Time (hrs) Color Flavor Texture Taste OA
6 6.83a 6.83a 6.83a 6.17a 6.83a
12 7.66b 7.5b 7.66b 5.67a 7.67b
18 7.83b 7.83b 7.82b 7.33b 7.83b
24 8.33c 7.66b 8.5c 7.5b 8.33c
LSD (P<0.05) 0.389 0.425 0.481 0.608 0.449
The values are the mean of six panelist score. The values having same superscript in a column did not differ significantly at 5% level of significance.
Table 3e: Summary of the statistical test showing the difference between the treatments and within the variates for optimization of time at 4°C for brine of 16% salt concentration.