Osmotic Pretreatment conditions for c°Conut samples Model Name Model Constants R2 RMSE
a k n
30°C/40%w/w Newton - 0.3083 - 0.7921 0.0684
  Page - 0.4663 0.6476 0.9992 0.0047
  Two-term exponential 10.78 0.3083 - 0.7921 0.0762
30°C/50%w/w Newton - 0.3272 - 0.7621 0.0692
  Page - 0.4795 0.6395 0.9921 0.0145
  Two-term exponential 10.78 0.3276 - 0.7621 0.0799
30°C/60%w/w Newton - 0.3847 - 0.7238 0.0699
  Page - 0.5326 0.6273 0.9999 0.00078
  Two- term exponential 30.06 0.3847 - 0.7238 0.0855
40°C/40%w/w Newton - 0.3471 - 0.8655 0.0568
  Page - 0.4730 0.6998 0.9997 0.00309
  Two- term exponential 0.0650 0.3471 - 0.8655 0.0656
50°C/40%w/w Newton - 0.3936 - 0.8667 0.0545
  Page - 0.5071 0.7073 0.9997 0.0034
  Two-term exponential -9.935 0.3936 - 0.8667 0.0667
Control (Non- osmosised) Newton - 0.246 - 0.9166 0.0508
  Page - 0.3568 0.7594 0.9949 0.0136
  Two-term exponential -59.22 0.246 - 0.9166 0.0549
Table 3: Drying model constants and goodness of fit parameters for c°Conut samples.