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Shelf-life of coconut biscuit in unit and bulk packages.

Kumar, K. R. (1994) Shelf-life of coconut biscuit in unit and bulk packages. Indian Miller, 24 (6). pp. 23-29.

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Abstract

Moisture sortion studies on coconut biscuit have indicated that moisture content of 5.5% (equilibrium relative humidity of 44%) is critical with respect to acceptability of texture. Packaging and storage studies of the product in individual unit packages of oriented polypropylene film and these packed in a bulk bag of high density polyethylene have been carried out at (i) 90% RH, 38°C, (ii) 25% RH and 40-42° and (iii) 65% RH and 27`C conditions. The polyethylene bag enhanced considerably the shelf-life of the product,

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: coconut biscuit, shelf life
Subjects: 600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 26 Bakery products
600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 06 Preservation and Storage
Divisions: Food Packaging Technology
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 08 May 2012 09:50
Last Modified: 08 May 2012 09:50
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/5344

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