THE EFFECT OF TYPE AND AMOUNT ON FORMING PLASTICIZER AND PROPERTIES OF EDIBLE FILM FROM CORN HUSK

  • Tanawan Sukkasem Phetchabun Rajaphat University
  • Wisanu Ketroo Phetchabun Rajaphat University
  • Phakakrong Doedkhunthod Phetchabun Rajaphat University
Keywords: edible film, corn husk, plasticizer

Abstract

The purpose of this research was to study the plasticizer on edible film- forming from waxy corn, sweet corn and flint corn by adding 3 types of plasticizer which were composed of glycerol, sorbitol and glycol with the concentration at 20, 25 and 30% and analyzed physical and chemical properties. The results found that edible film from 5 grams of flint corn husk powder was added glycerol at concentration 30% could be the best form that was 0.79-0.93 mm thick. The moisture content was 9.61-18.50%. The solubility valued 66.91-77.35% and the water vapor transmission rate (WVTR) was 420.07-500.31 g/m2hr. Finally, the edible film from corn husk was applied for shelf life extension by coating strawberries and compared with the non-coating as the control group. It was found that the coating strawberries for 3 days had withered and soften without microorganism spoilage.

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Author Biography

Tanawan Sukkasem, Phetchabun Rajaphat University

83/11 Sarabury - Lomsak Street 

Sadang Tambon

Muang Amphour

Phetchabun Provice

67000

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Published
2018-04-20
How to Cite
Sukkasem, T., Ketroo, W., & Doedkhunthod, P. (2018). THE EFFECT OF TYPE AND AMOUNT ON FORMING PLASTICIZER AND PROPERTIES OF EDIBLE FILM FROM CORN HUSK. Life Sciences and Environment Journal, 19(1), 16-26. Retrieved from https://ph01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/psru/article/view/76988
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Research Articles