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Article Number - F6C0BF963648


Vol.7(1), pp. 1-4 , March 2017
DOI: 10.5897/JBD2017.0049
ISSN: 2141-2197



Full Length Research Paper

Evaluation of copper content in beers obtained from retail in Sweden



D. Osorio-Macías
  • D. Osorio-Macías
  • Department of Food Technology, Faculty of Engineering LTH, Lund University, P. O. Box 124, S-221 00 Lund, Sweden
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J. Mauricio Peñarrieta
  • J. Mauricio Peñarrieta
  • School of Chemistry, Faculty of Pure and Natural Sciences, San Andrés University, P. O. Box 303, La Paz, Bolivia
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L. Nilsson
  • L. Nilsson
  • Department of Food Technology, Faculty of Engineering LTH, Lund University, P. O. Box 124, S-221 00 Lund, Sweden
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 Received: 30 January 2017  Accepted: 13 March 2017  Published: 31 March 2017

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A quantitative study of copper (Cu) content in 19 different beer brands produced in mainly European countries and consumed in Sweden were measured using atomic absorption spectrophotometer without sample digestion. Results showed that the Cu content in beers is below the permissible levels concentrations for potable drinking water recommended by World Health Organization. In addition, the studies indicated that there is no correlation between the amount of Cu content in beers and their respective hops Cu content.

 

Key words: Atomic absorption, beer, copper, hops.

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APA Osorio-Macías, D., Peñarrieta, J. M. & Nilsson, L. (2017). Evaluation of copper content in beers obtained from retail in Sweden. Journal of Brewing and Distilling, 7(1), 1-4.
Chicago D. Osorio-Mac&ias, J. Mauricio Peñarrieta and L. Nilsson. "Evaluation of copper content in beers obtained from retail in Sweden." Journal of Brewing and Distilling 7, no. 1 (2017): 1-4.
MLA D. Osorio-Mac&ias, J. Mauricio Peñarrieta and L. Nilsson. "Evaluation of copper content in beers obtained from retail in Sweden." Journal of Brewing and Distilling 7.1 (2017): 1-4.
   
DOI 10.5897/JBD2017.0049
URL http://academicjournals.org/journal/JBD/article-abstract/F6C0BF963648

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