Quality Characteristic and Antioxidant Properties of Gelatin Jelly incorporated with Black Currant (Ribes nigrum L.) Powder

블랙커런트 분말 첨가 젤리의 품질특성 및 항산화 활성

  • Lee, Won-Gab (Division of Hotel, Airline Service, Catering & Tourism, Keimyung College University)
  • 이원갑 (계명문화대학교 호텔항공외식관광학부)
  • Received : 2018.01.15
  • Accepted : 2018.03.19
  • Published : 2018.03.31


In this study, to enhance the applicability of the black current as a natural pigment and functional material, a jelly was produced by adding 0 %, 3 %, 6 %, 9 %, and 12 % of the black current powder. The pH and moisture content of the black currant jelly decreased with the addition of the black currant powder, while the sweetness($^{\circ}brix%$) of the jelly increased with the addition of the black currant powder. The chromaticity of the jelly was reduced as the black current powder was added, as the L value and b value increased. Texture measurement score in terms of hardness, chewiness and brittleness of groups with 3% and 6% black currant powder were significantly higher when compared to the control group. The contents of total polyphenol, DPPH radical scavenging activity, and NSA radical scavenging activity of groups by the addition of black currant powder were higher than those of control group. The anthocyanin contents increased proportionally with increasing levels of black currant powder. The sensory evaluation scores in terms of after swallowing, appearance, odor, taste, texture, and overall preference of groups with 6% and 9% black currant powder. Also, the anti oxidative activity and anthocyanine pigment in black current powder are highly visible even after the heating process, so it may be helpful to enhance the functionality of jelly by using natural colors that are highly antioxidants in jelly manufacture.


Supported by : 계명문화대학교


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