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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Physicochemical Characterization Of Edible Starch Films With Barbados Cherry (malphigia Emarginata D.c.) [caracterização Físico-química De Filmes Comestíveis De Amido Adicionado De Acerola (malphigia Emarginata D.c.)]
Author: Farias M.G.
Fakhouri F.M.
De Carvalho C.W.P.
Ascheri J.L.R.
Abstract: Edibles flms are an alternative to synthetic materials used for packing food products. Barbados cherry is rich in vitamin C and carotenoids. The aim of this study was to characterize and develop flms by casting from cassava starch, lyophilized Barbados cherry pulp and glycerol. The flms were characterized with respect to thickness, water vapor permeability (WVP), water solubility, vitamin C, β carotene and mechanical properties. The interaction of pulp and glycerol reduced flm thickness. An increase in pulp concentration up to 60% increased WVP but beyond this concentration reduced both WVP and solubility leading to an increased level of vitamin C and β carotene in the flms.
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Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S0100-40422012000300020
Address: http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84860383188&partnerID=40&md5=7f5fcca5919a94d69ca908bc10f595c4
Date Issue: 2012
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