Breakthroughs in measuring apple texture
Fruit and Vegetable Magazine, August 6, 2020
By Fruit and Vegetable
For the first time, Vineland’s consumer insights team is able to demonstrate how critical sensory attributes – taste, texture – can be predicted using friction measurements of apple flesh. To help the Canadian apple industry remain competitive, Vineland in collaboration with the University of Idaho and the University of California Merced and the University of Guelph, undertook a novel study using tribology on this fruit.