Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.21256/zhaw-3936
Publication type: Article in scientific journal
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: Impact of consumer behavior on furan and furan-derivative exposure during coffee consumption : a comparison between brewing methods and drinking preferences
Authors: Rahn, Anja
Yeretzian, Chahan
DOI: 10.21256/zhaw-3936
10.1016/j.foodchem.2018.08.078
Published in: Food Chemistry
Volume(Issue): 272
Pages: 514
Pages to: 522
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Elsevier
ISSN: 0308-8146
Language: English
Subjects: Coffee
Subject (DDC): 664: Food technology
Abstract: This study examined the influence of consumer behavior on furan, 2-methylfuran, 3-methylfuran, 2,5-dimethylfuran and 2,3-dimethylfuran exposure in coffee. Coffees brewed using a filter, fully automatic, capsule machine or reconstituted instant coffee were found to have a significant different cup concentrations of furan derivatives. Coffee brewed with the fully automatic machine contained the highest furan and furan derivative concentrations (99.05 µg/L furan, 263.91 µg/L 2-methylfuran, 13.15 µg/L 3-methylfuran and 8.44 µg/L 2,5-dimethylfuran) whereas soluble coffee did not contain detectable levels, thereby contributing least to a consumer’s dietary exposure. Furan and furan derivative concentrations were found to decrease significantly upon cooling, reducing consumer exposure by 8.0-17.2% on average once the coffee reached drinking temperature 55-60°C, in ceramic cups. Serving coffee in a ceramic or disposable cup were found to influence the cooling dynamics of the coffee but did not statistically influence the consumers exposure at a given temperature.
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/9471
Fulltext version: Accepted version
License (according to publishing contract): CC BY-NC-ND 4.0: Attribution - Non commercial - No derivatives 4.0 International
Departement: Life Sciences and Facility Management
Organisational Unit: Institute of Chemistry and Biotechnology (ICBT)
Appears in collections:Publikationen Life Sciences und Facility Management

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