Quality Assurance of Fats and Oils
Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
Copyright © 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Bailey's Industrial Oil and Fat Products
How to Cite
Shahidi, F. 2005. Quality Assurance of Fats and Oils. Bailey's Industrial Oil and Fat Products. 1:14.
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
The quality of fats and oils is dictated by several physical and chemical parameters that are dependent on the source of oil: geographic, climatic, and agronomic variables of growth in the case of plant oils as well as processing and storage conditions. Thus, quality assurance criteria may depend partly on the type of oil under investigation as well as on other factors that may vary depending on the intended use and regulations that vary from country.
- carbonyl compounds;
- unsaponifiable matter;
- polar components;