• Benjang Aschariyaphotha
  • Sarana Chanweenukul


Sesbania Flowers Drink, Ready-to-Drink, Sesbania Flowers, Sucralose


Sesbania flowers contain high amounts of carotenoid pigments, and they have antioxidant activity, so they are suitable for developing into a healthy food product. This study was to determine the amount of Sesbania flowers for ready-to-drink Sesbania flower juice products, it was found that the amount of Sesbania flowers 0.60% was suitable for the production and the level of sweetness from sugar at 10 ºBrix was the most accepted by the testers. In the comparison of sucralose as a sugar substitute in ready-to-drink Sesbania flower juice products it was found that the use of sucralose as a sugar substitute was 50% of sugar (by comparison, a relative sweetness) was the most accepted in all aspects by the testers, consist of appearance (7.20), color (7.13), odor (7.03), sweet (7.16) and overall preference (7.09), the 50% sucralose formula was accepted score close to 0% formula (sugar formula/10 ºBrix) and 25% (p>0.05), with a pH value of 6.94, the color values of L (brightness), a* (red) and b* (green) were 23.53, -1.64 and 1.68, respectively. From this recipe, the product was tested for acceptance by general consumers, and it was found that most consumers liked it moderately with a score of 7.65, giving overall acceptance of the product (76%), and they were interested in buying the product (72%). The total cost of production is 4.86 baht/unit, which is the alternative for health beverages, and this product can increase value to local indigenous plants as well


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