Bell Pepper Case Study

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THE MOST EFFECTIVE METHOD TO MAINTAIN THE QUALITY OF BELL PEPPER (Capsicum annum L.) DURING STORAGE Birgitta Devina Santoso (16.I1.0002), Novitasari (16.I1.0029), dan Angela Karina Susanto (16.I1.0051)1 1Faculty of Agricultural Technology, Soegijapranata Catholic University 1. INTRODUCTION Bell pepper (Capsicum annum L.) is one of the big chili varieties but the taste of the fruit is sweet and slightly spicy. Bell Pepper also called Sweet Pepper, paprika, capsicum, chili, chilies is a warm season crop that a member of the Solanaceae family. Sweet Bell peppers are green at the immature stage (when most are sold) and turn red, gold, purple, orange, or brown as they ripen. Its because sugar content increases are as they ripen, colored peppers…show more content…
Proper packaging system can reduces wastes, adds value and makes the product qualitatively and quantitatively acceptable. Respiration rate and gas exchange through the material packaging are creating a modified atmosphere inside a package that will extend shelf life of fresh bell peppers (Susana et al., 2002 in Renu and Chidanand, 2013). This study is based on literature. In this study, taken three subtitle relating to the issues raised. Then, from each journal will be selected one of the most effective methods to maintain the quality of bell…show more content…
All of the coating materials solutions consisted of 10% total solids and were plasticized with 30% of glycerol based on the amount of protein in the solution. Except for MO coating, individual fruits were hand dipped for 15 seconds in coating solutions. After dipping in a coating solution, the fruit then hang-dried at ambient conditions. For the MO coating, dipping was not recommended, so the desired amount of solution was sprayed on rubber-gloved hands and each fruit was then rubbed individually and placed on metal

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