IOFI guidelines for the isolation of flavouring substances by simultaneous distillation-extraction (pages 2–4)
T. Cachet, H. Brevard, E. Cantergiani, A. Chaintreau, J. Demyttenaere, L. French, K. Gassenmeier, D. Joulain, T. Koenig, H. Leijs, P. Liddle, G. Loesing, M. Marchant, K. Saito, F. Scanlan, C. Schippa, A. Scotti, F. Sekiya, A. Sherlock and T. Smith
Article first published online: 22 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/ffj.3226
Simultaneous distillation-extraction (SDE) combines, in a single step, hydro-distillation of volatiles from a sample with continuous solvent extraction of the solutes dissolved in the aqueous distillate. The solvent extract containing the isolated flavour volatiles can be subsequently analysed by gas chromatography. The present guidelines concern the isolation of flavouring substances by SDE, based on the experience of the authors in laboratories of the flavour industry.