Colour and colour stability of hot processed frozen minced beef. Results from chemical model experiments tested under storage conditions.

Minced beef based on hot processed meat was found to show an improved red colour and, more significantly, to show a better colour stability with respect to brown discoloration, when compared to minced beef resulting from a traditional (cold) process. The colour was followed by tristimulus colorimetry during freezer storage (product temperature -18°C) in a… (More)