Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Advanced Design and Manufacturing Engineering

Effect of packaging on quality of fresh-cut thyme

Authors
C. Zhang, Y. Li, Y. Wang, Y. Ma, X. Zhao
Corresponding author
C. Zhang
Keywords
fresh cut; thyme; packaging; 1-MCP; sensory
Abstract
The effect of packaging on the quality of fresh-cut thyme was evaluated. The packaging showed no significant influence on the shelf life of the fresh-cut thyme when its shelf life was 7 d. The 1-MCP and modified atmosphere packaging treatments hold the sensory features of the thyme, and avoided the loss of the greenness of the fresh thyme. Moreover, the 1-MCP and modified atmosphere packaging treatment shown no influence of the flavor of the of the fresh-cut thyme.
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