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An Overview of Applications of Electronic Nose and Electronic Tongue in Food and Dairy Industry

R. Heema, K.S. Gnanalakshmi
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1Department of Food Safety and Quality Assurance, College of Food and Dairy Technology, Koduvalli, Chennai-600 052, Tamil Nadu, India.
Cite article:- Heema R., Gnanalakshmi K.S. (2022). An Overview of Applications of Electronic Nose and Electronic Tongue in Food and Dairy Industry. Agricultural Reviews. 43(3): 327-333. doi: 10.18805/ag.R-2281.
The dairy and food industries aims to achieve targeted productivity and very keen on product quality and consumer demand. Due to increasing technological advances, these food and dairy industries gained numerous technological support. Among the diverse development, the usages of e-nose and e-tongue paved the way to handle the production without any kind of deviation. In the food industries product perfection, uniform taste and aroma plays a supreme role because these parameters determine the marketing strategy. The electronic nose (e-nose) is a non-destructive intelligent electronic sensing instrument, which mimics the human olfactory system to detect, discriminate and classify odour samples. e-nose and e-tongue is an electronic tool used as a fast screening method to provide information about the product quality which is not easily done by manual methods as it is a time-consuming process. In this paper, the principle of e-nose and e-tongue and their applications in the dairy and food industries are explained.

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