Active chitosan/gum Arabic-based emulsion films reinforced with thyme oil encapsulating blood orange anthocyanins: Improving multi-functionality
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- ACADEMIC JOURNAL
- Zhao, Runan a; Chen, Jin a; Yu, Songfeng a; Niu, Ruihao a; Yang, Zhehao a; Wang, Han a; Cheng, Huan a, b, c; Ye, Xingqian a, b, c; Liu, Donghong a, b, c; Wang, Wenjun a, b, c, ∗
- In Food Hydrocolloids January 2023 134
@@@@Highlights •Blood orange anthocyanins (BOA) were used as pH-sensitive color indicators.•Biopolymer-based films incorporating BOA and TO emulsion were fabricated.•The color of films responded sensitively to acidic/alkaline environment.•The films exhibited excellent antioxidant and antibacterial properties.•The films can be used to prolong and visually monitor the food freshness.