Packets of Sliced Apple in 7-Eleven

June 13, 2013
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At first glance this seems strange. It’s a packet of sliced apple that I spotted in 7-Eleven. I know they are a convenience store but isn’t this going a bit too far? Surely it’s better to buy a pack of apples at the market or Big C? Definitely cheaper. But, I guess for some people this is more convenient. At least it’s healthier than other food they sell. But, what I would like to know, how do they stop the apple slices from turning brown?

3 Responses to Packets of Sliced Apple in 7-Eleven

  1. Paul
    June 14, 2013 at 2:10 am

    You don’t want to know. The same with sliced and canned mandarins in syrup… You do not want to know.

  2. Mr. Appun
    June 14, 2013 at 10:58 am

    Treat with calcium lactate, N-acetyl-L-cysteine, glutathione, and malic acid and store at 4°C or below. At home, squeeze lemon/manao juice on apple slices to prevent browning (oxidation). Better still, buy fresh apples and consume asap.

  3. steve
    June 14, 2013 at 3:04 pm

    I know that if u use or rub it with common salt, then it will not turn brown. I guess oxidising agent will be able to stop the browing, maybe.

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