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Combined effects of chemical dip and/or carrageenan coating and/or controlled atmosphere on quality of fresh-cut banana
abstract The combined effect of chemical dip and/or edible coating and/or controlled atmosphere (CA) on qualityof fresh-cut banana was investigated. Banana slices were subject to a 3-min dip into aExpand
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Physicochemical changes during strawberry development in the field compared with those that occur in harvested fruit during storage
Chandler', 'Oso Grande' and 'Sweet Charlie' strawberry cultivars were harvested at four stages of color development ranging from color break to full red and stored in the dark for 8 days at 1 ◦ C.Expand
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Shelf life of minimally processed apple (cv. Jonagored) determined by colour changes
Abstract Physical, chemical and sensory changes of cut apple (cv. Jonagored) stored in the dark at 4 °C were evaluated. Colour was found to be the critical parameter for this product. Apple cubesExpand
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Possible Influences of Water Loss and Polyphenol Oxidase Activity on Anthocyanin Content and Discoloration in Fresh Ripe Strawberry (cv. Oso Grande) During Storage at 1 °C
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Polyphenoloxidase activity and total phenolic content as related to browning of minimally processed ‘Jonagored’ apple
Phenolic content, polyphenoloxidase (PPO) activity and browning have been reported by different authors to vary in different ways, depending on cultivar, picking maturity, storage conditions, etc.Expand
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Mathematical Modelling of Osmotic Dehydration Kinetics of Apple Cubes
Apple cubes were osmotically dehydrated at 25, 40 and 60C, using sucrose or sorbitol, and the mass ratio of sample to solution of 1:4 and 1:10, at atmospheric pressure or vacuum pressure of 150 mbar.Expand
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Effects of vacuum packaging on the physical quality of minimally processed potatoes
In recent years, consumers have become more health conscious in their food choices but they also have less time to prepare healthy meals. As a result, minimally processed (MP) products have become anExpand
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Modified atmosphere package for apple ‘Bravo de Esmolfe’
Abstract Apple ‘Bravo de Esmolfe’ original from the parish of ‘Esmolfe’ is cultivated in specific regions of Portugal. This cultivar of medium to low production requires very low temperatures, but itExpand
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QUALITY OF STRAWBERRIES AFTER STORAGE IN CONTROLLED ATMOSPHERES AT ABOVE OPTIMUM STORAGE TEMPERATURES
Chandler' strawberries (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.) were stored either in 5% O2 + 15% CO2 or 10% O2 + 20% CO2 at 4 or 10C to study the effects of controlled atmospheres (CA) at temperatures above theExpand
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CHARACTERIZATION OF POLYPHENOLOXIDASE (PPO) EXTRACTED FROM JONAGORED APPLE
Abstract Polyphenoloxidase (PPO) was extracted from apple (cv. Jonagored) with addition of 2% PVP and 0.25% Triton X100 to the extraction buffer containing phenolic adsorbents. Experiments wereExpand
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