Lycopene Extract from Tomato Chemical and Technical Assessment (cta)

  title={Lycopene Extract from Tomato Chemical and Technical Assessment (cta)},
  author={Susanne Rath and Zofia S Olempska-Beer},
Lycopene extract from tomato is a lycopene-rich extract prepared from the ripe fruits of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.). The product is manufactured by crushing tomatoes, to produce crude tomato juice that is then separated into serum and pulp. The pulp is subsequently extracted using ethyl acetate as a solvent. The final extract consists of tomato oil in which lycopene together with a number of other constituents that occur naturally in tomato, are dissolved and dispersed. These… CONTINUE READING

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