Show simple item record Pizato, Sandriane Cortez-Vega, William Renzo Costa, Tailine Saturnino da Oliveira, Lauren Menegon de Prentice-Hernández, Carlos 2014-09-23T20:52:08Z 2014-09-23T20:52:08Z 2013
dc.identifier.citation PIZATO, Sandriane et al. Improvement Quality and Shelf Life Assessment of Minimally Processed Apples by Use of Protein Coatings. Journal of Food Research, v. 2, n. 5, 2013. Disponível em: <>. Acesso em 25 jul. 2014. pt_BR
dc.identifier.issn 1927-0895
dc.description.abstract Minimally processed fruits offer a convenient and practical product to the consumer, with quality and freshness similar to the in natura product. The aim of this study was to apply coatings of croaker protein isolate (Micropogonias furnieri) with organoclay (montmorillonite) on minimally processed apples during 12 days of storage at 5 ± 1 °C. The apples were washed, peeled and cut into cubes. Coatings were then applied where T1 (control sample), T2 (croaker protein isolate coating) and T3 (croaker protein isolate coating and montmorillonite (MMT). The pieces were allowed to drain into sieves and these were stored in polyethylene terephthalete (PET) packaging for a period of 12 days at 5 ± 1 °C. Analyses of weight loss, firmness, color (Lightness (L*), Chroma a* and b*), pH, and microbiological analyses (psychrotrophic, yeasts and molds, Salmonella and Escherichia coli) were carried out. The analyses were carried out in triplicate and evaluated at the times of 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 12 days of storage. The use of croaker protein isolate coating and MMT proved promising in keeping weight loss, microbiological counts, enzymatic browning and firmness loss at minimum in minimally processed apples. pt_BR
dc.language.iso eng pt_BR
dc.publisher Canadian Center of Science and Education pt_BR
dc.rights open access pt_BR
dc.subject Apples pt_BR
dc.subject MMT pt_BR
dc.subject Croaker Protein Isolate pt_BR
dc.subject Shelf Life Quality pt_BR
dc.title Improvement Quality and Shelf Life Assessment of Minimally Processed Apples by Use of Protein Coatings pt_BR
dc.type article pt_BR
dc.identifier.doi 10.5539/jfr.v2n5p24 pt_BR

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