Bioprocess Engineering

Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2018

  • Development of a Model to Predict the Extraction of Juice from Date Palm Fruit

    Sunday Reagan Ogblechi, Moses Toye Ige

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2018
    Pages: 24-32
    Received: 2 January 2019
    Accepted: 7 February 2019
    Published: 26 February 2019
    Abstract: A model for predicting juice extraction from date palm fruit using an existing mechanical extractor was developed in the study. Model development was based on principle of continuity and momentum transport. Optimum values of factors such as steaming time, diffusion coefficient, digestion time and quantity of water required for optimum juice yield w... Show More