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Taiwan to Formulate Standards for Fruit and Vegetable Juices

  •   15 Feb 2017
  •    Rachel Shen

    Fruit and vegetable juiceTakehome:

    • The standard for prepackaged fruit and vegetable juices has been drafted in Taiwan to detail the concentration limitations of specific test items.

    On Jan. 12, 2017, Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection of Taiwan announced the drafting of a new standard for prepackaged fruit and vegetable juices, including the requirements on the testing items and corresponding limiting values. Details are listed below:

    Name of fruit and vegetable juice

    Item

    Recommended value

    Beetroot vegetable juice

    Soluble solid content (︒Brix)

    Above 5.0︒Brix

    Titratable acidity

    Below 0.2g/100g

    Formol number

    Above 30.0mg/100g

    Ash

    Above 0.48g/100g

    White dragon fruit juice

    Soluble solid content (︒Brix)

    Above 9.0︒Brix

    Titratable acidity

    Below 0.8g/100g

    Formol number

    Above 5.0mg/100g

    Ash

    Above 0.45g/100g

    Red dragon fruit juice

    Soluble solid content (︒Brix)

    Above 12.0︒Brix

    Titratable acidity

    Below 0.6g/100g

    Formol number

    Above 5.0mg/100g

    Ash

    Above 0.45g/100g

    Grape juice

    Formol number

    Above 10.0mg/100g

    Carrot juice

    Formol number

    Above 20.0mg/100g

    Star fruit juice

    Titratable acidity

    Below 1.20g/100g

    Reference link

    Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection of Taiwan

     
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