Physical and chemical properties of granulated cane sugar "panelas"

  title={Physical and chemical properties of granulated cane sugar "panelas"},
  author={M. Guerra and Mar{\'i}a Virginia Mujica},
  journal={Food Science and Technology International},
  • M. Guerra, María Virginia Mujica
  • Published 2010
  • Chemistry
  • Food Science and Technology International
  • "Panela" is a natural sweetener obtained by concentrating sugar cane juice and handmade in small factories. In the study carried out, the physical and chemical properties of two commercial brands of artisanal granulated panelas and of one made on an experimental level were determined. Three lots of each sample were analyzed. The parameters measured were moisture, aw, protein, ash, minerals, reducing sugars, sucrose, pH, color (L, a and b), insoluble solids (IS), transmittance a 720 nm and… CONTINUE READING
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