African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12368

Article in Press

The Determination of Chemical Composition in Some Vinegars and Compliance with Food Legislation

Ahmet Dogan Duman, Alaeddin Türkmen

  •  Received: 01 April 2021
  •  Accepted: 31 May 2021
This paper covers that the six different brand sold (genuine-organic-synthetic apples and grapes) in Turkey and spontaneous fermentation vinegars produced with seven fruits (apple, white and red grapes, mandarin, pear, carrot, melon) in the laboratory had been analysed according to pH value, acidity, density, the amount of dry matter, color measurement, the ash content and the water activity. The aim of the study was to determine the composition of vinegars. It was determined that pH values were close to each other and acidic in all samples. Moisture levels of artificial red vinegar were lower than those of other vinegar samples. It was found that the unfermentation vinegar's dry matter content's had higher values than the other vinegar types.

Keywords: acetic acid, chroma, fermentation, quality, vinegar