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Formulation of osmo - dehydrated cashew apple (Anacardium occidentale L.)

DOI: 10.18805/ajdfr.v35i2.10726    | Article Id: DR-1082 | Page : 172-174
Citation :- Formulation of osmo - dehydrated cashew apple (Anacardium occidentale L.) .Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research.2016.(35):172-174

C. Mini* and S.S. Archana

minichandran123@gmail.com
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Department of Processing Technology, College of Agriculture, Kerala Agricultural University, Vellayani, 695 522, Trivandrum, India.

Submitted Date : 2-11-2015
Accepted Date : 29-04-2016

Abstract

Osmo-dehydrated cashew apples could be developed by osmotic treatment of 10 mm thick slices of blanched cashew apples in 60° brix honey at 50° C for 24hours followed by drying at 50° C till 15-20% moisture. The product could be stored for six months in vacuum pack with nitrogen in laminated pouch without affecting major chemical quality parameters.

Keywords

Cashew apple Honey Osmo-dehydration.

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