VCF - Volatile Compounds in FoodAttempts to relate sensory analysis data to specific chemicals such as volatile compounds have been frequent. Often these associations are difficult to interpret or are weak in nature. Although some difficulties may relate to the methods used, the difficulties also result from the complex nature of flavor. For example, there are multiple volatiles responsible for a flavor sensation, combinations of volatiles yield different flavors than those expected from individual compounds, and the differences in perception of volatiles in different matrices. Flavor analysis using a variety of methods has been conducted for many years to help in the development of new products, to understand the nature of existing products, to study shelf-life, and to maintain quality of foods, beverages, products for oral care, and other products such as oral pharmaceuticals and tobacco [ 1 , 2 ]. Flavor analysis usually takes one of two forms, sensory or instrumental. Sensory descriptive methods used for testing have been developed that are highly reliable and consistent and obviously identify the human perception of flavor.
Volatile Compounds in Foods and Beverages
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When foods are processed or cooked, many chemical reactions occur involving a wide range of metabolites including sugars, amino acids and lipids. These chemical processes often lead to the formation of volatile aroma compounds that can make food tastier or may introduce off-flavours. Metabolomics tools are only now being used to study the formation of these flavour compounds in order to understand better the beneficial and less beneficial aspects of food processing. To provide a critical overview of the diverse MS-based studies carried out in recent years in food metabolomics and to review some biochemical properties and flavour characteristics of the different groups of aroma-related metabolites. A description of volatiles from processed foods, and their relevant chemical and sensorial characteristics is provided.
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Each technique has its own advantages and limitations and these are highlighted in more detail for specific flavour compound groups in Sect. Tentative pdd of volatile flavor compounds in commercial budu, a Malaysian fish sauce. Evaluation of volatiles from two subtropical strawberry cultivars using GC-Olfactomet. Wine R.Often, a combination of untargeted analysis followed by one or several targeted analyses in order to capture all the information is needed Esslinger et al. Potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate. Of course in this case we know that phenylethyl alcohol is much ;df likely to be responsible for rose odor. Each approach has its own advantages and disadvantages which are beyond the scope of this review: see Johanningsmeier et al.
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