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Survey of orange juice authenticity - AN1142

Description
Samples of orange juice purchased in retail outlets will be analysed for contents of added sugar, D-malic acid and enzymically degraded peel or pulp extracts
Objective
To determine the extent of orange juice adulteration in the retail sector.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1997

To: 1998

Cost: £99,550
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Reading Scientific Services Limited, Leatherhead Food International Ltd, Eurofins Laboratory, Central Science Laboratory, Consortium of Local Authorities, Dummy contractor for Misc Payments
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