Margaret Malochleb

Margaret Malochleb

Ultrasonic cutting of apples

The fresh-cut or sliced apple market has grown rapidly due to the demand for fresh, convenient, and nutritious foods. In a recent study published in the Journal of Food Science, ultrasound was explored as a method of cutting two apple varieties—Red Delicious and Golden Delicious.

Both apple types were cut without ultrasound (control) and with an ultrasonic knife at four amplitudes (0%, 30%, 40%, and 50%). Quality attributes, including color, pH, polyphenol oxidas…

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