Food Products

 

Food Analysis is the discipline dealing with the development, application and study of analytical procedures for characterizing the properties of foods and their constituents. All food products whether raw or processed are analyzed to provide information about a wide variety of different characteristics including their composition, structure, physicochemical properties and sensory attributes.

Nutrients : e.g Proteins, Amino acids, Total Cholesterol, Trans fats & Lipid profile, Carbohydrates, Sugars, Dietary fiber, Vitamins, Minerals etc.,

Additives : e.g Colors, Dyes, Stabilizers, Antioxidants, Flavors & Fragrances, Preservatives etc.,

Adulterants : They are added intentionally to the food products mostly for the purpose of cost benefits and they may be present at higher as well as lower amounts. They may be safe or sometimes highly toxic, such as, argemone in mustard oil, Sudan in red chilies, animal cholesterol in ghee, low cost vegetable oil in high cost vegetable oil etc.,

Contaminants & Toxicants : Toxicants can be classified into : Physical toxicants e.g glass, wood, metal, insect matter etc., Biological toxicants e.g. microbes and pathogens Chemical toxicants e.g. residual pesticides, residual antibiotics, mycotoxins and environmental pollutants like PAH, PCB, Dioxins, toxic metal etc.,

Dairy Products and Analogues

Milk : Buffalo Milk, Cow Milk, Goat Or Sheep Milk, Mixed Milk, Standardized Milk Toned, Double Toned, Skimmed , Full Cream Milk.

Cream, Malai, Dahi or Curd, Chhena Or Paneer, Cheese Of All Varieties

Dairy Based Desserts / Confections : Ice Cream , Kulfi, Chocolate Ice Cream , Softy Ice Cream, Dried Icecream Mix, Dried Frozen Desserts Or Confection, Frozen Desserts , Frozen Confection, Milk Ice , Milk Lolly, Khoya

Evaporated / Condensed Milk Or Milk Products

Foods For Infant Nutrition : Infant Milk Food, Infant Formula, Whey, Processed Cereal based Complementry Food Follow Up Formula- Complementry Food

Butter / Ghee/ Milk Fat, Chakka Or Shrikhand, Whey Products

Fermented Milk Product : Yoghurt

Edible Casein Products: Edible Casein Product, Edible Acid Casein, Edible Non-animal rennet Casein, Edible Caseinate

Fats / Oils / Fats Emulsions

Oils :Coconut Oil, Cotton Seed Oil, Ground Nut Oil, Linseed Oil, Mahua Oil, RapeSeed Oil, Mustard Oil, RapeSeed Oil With Low Erucic Acid, Olive Oil ,Poppy Seed Oil, SafflowerOil, Taramira Oil,Til Oil, Niger Seed Oil,Soybean Oil, Maize Oil, Refined Vegetable Oil, Almond Oil, Watermelon Seed Oil, Palm Oil, Palmolein Oil, Palm Kernel Oil, Sunflower Seed Oil, Rice Bran Oil, Blended Edible Vegetable Oil

Interesterified Vegetable Fat, Partially Hydrogenated Soyabean Oil

Edible Fats : Beef Fat, Mutton Fat, Goat Fat, Lard Cocoa Butter, Refined Salseed Fat, Kokum Fat, Mango Kernel Fat, Dhupa Fat, Phulwara Fat.

Margarine and Fat Spreads : Table Margarine, Bakery and Indus. Margarine Fat Spread.

Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil : Vanaspati, Bakery Shortening.

Fruits and Vegetable Products
Thermally Processed


  • Fruit Cocktail
  • Vegetable
  • Curried Vegetables/Ready To Eat Veg
  • Thermally Processed Vegetable Soups
  • Fruits Juices
  • Vegetable Juices
  • Tomato Juices
  • Fruit Nectars
  • Fruit Beverages
  • Fruit Drink
  • Ready To Serve Fruit Beverages
  • Thermally Processed Mango Pulp / Puree
  • Sweetened Mango Pulp
  • Fruit Pulp / Puree
  • Sweetened Fruit Puree Other Than Mango
  • Concentrated Fruit
  • Vegetable Juice Pulp/ Puree
  • Thermally Processed Tomato Puree, Paste
  • Soup Powders
  • Fruit / Vegetable Juice
  • Concentrated Fruit Veg. Juice/ Pulp/ Puree
  • Tamarind Pulp/Puree and Concentrate
  • Fruit Bar/Tofee
  • Fruit / Veg. Cereal Flakes
  • Squashes, Cruhes
  • Fruit Syrup/Fruit Sharbats
  • Barlay Water
  • Ginger Cocktail
  • Synthetic Syrup For Using Dispensers For Carbonated Water
  • Synthetic Syrup / Sharbat, Murabba
  • Candied, Crysatallised and Glazad Fruits/ Veg
  • Rhizome/Fruit Peel
  • Tomato Ketchup / Tomato Sauces
  • Culinary Pastes/Fruit and Veg. Sauses Other Than Tomato and Soya
  • Soyabean Sauce
  • Carbonated Fruit Beverages / Fruit Drinks
  • Jams, Fruit Jelly
  • Fruit Cheese
  • Marmalades
  • Dehydrated Fruits
  • Dehydrated Vegetables,Frozen Fruits/Fruit
  • Frozen Vegetables, Frozen Curried Vege
  • Ready To Eat Vegetables
  • Fruit Based Beverages Mix
  • Powdered Fruit Based Beverages
  • Fruit and Veg. Chutney
  • Mango Chutney
  • Pickles
  • Table Olives
  • Grated Desiccated Coconut
  • Vinegar
  • Nuts
  • Resins Bean

