Fruit Juice Processing – Production From Locally Sourced Citrus Fruits

Fruit Juice Processing – Production From Locally Sourced Citrus Fruits

Fruit Juice Processing – Production From Locally Sourced Citrus Fruits

LITERATURE REVIEW

The citrus species are small trees and shrubs of about 3.5 meters in height with simple dark green and glossy leaves which have a joint between the leaf and the petiole. The trees are covered with leaves all year round and are replaced after the bloom by the fruits flowers are abundant mostly white and fragrant bloom occurs between February and April and the period between it. Harvest varies for 8 –17months depending on fruit variety and climate condition. [Read more…]

Production Of High Quality Foam

Production Of High Quality Foam

Production Of High Quality Foam

LITERATURE REVIEW

2.0 THE ORIGIN OF FOAM

The initiation of foam came as a result of the strong desire developed by man with respect to his environment. As began to gather data of natural phenomicua, he conceived the knowledge of foam production. (Domingnes 1982). As a result, many forms and kinds of foams are in existence. The examples are cellular plastic forms which is the oldest. The cellular plastics are available in two types; closed all and open cell. In the closed cell each cell is completely closed while in the open cell, the cells are interconnected as in a sponge. [Read more…]