Authenticity Identification of Carbonated Alcochol-Free Beverages


Irina Yu. Reznichenko, Maria S. Kondratieva


The article concerns the counterfeiting problem of non-alcoholic drinks sold on the consumer market of the Russian Federation; provides data on drinks fraud methods (assortment, qualitative, quantitative and informational types). Strengthening quality control of soft drinks is one of the main directions of providing consumers with qualitative products. The authors presented authenticity identification results of carbonated soft drinks sold on the Kemerovo consumer market for compliance with the current regulatory documents requirements; run the consumer criteria analysis for the drinks identification of various brands. They obtained data on the labeling and packaging identification of selected non-alcoholic carbonated drinks samples for the compliance with current regulatory documents. A man recorded the compliance. There was an absence of the quantitative counterfeiting identification. The study described results of the organoleptic and physico-chemical quality indicators research. According to the GOST 28188-2014 “Non-Alcoholic Beverages. General Technical Conditions” the authors evaluated beverages quality by such physical and chemical indicators as the mass fraction of dry substances, acidity, and the mass fraction of carbon dioxide. The researchers run the organoleptic indicators analysis according to a score system. Authenticity identification of the selected drinks samples showed that there are no signs of counterfeiting and the products are of high quality


carbonated soft drinks; counterfeiting identification; authentication; quality indicators

For citation: Irina Yu. Reznichenko, Maria S. Kondratieva. Authenticity Identification of Carbonated Alcochol-Free Beverages. Индустрия питания|Food Industry. 2020. Т. 5, No.1. Pp. 16–22. DOI: 10.29141/2500-1922-2020-5-1-2