Beverage Analysis | Alcoholic Beverages

In the industry for wine, beer, or spirits there is an increasing focus on assessing the quality, purity and authenticity of both raw materials and final product. This increase in focus allows the production process itself to be controlled to ensure more consistent and higher quality products. Several analytic techniques exist to assess each stage of the production process, let assist in selecting the correct workflows for your beverage production.

 

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Analysis of Some Alcohols, Aldehydes, and Esters in Distilled Spirits with the Agilent 8860 Gas Chromatograph

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Analysis of Biogenic Amines in Wine Using the Agilent 1290 Infinity II LC and Ultivo Triple Quadrupole LC/MS

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Automation of Sample Derivatization Using the Agilent 1260 Infinity II Prime LC System for Amino Acid Analysis

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Determination of Metals in Wort and Beer Samples using ICP-OES

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Elemental profiling of Malbec Wines for geographical origin using an MP-AES

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Cognac analysis using Microwave Plasma-Atomic Emission Spectrometer (MP-AES)

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Beverage Analysis | Non-Alcoholic Beverages

Preservatives such as benzoic acid and sorbic acid are added to extend the shelf life of products, sweeteners are added to replace sugars, while stimulants such as caffeine may be added to increase alertness. Addition of all of these ingredients are subject to regulations, and need to be controlled in food, beverage, and consumer products. Also, in most countries it is a requirement by helalth authorities that the Ca and Na content be labeled on packaged food and beverages. These labeling requirements, as well as the typical quality control analyses carried out by manufacturers, demonstrate the need for simple, cost-effective, sensitive, accurate, precise, and high sample throughput methods for non-alcholic beverage analyses.

 

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Determination of Sweeteners, Preservatives, and Caffeine in Various Food and Consumer Products Using the Agilent 1290 Infinity II LC

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Analysis of Food Additives in Beverages Using Syringe Filter Filtration and HPLC

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Determination of Ca, K, and Na in Soft Drinks Using MP-AES

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