Comparison of Aroma and Flavor Profiles of Strawberry-Flavored Candy and Fresh Strawberries

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Category: Aroma Flavour Fragrance, Separation Science Mass Spectrometry

A fresh strawberry and a strawberry-flavored candy were analyzed and compared on LECO Pegasus® BT GC-TOFMS. Hundreds of analytes were determined and deconvolution provided the ability to fight chromatographic coelutions uncovering differences that were hidden in the TIC and provided more insight to the flavor characteristics. Compound classes were investigated with lactones, ethyl esters, and sesquiterpenes compared between each sample.

GC-TOFMS is a powerful analytical tool for characterisation and differentiation samples based on similarities and differences of individual analytes that can be important for many food and flavor applications. GC-TOFMS allows the analyst to see more analytes and uncover what they might be missing. Ref. 203-821-533