Search for dissertations about: "shelf life extension"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words shelf life extension.

  1. 1. Development of bixin formulations. Extraction, microencapsulation, dispersibility and photostability

    Author : Cecilia Curi; Institutionen för livsmedelsteknik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; bixin; annatto; natural colorants; light stability in solid multiphase systems; shelf life extension; auqeous physical stability; encapsualtion efficiancy; spray drying; natural colored candies;

    Abstract : The aril that covers the seeds of the plant species Bixa orellana is composed of the natural colorants bixin and norbixin, phenolic components and native carbohydrates composed of hemicellulose, starch, and a small fraction of proteins. Bixin is a hydrophobic carotenoid that is water insoluble and is mostly used for coloring oil-based formulations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Production, local trade and diversity of avocado (Persea americana Mill.) in the southern highlands of Tanzania

    Author : Ibrahim Juma; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []

    Abstract : Avocado (Persea americana Mill) has a long cultivation history in Tanzania and adds to the country’s revenue through trading within (local and commercial avocado cultivars) and outside (commercial cultivars) the country. Research has been, however, scanty to characterize the country’s avocado production, local trading and diversity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Performance and Reliability in Open Router Platforms for Software-Defined Networking

    Author : Voravit Tanyingyong; Peter Sjödin; Markus Hidell; Jeong Woo Cho; Mats Björkman; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; performance; reliability; OpenFlow; software-defined networking SDN ; Informations- och kommunikationsteknik; Information and Communication Technology;

    Abstract : The unprecedented growth of the Internet has brought about such an enormous impact on our daily life that it is regarded as indispensable in modern era. At the same time, the underlying Internet architecture is still underpinned by principles designed several decades ago. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reducing the environmental impact of food products logistics systems

    Author : Kristina Liljestrand; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; food waste; food logistics; green logistics; food logistics systems; food supply chains; Transport’s impact on climate;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses how to reduce two types of environmental impact generated in logistics systems: transport’s impact on climate and food waste. In mitigating both these types of environmental impact, actors in food supply chains (FSC)—producers, wholesalers, and retailers—play important roles, for both causes of environmental impacts and improvement actions to moderate them emerge within their logistics systems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vacuum Impregnation of Spinach Tissue: Metabolic Consequences and their Potential Industrial Applications

    Author : Noor Liyana Yusof; Institutionen för livsmedelsteknik; []
    Keywords : Vacuum impregnation; Metabolic consequences; Spinach : metabolism; Modified atmosphere; Minimal processing; Nitrate reduction; Vegetables; Plant tissue;

    Abstract : Vacuum impregnation (VI) is a unit operation that allows the introduction of solutions into the porous structure of plant tissues. The plant tissue is immersed in the solution of interest and is then subjected to partial vacuum, causing the removal of air from the tissue. READ MORE