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Foam mat drying of mango: Effect of processing parameters on the drying kinetic and product quality

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Author(s):
Chaux-Gutierrez, Ana Maria ; Santos, Adriana Barbosa ; Granda-Restrepo, Diana Maria ; Mauro, Maria Aparecida
Total Authors: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: Drying Technology; v. 35, n. 5, p. 631-641, 2017.
Web of Science Citations: 4
Abstract

This study investigated the foam mat drying process parameters (temperature and concentration of foaming agents, albumin, and an emulsifier blend) and evaluated their effects on drying kinetics, color, carotenoid retention, and solubility of the mango pulp powder. Fick's model was able to represent the foam mat drying kinetics. The foaming agents and high temperatures enhanced the carotenoid retention. This was explained by the greater effective water diffusion coefficients that allowed obtaining products with low moisture contents and water activities in short processing times of up to 3 h, with high carotenoid retention and color maintenance. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 14/11514-8 - Fruits and vegetables dehydrated and minimally processed: use of multianalytical techniques to evaluate microstructural modifications and their effects on the quality
Grantee:Maria Aparecida Mauro
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 12/21428-6 - Dehydration of mango foam mat with and without intermittent drying
Grantee:Ana María Chaux Gutiérrez
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master