Volatile Compounds in Foods and Beverages | Taylor & Francis GroupThe Complex World of Polysaccharides. Overall quality and shelf-life of fresh foods post-harvest or -slaughter is reduced by several factors including microbial growth, water loss, enzymatic browning, lipid oxidation, off-flavor, texture deterioration, rise in respiration rate and senescence processes, among others. In fresh-cut fruits and vegetables, these events are accelerated due to lesions of tissues during peeling, slicing and cutting [ 1 ]; whereas, in meat products these events are accelerated due to lesions of tissues during cutting and grounding. Fresh-cut fruits and vegetables during mechanical operations are exposed to spoil because the natural protection of fruit the peel or skin is generally removed and hence, they become highly susceptible to microbial growth due to the leakage of juices and sugar from damaged tissues which allow the growth and fermentation of some microorganism. Likewise, during processing, enzymes such as polyphenol oxidase, polygalacturonase and pectin methylesterase are released, thus causing, browning and softening from the tissues, respectively. The meat once cut or sliced is exposed to the surrounding environment, and cell compounds released during mechanical operations react with the environment and cause quality deterioration of tissues. Lipid oxidation occur when oxygen come in contact with lipid present in pieces of meats, being the iron the major catalyst in lipid oxidation processes.
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Most common correlation methods assume a straight line relationship and determine correlation coefficients by determining how close the data points are from a straight fit through the data [ 1H. Izzo, 47 ]. This process involves a free radical mechanism which can be divided into three stages: initiation, typically with trained sensory panels. The primary voatile for the sensory aspects of flavor or aroma is descriptive sensory analysis.
Attempts to relate sensory analysis data to specific chemicals such as volatile compounds have been frequent. Often these associations are difficult to interpret or are weak in nature. Although some difficulties may relate to the methods used, the difficulties also result from the complex nature of flavor. For example, there are multiple volatiles responsible for a flavor sensation, combinations of volatiles yield different flavors than those expected from individual compounds, and the differences in perception of volatiles in different matrices. Flavor analysis using a variety of methods has been conducted for many years to help in the development of new products, to understand the nature of existing products, to study shelf-life, and to maintain quality of foods, beverages, products for oral care, and other products such as oral pharmaceuticals and tobacco [ 1 , 2 ]. Flavor analysis usually takes one of two forms, sensory or instrumental. Sensory descriptive methods used for testing have been developed that are highly reliable and consistent and obviously identify the human perception of flavor.