Enzymatic technology to improve oil extraction from Caryocar brasiliense camb. (Pequi) Pulp. Tecnologia enzimática para melhorar a extração do óleo da polpa de Caryocar brasiliense (pequi)

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Mariano, Renata Gomes de Brito; Couri, Sonia; Freitas, Suely Pereira;
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Fruticultura
  • Journal: Revista Brasileira de Fruticultura (issn: 0100-2945, eissn: 1806-9967)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S0100-29452009000300003
  • Subject: oil quality index | Plant culture | SB1-1110 | Caryocar brasiliense | hydraulic pressing | índices de qualidade do óleo | sun drying | secagem ao sol | prensagem hidráulica

The present study aims to compare yield and quality of pequi pulp oil when applying two distinct processes: in the first, pulp drying in a tray dryer at 60ºC was combined with enzymatic treatment and pressing to oil extraction; in the second, a simple process was carrie... View more