Table 4: of extrudates using encapsulated powder of red cactus pear (EPRCP) as pigment.

EPRCP (%)Hardness (N)Crispness (N⋅mm)

0 9.81 ± 2.1 30.97 ± 5.7
2.517.10 ± 3.4 59.85 ± 7.5
5.037.51 ± 5.2151.27 ± 5.8
7.559.47 ± 8.6213.44 ± 19.8

  ± standard deviation; mean with different letter by column represents significant difference by Tukey’s test.