Degrees Brix in preserved fruit: what do they measure…?

Degrees Brix in preserved fruit, such as fruits in syrup, are always measured for food safety.Degrees Brix in preserved fruit measure its sugar content. Brix is the unit of measure that food industry usually takes for food and beverages such as wine, preserved fruit, juices and soft drinks. But it is also a scale to measure the sugar content of fruits in the market (their degree of ripeness)  or even in fresh fruit that has not yet been collected.

The aim of measuring degrees Brix in preserved fruit and fresh fruit is obviously quite different. In this article, we will focus on the role that sugar content and degrees Brix have in preserved fruit.

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