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

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

Effects of Postharvest Curing Treatment on Flesh Colour and Phenolic Metabolism in Fresh-cut Potato Products

  The flesh colour and phenolic metabolism in potato tuber during curing and after cut were investigated. Result indicated that postharvest curing not only changed phenolic metabolism during curing, but also improved fresh-cut colour for 12 days after fresh cut. Significantly lower PAL and...
Qingguo Wang
Yu Cao
Lili Zhou
Cai-Zhong Jiang
Yanyan Feng
Shaochong Wei

Cultivation of Tomato

  Tomato is one of the most widely cultivated crops in the world. It is an important source of vitamins and an important cash crop for smallholders and medium-scale commercial farmers. This Agrodok focuses on good practices for growing a healthy tomato crop and obtaining a reasonably steady...
Shankara Naika
Joep van Lidt de Jeude
Marja de Goffau
Martin Hilmi
Barbara van Dam

Quality of Waterjet- and Blade-Cut Romaine Salad

  Cutting operations for fresh-cut produce are usually accomplished by stainless steel knives. Waterjet cutting employs a very small stream of high-pressure water, and the type of nozzle, conveyor speed, and water pressure are the main factors that affect the quality of the cut. Two tests were...
M.I. Cantwell
A.A.M. Melo
G. Hong
S. Klose
University of California

World Pineapple Production: An Overview

  This review paper discusses the origin, production, cultivation practices, storage, transportation and uses of pineapple. The economic importance of pineapple is easily justified by its unique characteristics as a fruit, which ensured its rapid diffusion and adoption, in the tropics and...
Farid Hossain
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development

Alimentos Producidos Orgánicamente

  Estas directrices se han preparado con el fin de ofrecer un enfoque concertado respecto a los requisitos que socalzan la producción, el etiquetado y la producción de propiedades de los alimentos producidos orgánicamente. La finalidad de estas directrices es: Proteger a...
World Health Organization
World Health Organization

Setting up and Running a Small Food Business

  This is the first in a series of manuals on small-scale food processing, compiled by contributors from several developing countries. Intended as a practical guide for people starting or operating a food business, it covers a range of topics including: hygiene, equipment, product testing,...
Keith Atkinson
Barrie Axtell
Saliou Diop
Eyabi Eyabi George Divine
Peter Fellows
Happiness Mchomvu
Peggy Oti-Boateng
Robinah Sobano
Rosemary Wanjau
Rodah Zulu

Sustainable Food Production Practices in the Caribbean

  Contents: 1. The role of small producers, family farms and women farmers in sustainable food production and food security 2. Youth: Adding value to agriculture in the Caribbean 3. Small animal production systems: Rabbits and ducks 4. Rain shelters and net-houses for vegetable production 5....
Wayne G. Ganpat
Wendy-Ann P. Isaac
Ian Randle Publishers

Cassava: Production and Processing

  Contents: 1. Description of the plant 2. Cassava production 3. Cassava harvesting 4. Storing cassava 5. Some food products based on cassava leaves 6. Cassava processing 7. Socio-economic indicators 8. Additional information
Justin Kouakou
Samuel Nanga Nanga
Catherine Plagne-Ismail
Aman Mazalo Pali
Kukom Edoh Ognakossan