Influence of Heat Treatments on Carotenoid Content of Cherry Tomatoes

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D'Evoli, Laura; Lombardi-Boccia, Ginevra; Lucarini, Massimo;
(2013)

Tomatoes and tomato products are rich sources of carotenoids—principally lycopene, followed by β-carotene and lutein. The aim of this work was to study the effect of heat treatment on carotenoid content in cherry tomatoes. Raw and canned products were sampled and analys... View more
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