ISSN: 0973-7510

E-ISSN: 2581-690X

Manu Sharma1, Smita Singh1, Dilip Kumar1 and Yogesh K. Rathor2
1Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi- 221005, India.
2Quality Assurance Executive, SPAR Hypermarket Pvt. Ltd., India.
J. Pure Appl. Microbiol., 2016, 10 (2): 1415-1420
© The Author(s). 2016
Received: 20/02/2016 | Accepted: 01/04/2016 | Published: 30/06/2016
Abstract

The present study was undertaken to increase the shelf-life of paneer tikka. It was done by using modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) technology. Paneer tikka has a short shelf-life of 1-2 days. MAP technology has increased its shelf-life for up to one month when stored at 5°C. The result showed that samples packed under 60% CO2:40% N2 were more successful in preserving the moisture, sensory and microbial properties of paneer tikka at 5°C in comparison to samples stored at 10°C and 25°C.

Keywords

Paneer tikka, MAP packaging, Shelf-life.

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