Tie celery stalks together before blanching
to keep plants upright, keep stalks from sprawling, and to make it easier to slip the cans or cartons over the plants.
The analysis also showed a linear effect of blanching
time on drained weight.
Tip: Purple-podded bean varieties can be used as blanching
indicators on freezing day.
After loading the blanching
basket with no more than 1lb of vegetables, lower it into a six-pint saucepan of boiling water.
Following the blanching
process, the whole kernel corn pieces go into Key's eight-ton evaporative air cooler and then onto Iso-Flo conveyors to the freezing tunnel.
destroyed 95 percent of the disflavoring enzymes in kernels and 68 percent of the enzymes in the cob of cored corn, almost double those destroyed by the traditional approach.
Morama beans were cracked manually then pre-processed using the blanching
pretreatments indicated in Figure 2.
An optimized blanching
temperature activates the enzyme pectin methylesterase (PME).
the peeled potatoes is one of the processing steps, whereby sugars are removed.
Traditionally, water blanching
was used in the plant to inactivate the enzymes, but Duda recently switched to a steam blancher manufactured by Laitram Machinery Inc.
To prevent their growth during blanching
, processors must change blanch waters more frequently, lower the pH of their product to less than 4.