Quality Characteristics of Calcium Acetate Prepared with Vinegars and Ash of Black Snail

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  • 이명예 (대구가톨릭대학교 식품산업학부 식품공학전공) ;
  • 이예경 (대구가톨릭대학교 식품산업학부 식품공학전) ;
  • 김순동 (대구가톨릭대학교 식품산업학부 식품공학전공)
  • Published : 2004.03.01


This study was conducted to investigate the quality characteristics of liquid calcium acetate (LCAs) and solid calcium acetate (SCAs), Br-LCA, Pe-LCA and Ap-LCA as liquid form, Br-SCA, Pe-SCA and Ap-SCA as solid form. Calcium acetate was prepared by reacting of vinegars [brown rice (Br), persimmons (Pe) and apple (Ap)] and ash of black snail in order to obtain natural water soluble calcium resources. The pHs of the vinegars for preparing calcium acetate (CA) were the range of 2.34 ∼ 3.06, and the contents of the ash of black snail which reacted to 100 mL of the vinegars were 20.43∼23.50 g. The yields of solid CAs from 100 mL of the vinegars were 11.02∼13.01 g. The colors of liquid and solid CAs were light yellow in Ap-LCA and Ap-SCA, brown in Br-LCA and Br-SCA, dark brown in Pe-LCA and Pe-SCA. Calcium contents of Br-LCA, Pe-LCA and Ap-LCA were 3.02, 2.06 and 2.30% (w/v), and those of Br-SCA, Pe-SCA and Ap-SCA were 27.15, 16.31 and 19.48% (w/w), respectively. The solubilities of the solid CAs were 36.82 ∼ 39.92% (w/v) in distilled water, 32.05 ∼ 39.04% (w/v) in Soju, 13.12 ∼ 18.65% (w/v) in thick soysauce, 38.35 ∼ 38.90% (w/v) in ionic beverage, 33.47 ∼ 35.58% (w/v) in yoghurt, while the solid CAs formed the curds in soymilk and milk. The sour and bitter taste of the CAs were lower, while the astringent taste, fishy flavor and savory taste were higher than those of standard CA.


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