important characteristics. Organic agriculture follows...
UNCTAD
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

Secado de uchuva (Physalis peruviana L) por aire caliente con pretratamiento de osmodeshidratación

En este trabajo se determinan las condiciones de temperatura más favorables para un proceso de secado de uchuva (Physalis peruviana L) con aire caliente, con deshidratación osmótica (DO) como pretratamiento, utilizando una solución de sacarosa de 70° Brix a 40°...
Adriana M. Castro
Ligia Rodríguez
Edgar M. Vargas
Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia

Preparing and Canning Jams and Jellies

Guide for small batch canning preparation of jams and jellies. Content: Making jelly without added pectin Extracting juices and making jelly Making jam without added pectin Making jams and jellies with added pectin Pear-apple jam Strawberry-rhubarb jelly...
USDA
USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning

Preparación de aceitunas

Dada su larga historia, la aceituna se ha adaptado a las diversas costumbres de los países que privilegiarion su consumo. Así, su preparación difiere en cada zona, pudiendo ser considerada fiel reflejo de la identidad de cada cultura. Por tradición, España es...
Francisco Tapia C.
Veronica Arancibia A.
INIA Chile