Sr. No Storage period (month) TSS (oBrix) Acidity (%) pH Overall acceptability
1 0 12.0 0.30 4.87 8.27
2 1 12.1 0.31 4.86 8.25
3 2 12.5 0.32 4.75 8.19
4 3 12.9 0.32 4.69 8.01
5 4 13.3 0.33 4.66 7.56
*Values of TSS, acidity and pH are average of 3 determinations while organoleptic score value is average of minimum 25 evaluations
Table 4: Changes in physico-chemical and overall acceptability of papaya-aloe vera based RTS beverage during storage.