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Films for fruits dehydration

FRUITS DEHYDRATION USING BIODEGRADABLE FILMS WITH SELECTIVE GASES PERMEABILITY

DESCRIPTION

Process to dry in natural manner whole fruits and vegetables without previous treatment by using a biodegradable flexible film which allows water permeation. It is a sustainable, simple and low-cost process that, besides allowing dehydration, protects fresh products from environmental contamination.

APPLICATIONS

Fruit and vegetables dehydration | Large or small scale | Organic products

ADVANTAGES

• Natural and biodegradable film
• Minimize fruits physical damages caused by ambient factors and manipulation
• Simple, sustainable and low cost dehydration technology
• Avoid fruits microbiological contamination and insect attack
• Ensure cellular tissue integrity after dehydration

DEVELOPMENT STATUS

Laboratory scale

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY STATUS

Patent request (03/06/2016) Argentine (# 0160101664)

RESEARCHERS

Olivia López, Luciana Castillo, Silvia Barbosa, Marcelo Villar

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