Outcomes from the IFU Commissions meetings 17-18 June 2013 Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia are available for downloading from the members' area

JUICE SUMMIT 2014

 

Save the dates

on October 15 and 16

in the ANTWERP Hilton Hotel


 

REVIEW ON THE ISSUE OF CARBENDAZIM IN ORANGE JUICE 




Fruit juice nutrition and health - IFU Scientific review


Fruit juice nutrition and health - IFU Scientific review - Summary

Australian paper on nutrition policy

To download the article "Fruit juice quality issues and recent developments" Dr David HAMMOND Click here

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Two new methods of analysis are available

 IFUMA79 Measurement of Polyols in Fruit and Vegetable Juices using Electrochemical detection

 IFU MA80 Measurement of the Colour of Clear and Hazy Juices (Spectrophotometric Method)

 

 

BUY AND DOWNLOAD OUR METHODS ON LINE

 Are you involved in the analysis of fruit juices? Is the quality or authenticity of fruit juices important to you? If you answered yes to either of those questions you are at the right place on the Web!


For many years now the International Fruit juice Union (IFU) has been preparing, testing and have published methods of analysis to assist the fruit juice industry. The procedures have been prepared by experts in the fruit juice field, who sit on the IFU's analytical Commission.


Most of the modern methodologies have been collaboratively tested according to the principles of ISO 5725 to establish their performance criteria. Many of these procedures have gained international recognition as the basis of the Committee European Normalisation (CEN) methods in this product area.


They are also referenced in the Codex General Standard for Fruit Juices (247-2005) and the AIJN Code Of Practice (COP). The analytical procedures cover all important parameters such as the sugars, organic acids, minerals and other parameters using a range of procedures from wet chemistry to HPLC and enzyme linked assays.


The collection also contains a number of recommendations. These cover general areas such as patulin, heavy metals and oligosaccharide profiling methods.   There is a separate collection of microbiological methods which covers the analysis of a range of different micro-organisms in fruit and vegetable juices.These include standard procedures for yeast and moulds to very specific procedures for the tainting organism Alicylobacillus (ACB/TAB).

These methods can now be downloaded from the IFU website for a fee, which can be paid by credit card,to allow you quick and easy access to these procedures.