Processed Fruits and Vegetables Products

Milk : Buffalo Milk, Cow Milk, Goat Or Sheep Milk, Mixed Milk, Standardized Milk Toned, Double Toned, Skimmed , Full Cream Milk.

Cream, Malai, Dahi or Curd, Chhena Or Paneer, Cheese Of All Varieties

Dairy Based Desserts / Confections : Ice Cream , Kulfi, Chocolate Ice Cream , Softy Ice Cream, Dried Icecream Mix, Dried Frozen Desserts Or Confection, Frozen Desserts , Frozen Confection, Milk Ice , Milk Lolly, Khoya

Evaporated / Condensed Milk Or Milk Products

Foods For Infant Nutrition : Infant Milk Food, Infant Formula, Whey, Processed Cereal based Complementry Food Follow Up Formula- Complementry Food

Butter / Ghee/ Milk Fat, Chakka Or Shrikhand, Whey Products

Fermented Milk Product : Yoghurt

Edible Casein Products: Edible Casein Product, Edible Acid Casein, Edible Non-animal rennet Casein, Edible Caseinate

Cereals And Cereal Products
  • Atta
  • Maida
  • Samolina
  • Besan
  • Pearl
  • Barley (Jau)
Food Grains
  • Wheat
  • Maize
  • Jawar and Bajra
  • Rice
  • Urad Whole and Dal
  • Split Pulse (Dal) Arhar
  • Moong Whole and Dal
  • Any Other Good Grains Corn Flour (Maize Starch)
  • Chana (Arhar) Whole and Dal
  • Corn Flakes
  • Custard Powder
  • Rolled Oats
  • Macaroni Products Malted and Malt Based Food
  • Masur Whole and Split Pulse Masur
Solvent Extracted Flours
  • Solvent Extracted Soya Flour
  • Solvent Extracted Ground Nut Flour
  • Solvent Extracted Sesame Flour
  • Solvent Extracted Coconut Flour
  • Solvent Extracted Cotton Seed Flour Starchy Foods
  • Arrowroot
  • Sago
  • Bakery Products
  • Biscuits
  • Bread
Sweets and Confectionery

Sugar Boiled Confectionery :Milk Toffee, Butter Toffee, Lozenges, Chewing Gums and Bubble Gums, Chocolates / Drinking Chocolate (Is) Ice Lollies and Edible Ices, Sweetening Agents Including Honey.

Sugar : Plantation White Sugar, Refined Sugar, Khandsari Sugar, Bura Sugar, Cube Sugar, Icing Sugar, Misri Honey, Gur Or Jaggery, Dextrose, Goldensyrup, Dried Glucose Syrup, Saccharin Sodium, AspartylPhenylAlanine methyl ester, Acesulfame Potassium, Sucralose.

Salts, Spices, Condements and Related Products

Caraway (Shahjeera) : Caraway Black (Shahjeera) Whole, Caraway(Shahjeera) Powder, Caraway (Shahjeera) Whole.

Cardamom (Elaichi) : Cardamom(ChhotiElaichi) Whole, Cardamom(ChhotiElaichi) Seeds, Cardamom (ChhotiElaichi) Powder,Large Cardamom(BadiElaichi) Whole, Large Cardamom (BadiElaichi) Seeds, Large Cardamom (BadiElaichi) Powder.

Chillies and Capsicum(Lal Mirchi) : Chillies and Capsicum ( LalMirchi) Whole, Chillies and Capsicum (LalMirchi) Powder.

Cinnamon (Dalchini) : Cinnamon (Dalchini) Whole,Cinnamon (Dalchini) Powder.

Cassia (Taj) : Cassia (Taj) Whole, Cassia (Taj) Powder.

Cloves (Laung) : Cloves (Laung) Whole, Cloves (Laung) Powder.

Coriander (dhania) : Coriander (Dhania) Whole, Coriander (Dhania) Powder.

Cumin (Zeera / Kalonji) : Cumin (Safed Zeera) Whole, Cumin (Safed Zeera) Powder, Cumin Black (Kalonji )Whole Cumin Black (Kalonji )Powder.

Fennel (Saunf) : Fennel (Saunf) Whole, Fennel (Saunf) Powder.

Fenugreek (Methi) : Fenugreek (Methi) Whole, Fenugreek (Methi) Powder.

Ginger(Sonth,Adrak) : Ginger (Sonth,Adrak) Whole, Ginger (Sonth,Adrak) Powder, Ginger Oleoresin (Isi).

