International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition

International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition


International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition
International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition
Vol. 5, Issue 2 (2020)

Awareness of artificial ripening of mangoes and recommendation for organic natural ripening


M Sujatha, Yashas M, Yamuna M, Harshavardhana R, Harish B

Fruits are rich source of micronutrients. Ripening of fruits is the final stage of its maturation, when fruits attain their palatable nature, color, and other textural properties. Mangoes have to be harvested before they start to ripen on the tree. Usage of artificial ripeners have made the consumption of mangoes really questionable. Artificial ripeners like calcium carbide which contain traces of Arsenic and Phosphorus have harmful effects on health has to be eliminated. We aim to understand in brief, the process of Natural organic ripening.
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