Margaret Malochleb

Margaret Malochleb

Pistachio nuts
Extracting phenolic compounds
from pistachios
Pistachio nuts contain a vast array of phenolic and polyphenolic substances that have strong antioxidant properties. Currently, the use of natural antioxidants in the food industry has increased, resulting in a growing interest in improved extraction processes using GRAS (generally recognized as safe) solvents.

A study in the Journal of Food Science describes a process used to obtain phenolic compounds from pistachio nuts using a water/ethanol mixtur…

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About the Author

Margaret Malochleb, Associate Editor, [email protected]
Margaret Malochleb