Effects of Ultrasound and Ascorbic acid Cotreatment on Browning of Fresh-cut 'Tsugaru' Apples
초음파 및 Ascorbic acid 병용처리가 신선절단 '쓰가루' 사과의 갈변에 미치는 영향

Jeong-Seok Cho, Moon-Cheol Jeong, Kwang-Deog Moon
2012 Korean Journal of Food Preservation  
The effects of ultrasound and ascorbic acid cotreatment on the browning inhibition and microbial growth of fresh-cut Tsugaru apples were investigated. The prepared samples were dipped in distilled water (Cont) or 1% (w/v) ascorbic acid solution (AA) and were then ultrasonicated in distilled water (US) or 1% (w/v) ascorbic acid solution (AA+US). The samples were then packed in a 0.04mm polypropylene bag (20×15 cm) and were stored at 10℃ for eight days. The AA+US treated samples showed high L*
more » ... s showed high L* and low a*, b* values as well as inactivated PPO activity. The growth of the total aerobic bacteria also inhibited the AA+US treated samples more. The physicochemical properties were not different among all the samples. It was demonstrated in this paper that the ultrasonication treatment with ascorbic acid prevented the enzymatic browning of and microbial growth in fresh-cut Tsugaru apples.
doi:10.11002/kjfp.2012.19.3.323 fatcat:b7y3x5izvjbbjmwvqzubyqis6e