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African Journal of Food Science and Technology

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Sisay Wondmagegni Molla

Faculty of Chemical and Food Engineering, Bahir Dar Institute of Technology, Bahir Dar University Bahir Dar, Ethiopia


  • Full Length Research Article   
    Production and characterization of mixed fruit juice from papaya, mango, and guava fruit
    Author(s): Masresha Gebeyehu Ewunetu* and Sisay Wondmagegni Molla

    Mixed fruit juices can provide either nutritional or organoleptic quality properties. It is also one tactic of postharvest loss reduction. This study was conducted to prepare mixed fruit juice from papaya, mango, and guava fruit. Papaya, mango, and guava fruit were processed into juice and analysed their composition. The processed fruit juice was mixed with different percentage of papaya, mango, and guava juice. Finally chemical composition, shelf life and sensory quality of the products were investigated. The total soluble solid, pH and vitamin C content decreases from 12.00-11.67, 3.80-3.67 and 45.21-16.80 with increasing of storage time from 0 to 30 days respectively. Whereas titratable acidity increases from 0.30-0.37 with increasing of storage day 0 to 30 days. According to storage results up to one month mixed fruit juice were in good condition. Among sample 25% papaya, 35% mang.. View More»
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