Taiwan to Formulate Standards for Fruit and Vegetable Juices

  •   15 Feb 2017
  •    Rachel Shen
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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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