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Table 8 Appearance, Flavor, Taste and overall acceptability of breast nuggets and patties stored at −18 °C

From: Enhancement of lipid stability of broiler breast meat and meat products fed on alpha lipoic acid and alpha tocopherol acetate supplemented feed

Treatment Storage days
Appearance Broiler meat nuggets Broiler meat patties
0 day 30 day 60 day 90 day Mean 0 day 30 day 60 day 90 day Mean
T1 8.2 ± 0.36 7.8 ± 0.33 7.5 ± 0.43 7.2 ± 0.28 7.1B 8.3 ± 0.28 7.8 ± 0.33 7.5 ± 0.43 7.2 ± 0.28 7.1B
T2 7.7 ± 0.36 7.2 ± 0.13 7.0 ± 0.48 6.7 ± 0.26 6.8C 7.7 ± 0.36 7.1 ± 0.14 7.0 ± 0.48 6.9 ± 0.13 6.7C
T3 6.7 ± 0.33 6.8 ± 0.64 6.0 ± 0.43 5.7 ± 0.26 6.8C 6.7 ± 0.33 7.1 ± 0.75 6.5 ± 0.50 6.2 ± 0.67 6.8C
T4 8.2 ± 0.36 7.8 ± 0.30 7.4 ± 0.29 7.3 ± 0.18 7.6A 8.3 ± 0.23 7.8 ± 0.30 7.4 ± 0.29 7.3 ± 0.18 7.5A
T5 6.2 ± 0.36 5.8 ± 0.33 5.5 ± 0.43 5.2 ± 0.26 6.7C 6.2 ± 0.36 5.8 ± 0.33 5.5 ± 0.43 5.2 ± 0.26 6.7C
T6 7.2 ± 0.34 6.8 ± 0.33 6.5 ± 0.46 6.2 ± 0.19 6.9C 7.2 ± 0.34 6.8 ± 0.33 6.5 ± 0.46 6.1 ± 0.33 6.8C
Mean 7.4A 7.3A 6.7B 6.5C   7.4A 7.2A 6.7B 6.5B 7.1B
Flavor           
T1 8.2 ± 0.36 7.8 ± 0.33 7.5 ± 0.43 7.2 ± 0.28 7.6A 8.3 ± 0.28 7.8 ± 0.33 7.5 ± 0.43 7.2 ± 0.28 7.20A
T2 7.7 ± 0.36 7.2 ± 0.13 7.0 ± 0.48 6.7 ± 0.26 7.1B 7.7 ± 0.36 7.1 ± 0.14 7.0 ± 0.48 6.9 ± 0.13 6.8B
T3 6.7 ± 0.33 6.8 ± 0.64 6.0 ± 0.43 5.7 ± 0.26 6.3D 6.7 ± 0.33 7.1 ± 0.75 6.5 ± 0.50 6.2 ± 0.67 6.0C
T4 8.2 ± 0.36 7.8 ± 0.30 7.4 ± 0.29 7.3 ± 0.18 7.6A 8.3 ± 0.23 7.8 ± 0.30 7.4 ± 0.29 7.3 ± 0.18 7.2A
T5 6.2 ± 0.36 5.8 ± 0.33 5.5 ± 0.43 5.2 ± 0.26 5.6E 6.2 ± 0.36 5.8 ± 0.33 5.5 ± 0.43 5.2 ± 0.26 5.5D
T6 7.2 ± 0.34 6.8 ± 0.33 6.5 ± 0.46 6.2 ± 0.19 6.6C 7.2 ± 0.34 6.8 ± 0.33 6.5 ± 0.46 6.1 ± 0.33 6.3C
Mean 7.4A 7.0B 6.6C 6.4C   7.2A 6.7B 6.4B 5.8C 7.20A
Taste           
T1 7.2 ± 0.20 6.7 ± 0.16 6.5 ± 0.13 6.3 ± 0.12 6.7B 7.2 ± 0.41 6.7 ± 0.16 6.5 ± 0.13 6.3 ± 0.12 6.7B
T2 6.2 ± 0.30 6.2 ± 0.17 6.0 ± 0.13 5.8 ± 0.16 6.0C 6.2 ± 0.20 6.2 ± 0.13 6.0 ± 0.14 5.8 ± 0.16 6.1C
T3 8.2 ± 0.40 7.7 ± 0.18 7.5 ± 0.16 7.3 ± 0.12 7.6A 8.2 ± 0.12 7.7 ± 0.12 7.5 ± 0.10 7.3 ± 0.12 7.7A
T4 7.7 ± 0.20 6.7 ± 0.16 6.5 ± 0.13 6.2 ± 0.06 6.8B 7.7 ± 0.22 6.7 ± 0.16 6.5 ± 0.17 6.2 ± 0.06 6.8B
T5 5.7 ± 0.50 5.8 ± 0.10 5.6 ± 0.08 5.3 ± 0.12 5.5D 5.7 ± 0.25 5.8 ± 0.13 5.6 ± 0.13 5.3 ± 0.12 5.6D
T6 6.7 ± 0.60 6.2 ± 0.19 6.0 ± 0.13 5.8 ± 0.16 6.2C 6.7 ± 0.40 6.2 ± 0.16 6.0 ± 0.19 5.8 ± 0.16 6.2C
Mean 6.9A 6.6B 6.3C 6.1D 6.7B 7.0A 6.6B 6.3C 6.1D  
Overall acceptability
T1 7.7 ± 0.36 7.2 ± 0.15 7.0 ± 0.14 6.8 ± 0.25 7.2B 7.9 ± 0.36 7.2 ± 0.15 7.0 ± 0.14 7.0 ± 0.12 7.2B
T2 7.2 ± 0.36 6.7 ± 0.22 6.5 ± 0.09 6.3 ± 0.25 6.7D 7.4 ± 0.36 6.7 ± 0.22 6.5 ± 0.09 6.4 ± 0.17 6.7CD
T3 7.7 ± 0.33 6.9 ± 0.22 6.5 ± 0.14 6.4 ± 0.31 6.8C 7.7 ± 0.35 6.9 ± 0.22 6.5 ± 0.14 6.4 ± 0.31 6.8C
T4 8.5 ± 0.20 7.7 ± 0.24 7.5 ± 0.09 7.3 ± 0.19 7.7A 8.7 ± 0.36 7.7 ± 0.22 7.5 ± 0.09 7.2 ± 0.10 7.8A
T5 6.8 ± 0.25 6.2 ± 0.23 6.0 ± 0.17 5.8 ± 0.19 6.2E 6.8 ± 0.25 6.3 ± 0.31 6.0 ± 0.17 5.8 ± 0.19 6.2E
T6 7.2 ± 0.33 6.5 ± 0.22 6.5 ± 0.14 6.3 ± 0.15 6.6D 7.2 ± 0.33 6.5 ± 0.27 6.5 ± 0.14 6.3 ± 0.15 6.6D
Mean 7.5A 6.9B 6.6C 6.4D Mean 7.6A 6.9B 6.6C 6.5C  
  1. Data are means of three replicates ± Standard Deviation. Means in the same row have the same letter are not significantly different at 0.05.