Assessment of nutrient content in selected dairy products for compliance with the nutrient content claims

Anna Sadowska-Rociek , Barbara Mickowska , Ewa Cieślik

Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the content of protein, fat, and carbohydrates in selected homogenised cheeses, available on Polish market. Results were compared with the values declared by the manufacturers. The main protein content was equal to 6.6 g/100 g, fat content – 4.7 g/100 g, and carbohydrates content – 11.3 g/100 g. However, content of nutrients varied and depended on the manufacturer and the cheese flavour. Nutrient content claims were often different from the results obtained in our study: protein content resulted from this experiment was generally lower than declared by the manufacturers and obtained in our study fat content was higher than reported at the labels.
Author Anna Sadowska-Rociek (FoFT / DoToCaC)
Anna Sadowska-Rociek,,
- Department of Technology of Catering and Consumption
, Barbara Mickowska (FoFT / DoToCaC)
Barbara Mickowska,,
- Department of Technology of Catering and Consumption
, Ewa Cieślik (FoFT / DoToCaC)
Ewa Cieślik,,
- Department of Technology of Catering and Consumption
Journal seriesThe Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences, ISSN 1338-5178, (B 7 pkt)
Issue year2013
Vol2
NoSpecial issue 1
Pages1891-1897
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Englishhomogenised cheeses, protein, fat, carbohydrates, content claims
ASJC Classification1312 Molecular Biology; 2404 Microbiology; 1106 Food Science; 1305 Biotechnology
URL http://www.jmbfs.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/88_jmbs_sadowska_fbp_f.pdf
Internal identifierWTŻ/2013/107
Languageen angielski
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