publication . Article . 2017

Determination of Ascorbic Acid Concentration of Some Commercial Fruits Juices Sold in Ugbokolo Benue State, Nigeria

Ugbe, Fabian Audu; Ikudayisi, Victoria Abiola; Amusan, Oluwagbemiga Tayo;
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  • Published: 11 Dec 2017 Journal: International Annals of Science, volume 3, pages 19-22 (eissn: 2456-7132, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: AIJR Publisher
Abstract
<jats:p>This research was aimed at investigating the concentration of Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) in some commercial fruits juices: ‘5’ Alive, Hollandia yoghurt, Nutri milk, Ribena, Lacasera, Happy hour, Viju milk, Chi exotic and Chi vita sold in Ugbokolo, Benue State, Nigeria by titrimetric method using 2,6-dichlorophenolindophenol (DCPIP) as titrant. The ascorbic acid (AA) content in milligram per 100ml of the various juices investigated is in the order: ‘5’ Alive (11.25) &gt; Ribena (5.47) &gt; nutri milk (5.31) &gt; Happy hour (4.38) &gt; Hollandia yoghurt (1.25) &gt; Lacasera (0.47) ≈ Chi exotic (0.47) &gt;Viju milk (0.31) &gt; Chi vita (0.16). It was observe...
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free text keywords: Food science, Liter, Ascorbic acid, Vitamin, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Vitamin C, Fruits Juice, DCPIP, Titrimetric Method
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