Search for dissertations about: "Vangueria infausta"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Vangueria infausta.

  1. 1. Utilization of Wild Fruit in Mozambique – Drying of Vangueria infausta (African medlar)

    University dissertation from Food Technology, Engineering and Nutrition, Lund University

    Author : Eulália Chiau; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; drying; Vangueria infausta; maltodextrin; sucrose; softener; toughness; solar-assisted pervaporation; aroma; crystallization; water activity;

    Abstract : Vangueria infausta (African medlar) is a wild fruit found in southern and central Mozambique. The ripe fruit has a leathery skin enclosing three to five seeds embedded in a soft pulp that tastes like apple. It plays an important role in the diet of the rural population and has the potential for commercial use. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aroma components in Vangueria infausta L. : Characterization of components using GC_MS and aroma loss during drying

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media Tryck)

    Author : Rui Ráice; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; threshold; encapsulation.; drying; volatiles; vangueria infausta;

    Abstract : This study focuses on the fruit of the African medlar (Vangueria infausta L., family Rubiaceae). The investigation included the development of an extraction procedure of volatile components from the fruit matrix, a purification step, separation, identification and quantification. READ MORE

  3. 3. Aroma characterisation and retention after heat treatment and drying of fruits using extraction and GC-MS analysis

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media Tryck)

    Author : Rui Ráice; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Vangueria infausta; Fruits; Mangifera indica; volatile; aroma; blanching; drying; encapsulation; modelling; GC-MS.;

    Abstract : This study concerns the identification and characterisation of volatile components of fruits, and evaluation of the effect of heat treatment and drying on retention or loss of volatiles of fruits. The investigation included developing a procedure to extract volatile components from the fruit matrix, a purification step, separation, identification and quantification. READ MORE

  4. 4. Chemical analysis to promote the use of wild fruits from Mozambique

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Telma Magaia; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; kernels; pulps; consumption; fat; protein; minerals; dietary fibre;

    Abstract : Abstract Wild fruit trees have significant cultural and socio-economic value in rural areas of Mozambique. Most of the wild fruits are seasonal and are available mainly in the wet season. Generally they have a short shelf-life and are eaten fresh or after minimal processing; the most common method of preservation is sun-drying. READ MORE