Food preparation

Enzymes – Test for Food Quality

 

 

Use of Enzymes by the Food Industry to Test for Food Quality

For this Food

Use This Enzyme

To Test For

Fruits and vegetables

Milk, dairy products, ham

Eggs

Peroxidase

Alkalin phosphatase

Acetylglucosaminidase

Proper
Heat Treatment

Oysters

Meat

Malic enzyme

Glutamate oxaloacetate

Freezing
and Thawing

Meat, eggs

Beans

Acid phosphatase

Catalase

Bacterial
contamination

Potatoes

Pears

Sucrose synthetase

Pectinase

Maturity
Fish

Lysolecithinase

Xanthine oxidase

Freshness

Hypoxanthine content

Flour

Wheat

Amylase

Peroxidase

Sprouting

Coffee, wheat

Meat

Polyphenol oxidase

Succinic dehydrogenase

Color