Table 2: Physical of extrudates using encapsulated powder of red cactus pear (EPRCP) as pigment.

EPRCP (%)MC (%)ABD (g/cm3)EIWSIWAI

09.41 ± 0.00.081 ± 0.0011.6 ± 0.0.24 ± 0.06.04 ± 0.0
2.59.35 ± 0.00.106 ± 0.009.43 ± 0.0.24 ± 0.05.87 ± 0.1
5.09.32 ± 0.00.210 ± 0.006.18 ± 0.0.23 ± 0.05.23 ± 0.0
7.59.34 ± 0.00.309 ± 0.004.66 ± 0.0.23 ± 0.04.81 ± 0.1

  ± standard deviation; mean with different letter by column represents significant difference by Tukey’s test. MC = moisture content; ABD = apparent bulk density; EI = expansion index; WAI = water absorption index; WSI = water solubility index.