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Edible films and coatings based on mango (var. Ataulfo) by-products to improve gas transfer rate of peach

  • LWT - Food Science and Technology, 97, 624-631, 2018

Publisher: Elsevier

Abstract

Fruit waste and by-products are economical materials for the development of biodegradable and active packaging. The aims of this study were to develop, characterize and evaluate biodegradable coatings and films by using mango peel and antioxidant extracts of seed kernel. The proximate composition of peel was also determined. Structural, barrier, optical and antioxidant properties were analyzed in the films. Gas transfer rates and the ethylene production in peach were evaluated. Edible films formulated with mango peel showed good barrier properties, with the water vapor permeability varying fro ...

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