Biotransformation of Citrus By-Products into Value Added Products

@article{Mamma2014BiotransformationOC,
  title={Biotransformation of Citrus By-Products into Value Added Products},
  author={Diomi Mamma and Paul Christakopoulos},
  journal={Waste and Biomass Valorization},
  year={2014},
  volume={5},
  pages={529-549}
}
Citrus by-products are the processing wastes generated after citrus juice extraction and constitute about 50 % of fresh fruit weight. This solid residue comprised of peel (flavedo and albedo), pulp (juice sac residue), rag (membranes and cores) and seeds. The disposal of the fresh peels is becoming a major problem to many factories. Usually, citrus juice industries dry the residue and it is either sold as raw material for pectin extraction or pelletized for animal feeding, though none of these… CONTINUE READING

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