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Old 06-22-2011, 04:23 PM   #1
Aug 2010
Ferriday, Louisiana
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I was told a few days ago that freezing before pressing can help break down the pectins in fuit.

I will soon be picking blackberries and muscadines and wanted to know how well, if at all, this freezing thing will work

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Old 06-22-2011, 04:40 PM   #2
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Freezing will break down the cell walls, I don't know about pectins, I would use a teaspoon of Pectic enzyme for that.

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