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The objective of the study was to characterize the quality attributes of twovarieties papaya varieties (Solo and Local) produced in Santiago, Cape Verde, and definethe attributes that the distributors are looking for. Physicochemical assessments, sensoryevaluation and a market study were carried out. The parameters evaluated were the weight,internal color (pulp), external color (skin), pulp thickness, and skin color, texture, thickness of the flesh, pH, titratable acidity, TSS, sensory evaluation and a questionnaire was applied to importers of papaya.The parameters TSS, acidity, pH and weight vary significantly within varieties and papayas of Local variety areheavier. The texture varies depending on the degree of ripeness, firmness shows a decrease during ripening, fordeformation a decrease is noticed with advancing of maturation, the external and internal color differences are in theinteraction between Variety x Maturation. In the sensorial evaluation, Solo variety was more valued as was price,certification/quality seal quality and sweetness valued by distributors.

Keywords: Papaya ; Quality evaluation ; Importation.

Subject(s): Agribusiness

Issue Date: Dec 30 2015

Publication Type: Journal Article

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/232473 Published in: Brazilian Journal of Rural Economy and Sociology (Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural-RESR), Volume 53, Number 4 Page range: 683-698

Total Pages: 16

JEL Codes: Q13; Q16; M31

Series Statement: Volume 53

Number 4

Record appears in: Sociedade Brasileira de Economia, Administracao e Sociologia Rural (SOBER) > Brazilian Journal of Rural Economy and Sociology (Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural-RESR)





Author: Simões, Elsa Barbosa ; Santos, Ana Cristina Agulheiro ; Lucas, Maria Raquel

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/232473?ln=en



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