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Gas Chromatography Food Analysis

Gas Chromatography is useful in Food Analysis, so let us check it out some of the applications in food analysis. Uses of GC are as follows:

  1. Food products can be analyzed by gas chromatography.
  2. Gas chromatography is used in analysis of alcohol beverages.
  3. Analysis of various solvents in food preparation.
  4. GC is used in analysis of dairy products such as milk, butter, cheese etc.
  5. Analysis of food and beverages for nutrition person.
  6. Quantification of  volatile organic food products 

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Types of chromatography

There are various different types of chromatography which are used today in different industries and in day to day life.

Before going into detail let us check it out the definition of the chromatography.

The chromatogaphy is the separation of a component from of complex mixture of substance.

Types of component, functional group or structure can be identified with the help of chromatography.

List of some of the equipment are as follows:

Gas chromatography

Liquid chromatography

Solid chromatography

Liquid-liquid chromatography

Advantages and disadvantages of Chromatography

Chromatography is simple method. Chromatography can be handled by single person.

Other advantages are, Chromatography is used to separate components from complex mixture.

Different types of chromatography equipment are available for separation of different compounds.

Some of them are Gas Chromatography, Liquid Chromatography, Solid Chromatography, High performance liquid Chromatography, Solid liquid Chromatography, Liquid liquid Chromatography, Thin layer Chromatography. This method gives accurate results.