UTILIZATION OF SEED AND PEEL OF MANGO
Mango consists of between 60-75% flesh; 14-22% seed and 11-18% peel. The relative proportion of different parts varies with varieties and stage of maturity. Because of 25-40% of seed and peel in a fruit, a huge amount of waste is generated during industrial processing. Such by-products are a serious disposal problem, so a commercial utilization for mango peel and kernels is sought after. Both seed and peel are rich in many useful compounds and could be utilize in different ways.
Mitra, S.K., Pathak, P.K., Lembisana Devi, H. and Chakraborty, I. (2013). UTILIZATION OF SEED AND PEEL OF MANGO. Acta Hortic. 992, 593-596
skin, kernel, waste utilization, starch, polyphenols, minerals