Follow
International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences (IJCMAS)
IJCMAS is now DOI (CrossRef) registered Research Journal. The DOIs are assigned to all published IJCMAS Articles.
Index Copernicus ICI Journals Master List 2018 - IJCMAS--ICV 2018: 95.39 For more details click here
National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) : NAAS Score: *5.38 (2019) [Effective from January 1, 2019]For more details click here

Login as a Reviewer

Indexed in



National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS)
NAAS Score: *5.38 (2019)
[Effective from January 1, 2019]
For more details click here

ICV 2018: 95.39
Index Copernicus ICI Journals Master List 2017 - IJCMAS--ICV 2018: 95.39
For more details click here

See Guidelines to Authors
Current Issues

Original Research Articles

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
Issues : 12 per year
Publisher : Excellent Publishers
Email : editorijcmas@gmail.com / submit@ijcmas.com
Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
Index Copernicus ICV 2017: 100.00
NAAS RATING 2018: 5.38

Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(5): 2619-2626
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.705.303


Edible Coating for Fresh Fruit: A Review
Pushpendra Kumar* and Shruti Sethi
Division of Food Science and Postharvest Technology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi - 110 012, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Presently, fresh fruit are most demanded in the market because of its good nutritional value. Due to perishable nature of fruit, it has a very short shelf life. Major losses in quality and quantity of fresh fruit occur by microorganisms, insects, pre and post harvesting conditions during transport and preservation. In the modern era, the application of bio based material as a way of enhancing the shelf life of highly perishable produce is promising. Edible coatings can provide an additional protective coating for fresh produce and can also give the same effect as modified atmosphere storage in modifying internal gas composition. Recently, various coatings for preserving fruit such as plums, apples and strawberries were successfully applied.


Keywords: Edible coating, Fruit, Shelf life, Modified atmosphere storage
Download this article as Download

How to cite this article:

Pushpendra Kumar and Shruti Sethi. 2018. Edible Coating for Fresh Fruit: A Review.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(5): 2619-2626. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.705.303