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Vol. 12, Special Issue 9 (2023)

Health benefits of kinnow (Citrus reticulata cv.) peel

Author(s):
Adethi P
Abstract:
In this comprehensive review, we have delved into the multifaceted potential of Kinnow peel, an often-neglected by-product of the fruit processing industry. Kinnow peel has emerged as a valuable resource with a wide range of applications and utilizations that can significantly impact various sectors. From its transformation into delectable candies to its role as a source of biofuel and carbon nanofibers, Kinnow peel has showcased its versatility in addressing critical issues like food waste and sustainable energy production. Its incorporation as a functional ingredient in bread highlights its importance in enhancing the nutritional value of food products. Moreover, the broader utilization of fruit and vegetable waste, including Kinnow peel, in different food formulations signifies a promising path towards waste reduction and more sustainable food production. Additionally, the development of food-grade plastics from Kinnow peel extracts underscores its potential in environmentally friendly packaging solutions that also preserve food quality. Overall, this review underscores the significance of recognizing and harnessing the untapped potential of agricultural by-products like Kinnow peel. These diverse applications and utilizations not only contribute to waste reduction but also promote sustainability and innovation across multiple industries. As we move towards a more resource-efficient future, Kinnow peel stands out as a valuable ally in addressing complex global challenges.
Pages: 1794-1799  |  743 Views  682 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Adethi P. Health benefits of kinnow (Citrus reticulata cv.) peel. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(9S): 1794-1799.

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