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Record number 404733
Title Microstructure characterisation of processed fruits and vegetables by complementary imaging techniques
Author(s) Voda, A.; Nijsse, J.; Dalen, G. van; As, H. van; Duynhoven, J.P.M. van
Source New Food 14 (2011)1. - ISSN 1461-4642 - p. 52 - 55.
Department(s) Laboratory of Plant Physiology
Biophysics
Publication type Article in professional journal
Publication year 2011
Abstract The assessment of the microstructural impact of processing on fruits and vegetables is a prerequisite for understanding the relation between processing and textural quality. By combining complementary imaging techniques, one can obtain a multi scale and real-time structural view on the impact of processing on fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables are considered rich sources of several essential dietary micro – nutrients, fibres and phytochemicals, therefore the intake of fruits and vegetables has been associated with a wide range of beneficial health effects. A main hurdle for consumers to raise their daily intake is the lack of convenience in preparing foods. The food industry has addressed this by offering the consumer dried fruits and vegetables that are re-hydrated shortly before consumption
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