By Ettore Baglio
This short stories the chemistry at the back of the creation of yoghurt via acidification of milk. It quantifies the alterations in actual and chemical houses of yoghurt in the course of fermentation with microbial organisms (such as Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus). it's been came across that this symbiosis has an optimum improvement at a temperature of ca. 45°C with the transformation of lactose into lactic acid and small quantities of acetaldehyde, diacetyl and unstable acids. This short explains the chemical and actual result of the fermentation method, similar to precipitation of proteins and the acid coagulation of milk with a clot formation within the ultimate semi-solid mass. The short sheds gentle at the accomplishments of the fermenting organisms: they're chargeable for the biochemical reactions of carbohydrate metabolism, proteolysis, lipolysis and flavour creation within the technique of yoghurt construction. It additionally in short studies formulations and foodstuff ingredients utilized in the fashionable yoghurt generating industry.
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Extra resources for Chemistry and Technology of Yoghurt Fermentation
2000). Higher storage temperatures cause generally more rapid decreases of microbial counts until to 5 × 106 CFU/g before of the end of shelf life. It may be supposed that this level is critical for LAB counts in yoghurts. Anyway, the presence of relatively high numbers of vital LAB cultures depends also on the respect of low storage conditions during the declared shelf life. The same thing can be easily affirmed when speaking of healthy properties and sensory—or chemical—profiles of yoghurts. References Agricultural Research Service (2013) USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 26, Nutrient Data Laboratory Home Page.
1). However, two distinct and important features have to be mentioned: • The fermentative pathway is carried out by two different bacteria: Lactobacillus delbruekii subsp. bulgaricus (LDB) and Streptococcus thermophilus (ST) • Above-mentioned lactic acid bacteria (LAB) are able to produce notable amounts of organic acids by converting the same substrate (lactose) without competition. On the contrary, LDB and ST can act synergically. Differently from other opportunistic associations, the synergic interaction is extremely efficient because of the increased production of lactic acid, acetaldehyde and polysaccharides (Sect.
2004; Nahar et al. 2007; Younus et al. 2002). Other important examples are the production of ‘enriched’ yoghurts by means of the addition of orange fibres (Sendra et al. 2010), inulin (Guggisberg et al. 2009), folic acid (Aryana 2003), etc. For these reasons, the market of yoghurt and food products with added yoghurt should be carefully examined in relation to the possible use of selected chemicals and related effects on physicochemical features of the final product. Moreover, peculiar compounds of microbial or synthetic origin may influence sensorial properties of yoghurts.