The aim of this research was to study the evolution of carotenoid compounds, antioxidant β-ctivity, volatiles and sensory quality in two mango cultivars dried at 50, 60 and 70 °C. Total carotenoids in fresh samples were about 12 and 6 mg/100 g (dry basis) in Keitt and Osteen samples, respectively. β-carotene was the main carotenoid, representing about 50% of total carotenoids. In both cultivars, carotenoids were more susceptible to drying at 60 °C. Total phenols and metal reduction activity were higher in Osteen than in Keitt, which had higher values in radical scavenging capacity. The antioxidant activities were best preserved with drying temperatures at 50 °C in Keitt and 60 °C in Osteen fruits. Fresh Osteen mango fruits had a volatile compound content of about 37.1, while Keitt of about 5.2 mg/kg (dry basis). All the compounds with odorous impact were significantly reduced after drying. As regards organoleptic characteristics through sensory analysis, Keitt dried mangoes were quite similar to the fresh product, compared to Osteen.
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/foods9101424|
|Codice identificativo ISI:||WOS:000585210900001|
|Codice identificativo Scopus:||2-s2.0-85092667732|
|Titolo:||Evolution of carotenoid content, antioxidant activity and volatiles compounds in dried mango fruits (mangifera indica l.)|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|