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Deacidification of palm oil by solvent extraction

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Author(s):
Goncalves, Cintia B. [1] ; Rodrigues, Christianne E. C. [1] ; Marcon, Elaine C. [2] ; Meirelles, Antonio J. A. [2]
Total Authors: 4
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Dept Food Engn ZEA FZEA, LES, Separat Engn Lab, POB 23, BR-13635900 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Univ Campinas UNICAMP, Dept Food Engn DEA FEA, EXTRAE, POB 6121, BR-13083862 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Separation and Purification Technology; v. 160, p. 106-111, FEB 29 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 12
Abstract

The present work reports the influence of some process variables on the losses/transfer of fatty compounds during the deacidification of palm oil by liquid-liquid extraction. The response surface methodology (RSM) was used to analyze the effect of the mass ratio of oil to solvent and the water content in the solvent, aiming to minimize the losses of neutral oil and maximize the transfer of free fatty acids plus carotenoids preservation. By using appropriate conditions observed in RSM analysis (mass ratio of oil to solvent equal to 0.74 and water content around 6 mass%), the deacidification of palm oil by continuous liquid-liquid extraction was performed in a perforated rotating disc contactor (PRDC). The experimental results indicate that it is possible to obtain refined palm oil with a free acidity lower than 0.1 mass% by continuous liquid-liquid extraction. (C) 2016 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 00/01685-7 - Balance of phases of systems composed of vegetable oils, fatty acids and hydrated ethanol
Grantee:Cintia Bernardo Gonçalves
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master
FAPESP's process: 12/23203-1 - Viscosities and densities of systems of interest to the oil industry and biodiesel production: experimental data, modeling and prediction
Grantee:Cintia Bernardo Gonçalves
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 01/13733-9 - Balance of phases in systems composed of vegetable oils, fatty acids and hydrated ethanol
Grantee:Cintia Bernardo Gonçalves
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate (Direct)
FAPESP's process: 14/09446-4 - Development of a process of vegetable oil extraction using alcoholic solvents: evaluation of oil composition and changes in the protein fraction
Grantee:Christianne Elisabete da Costa Rodrigues
Support type: Regular Research Grants