Cereal foods fortified with by-products from the olive oil industry

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To choose the best cereal food between bread and pasta to be enriched, a mathematical model, the whole quality index, was used. Bread was better than pasta for re-using olive oil by-products. Between waste, olive mill wastewater and olive paste, the latter was more suitable for food fortification, despite the sensory problems of the enriched product. Also, when the two by-products were combined, the best product continued to be the bread.

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