Experimental study and mathematical modeling of thin layer drying of rhubarb (<i>Rheum ribes</i> L.)
Experimental study and mathematical modeling of thin layer drying of rhubarb (Rheum ribes L.)

Akram Sharifi; Mehrdad Niakousari; Sadegh Rigi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , June 2020, , Pages 1-6

https://doi.org/10.22059/jfabe.2020.75287

Abstract
  In this study rhubarb stem slices were dried as single layers with thickness of 3 mm in the inlet air temperature range of 50-70  and air velocity of 1 ± 0.2 m/s in a laboratory ...  Read More
Osmotic dehydration combined with hot air convective drying of Aloe vera (<i>Aloe barbadensis</i> Miller) gel
Osmotic dehydration combined with hot air convective drying of Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis Miller) gel

Akram Sharifi; Sadegh Rigi; Amir Hossein Elhamirad; Alireza Basiri

Volume 3, Issue 1 , June 2020, , Pages 15-22

https://doi.org/10.22059/jfabe.2020.75618

Abstract
  Aloe vera gel is widely used as a functional ingredient in food processing. This gel is very unstable due to its high water activity. Drying process can be used to obtain shelf stable ...  Read More