Table 3a: Paprika
Paprika Samples
  ASTA Moisture Aw L X a Delta E Hue Angle
ASTA X -0.469 -0.323 0.087 -0.393 (-) 0.947 *
Moisture   X 0.921 * -0.806 0.683 0.558
Aw     X -0.925 0.73 0.423
L X a       X -0.683 -0.23
Delta E         X 0.332
Hue Angle           X
TableĀ  3b: ChiliĀ  Pepper
Chili Pepper Samples
  ASTA Moisture Aw L X a Delta E Hue Angle
ASTA X -0.825 -0.569 -0.436 -0.634 (-) 0.982 *
Moisture   X 0.846 * -0.067 0.853 0.825
Aw     X -0.393 0.911 0.561
L X a       X -0.352 0.397
Delta E         X 0.678
Hue Angle           X
Table 3c: Chili Powder
Chili Powder Samples
  ASTA Moisture Aw L X a Delta E Hue Angle
ASTA X -0.867 -0.9 0.848 -0.632 (-) 0.945 *
Moisture   X 0.917 * -0.993 0.469 0.844
Aw     X -0.89 0.665 0.791
L X a       X -0.397 -0.852
Delta E         X 0.457
Hue Angle           X
*indicates significant (r>0.8) positive or negative correlation between parameters across all 3 product categories
Table 3: Correlation coefficients (Pearson r) between analytical parameters combining elevated and room temperature data for various product categories.