Quality maintenance of fennels as fresh cut products

  title={Quality maintenance of fennels as fresh cut products},
  author={Riccardo Massantini and Maria Cristina Salcini and Danilo Monarca and Massimo Cecchini},
Fennel production in Italy is quite large, especially in Central Italy. Fennel can be eaten cooked or as a fresh vegetable. In the latter case, it is available at a retail market also as a minimally processed product. Freshness, nutritional content, and sensorial aspects like visual quality and taste, represent the main important characteristics.The aim of our research was to give suggestions on prolonging the shelf life of fennel as a ready to eat vegetable. Sliced fennel was placed in trays… CONTINUE READING