Analytical Quality Assessment, Microbial Activity and Shelf Life Determination of Commercial Butter Samples in India

Authors(3) :-Parankusham Chandana Narayan, Barika Anam, Khairunnisa Amreen

This study aimed to train the master level students for carrying out the research work as a part of minor research project based learning. In this the quality assessment of butter samples obtained from the local super market in India was performed. Thirty different butter samples (commercially available) were analyzed. Quality assessment was carried out by calculation of the Reichert-Meissl (RM) value. Microbiological activity was also tested by storing the samples in two different temperatures: room temperature and refrigerated conditions. Based on the RM value and microbial activity data taken for a period of six consecutive months, self life of the butter samples were calculated to estimate the appropriate storage period and conditions suitable for consumption.

Authors and Affiliations

Parankusham Chandana Narayan
Department of Chemistry, St. Anns' College for Woman, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Barika Anam
Department of Chemistry, St. Anns' College for Woman, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Khairunnisa Amreen
Department of Chemistry, St. Anns' College for Woman, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Butter, Microbial activity, RM value, Analytical, quality assessment

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 6 | Issue 3 | May-June 2019
Date of Publication : 2019-06-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 275-278
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET196360
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Parankusham Chandana Narayan, Barika Anam, Khairunnisa Amreen, " Analytical Quality Assessment, Microbial Activity and Shelf Life Determination of Commercial Butter Samples in India, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp.275-278, May-June-2019. Available at doi : https://doi.org/10.32628/IJSRSET196360
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET196360

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