International Sugar Journal

Production and some properties of traditional sugar beet pekmez from Turkey [Full subscriber]

Abstract Sugar beet pekmez is a traditional food in Turkey commonly produced in the sugar beet farming region. This traditional food was analyzed for its physicochemical properties, mineral content, antioxidant capacity, phenolic compounds and rheological properties. Total soluble content and HMF content of pekmez were 78.2 °Brix and 97.45 mg/kg, respectively. pH of sugar beet pekmez (4.65) was lower than Turkish Standard (5≤pH…

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