African Journal of
Food Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Food Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0794
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJFS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 836

Table of Content: 15 September, 2012; 6(17)

September 2012

Comparative study of chemical constituents in sugar cane spirits from Brazil and Cape Verde

  This work focuses on the development, validation, and use of analytical methods for the identification and quantitation of relevant constituents in sugar cane spirits from Brazil and Cape Verde. The compositions of both artisanal and industrial products were investigated. Repeatability, recovery, linearity of analytical curves, limits of detection, and limits of quantitation were parameters considered for...

Author(s): Pereira, Regina Furtado Rodrigues, Melo, Diego Quadros, Barros, Allen Lopes, Lima, Ari Clecius Alves and Nascimento, Ronaldo Ferreira

September 2012

High lauric human milk fat analog prepared from palm stearin and coconut oil by enzymatic interesterification

  In this study, an attempt to synthesize palm and coconut based Human Milk Fat analog (HMF analog) with high percentage of palmitic acid in the sn-2 position and high lauric acid in the sn-1,3 positions of the triglycerides was carried out. The first step was preparation of monoglycerides by hydrolysis of palm stearin, which is rich in palmitic and oleic acids...

Author(s): Steivie Karouw, Suparmo, Pudji Hastuti and Tyas Utami