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Studies on the extraction of caffeine from coffee beans.

Udaya Sankar, K. and Raghavan, C. V. and Srinivasa Rao, P. N. and Lakshminarayana Rao, K. and Kuppuswamy, S. and Ramanathan, P. K. (1983) Studies on the extraction of caffeine from coffee beans. Journal of Food Science and Technology, 20 (2). 64-67, 6 ref..

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Studies were carried out on the extraction of caffeine from coffee beans using dichloromethane on a pilot Soxhlet extraction unit of capacity 10 kg/batch. Coffee beans were conditioned to moisture content 40% and extracted until 97% of the initial caffeine was removed. Apparent coeff. of diffusion was calculated using Fick's law of diffusion.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: CAFFEINE-; coffee beans, caffeine extraction from; EXTRACTION-; COFFEE-; caffeine extraction from coffee beans
Subjects: 600 Technology > 07 Beverage Technology > 04 Coffee
600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 01 Analysis
Divisions: Plantation Products Spices and Flavour Technology
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2010 09:47
Last Modified: 30 May 2012 10:55
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/6705

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