Mace(Jaipatri) : Mace (Jaipatri) Whole, Mace (Jaipatri)Powder.

Mustard (Rai, Sarson) : Mustard (Rai, Sarson) Whole, Mustard (Rai, Sarson) Powder, Nutmeg (Jaiphal), Nutmeg (Jaiphal) Whole, Nutmeg (Jaiphal) Powder.

Pepper Black (Kalimirch) : Pepper Black (Kalimirch) Whole, Pepper Black (Kalimirch) Powder. Light Black Pepper, Pin Heads, Poppy (Khaskhas), Saffron(Kesar)- Whole/Powder.

Turmeric (Haldi) : Pepper Black (Kalimirch) Whole, Pepper Black (Kalimirch) Powder. Light Black Pepper, Pin Heads, Poppy (Khaskhas), Saffron(Kesar)- Whole/Powder.

Curry Powder : Mixed Masala, Aniseed (Saunf), Ajwain (Bishops Seeds).

Dried Mango : Slices, Dried Mango Powder( Amchur).

Pepper White : Pepper White Whole, Pepper White Powder

Garlic(Lehsun), Celery, Dehydrated Onion(Sukha Pyaj), Asafoetida (Hing), Edible Common Salt, Edible Common Salt, Iodised Salt Iron Fortified Common Salt, Potassium Iodate, Iron Fortified Iodized Salt

Beverages Other Than Dairy, Fruits and Vegetables Based

Tea : Kangra Tea , Green Tea , Black Tea (IS), Instant Tea (IS).

Coffee : Coffee (Green Raw Or Unroasted), Soluble Coffee Powder, Instant Coffee (IS)Green Coffee (IS).

Chicory, Coffee Chicory Mixture, Beverages Alcoholic, Beverages Non Alcoholic Carbonated

Other Food Products and Ingredients

Baking Powder, Catechu, Gelatin, Silver Leaf (Chandi Ka Warq), Pan Masala, Low and High Fat Cocoa Powder, Carob Powder.

Propritory Food. All Kinds.

Food Colours

Tartrazine, Sunset Yellow, Indigo Carmine, Ponceau 4 R, Carmoisine, Erythrosine Brilliant Blue, Annatto, Riboflavin, B Carotene BeesWax (Crude / Refined)(IS), Beehives(IS), Kattha(IS), Chlorophyll(IS)

Stimulant Food (IS)

Tobacco and Tobacco Products Cigarettes, Smoking Mixture, Cigars and Chirutes, Bidies, Snuff, Zarda (Flake Type Chewing Tobacco), Minced Type Chewing Tobacco, Hookah

Food Additives(IS)

Edible Common Salt, Ammonium Bicarbonate, Sodium Benzoate, Benzoic Acid, Caramel, Sorbitol, Potassium Metabisulphite, Sodium Metabisulphite, Potassium Nitrate, Sorbic Acid, Lecithin, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Alginate, Sodium Carboxy Methyl Cellulose, Ascorbic Acid, Sodium Saccharin, Agar, Sodium Tartrate, Calcium Saccharin, Gelatine, Fast Green Fcf, Sodium Propionate, Calcium Propionate, Saccharin, Beta Apo 8 Carotenal, Methyl Ester Beta Apo 8 Carotenic Acid, Ethyl Ester Beta Apo 8 Carotenic Acid, Canthaxanthin, Fumaric Acid, Dodecyl Gallate, Acacia Gum, Propyl Gallate, Octyl Gallate, Carob bean Gum Tragacanth Gum, Gum Ghatti, Calcium Alginate, Sulphur Dioxide, Alginic Acid, Titanium Dioxide L (+)- Tartaric Acid, Monosodium Glutamate, Alpha Amylase, Glyceryl Monostearate, Dicalcium Phosphate Lactic Acid, Guar Gum, Phosphoric Acid, Mineral Oil, Isopropyl Alcohol, Sweet Orange Oil Cold Pressed, Spearmint Oil, Caffeine(Food Grade), Lime Oil Distilled (Food Grade), Tert-Butylhydroquinone (Tbhq) Raw Seaweed, Gum Karaya (Food Grade), Citric Acid (Food Grade), Ascorbyl Palmitate, Aspartame (Food Grade) Polyglycerol Esters Of Fatty Acids, Propylene Glycol, Ester Gum (Glycerol Esters Of Wood Rosin ), Sodium Ascorbate, Malic Acid, Potassium Iodate, Sodium Hydroxide, Pectin, Sucralose, Acesulfame Potassium Tricyclazole (Tech).

The Common Parameters Undertaken For Food Products

Moisture
Fat
Protein
Crude Fibre
Carbohydrate
Specific Gravity
Total ash
Colour
Refractive Index
Admixture with other oils
Acidity
Iodine value
Essential oils
Gluten
Refractions
Flash point
Microbiological analysis
Minerals
Bulk density
Curcumin
Residual Solvent
Heavy Metals
Food Additives
Pesticide residues