Quality Evaluation and Sensory Profile of Mixed Fruit Juice from Cabbage and Orange


  • Fredrick Sarpong KNUST
  • Leticia Peace Amenorfe KNUST


Blends, Fruit Juice, Orange, Cabbage, Acceptability


To know through sensory evaluation the optimum formulation of cabbage (Oxylus variety) juice blended with juices from two cultivars of orange (Valencia late and blood) (nine blends) through Design Expert ( version) software. Each optimum from each orange variety was selected and with a control (100% late Valencia and blood orange), subjected to physicochemical and nutritional analyses (minerals, β-carotene and vitamin C). The optimum formulation of blend was 80% orange Valencia late and 20% cabbage through the sensory attributes by design expert program. Also, the 74% of blood orange and 26% of cabbage was selected in the case of the blood orange variety. There were significant differences (p< 0.05) in the physico-chemical parameters with the exception of the total ash content. The nutritional (β-carotene and vitamin C) contents of two orange varieties and their optimum were significantly different (p<0.05).Also, mineral composition such as zinc, potassium, magnesium, iron and calcium recorded a significant difference (p<0.05) between the blends and the orange varieties. Sensory analysis has revealed a clear profile for the blended mixed juice.

Author Biographies

Fredrick Sarpong, KNUST




Leticia Peace Amenorfe, KNUST



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How to Cite

Sarpong, F., Golly, M., & Amenorfe, L. P. (2016). Quality Evaluation and Sensory Profile of Mixed Fruit Juice from Cabbage and Orange. Asian Journal of Agriculture and Food Sciences, 4(4). Retrieved from https://ajouronline.com/index.php/AJAFS/article/view/3924