Investigating the packaging effect on the quality of fresh pistachio fruit during storage
Mozhde yoosefi (MSc)1, Fatemeh Nazoori (PhD)1*
1 Department o Horticulture Sciences, Agricultural College, Vali-Asr University of Rafsanjan, Rafsanjan, Iran
Received: 10.06.2021 Accepted: 30.09.2021
Background: Pistachio (Pistacia vera L.) belongs to the Anacardiaceae family. It has many phenolic compounds and has recently become one of the 50 food products that have high antioxidant potential.
Materials and methods: The popularity of fresh pistachios has been growing in recent years due to demand based on health benefits. Biochemical and physiological indexes of fresh pistachios changes after harvest, and consequently, it has a short shelf life.
Results: Overall, the packaging application can be considered an alternative approach for maintaining the fatty acid composition, respiration rate, antioxidant activity, total phenolic content, and sensory flavor of harvested fresh pistachio fruit.
►Please cite this article as follows:
Yoosefi M, Nazoori F. Investigating the packaging effect on the quality of fresh pistachio fruit during storage. Pistachio and Health Journal. 2021; 4 (3): 63-74.