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Published 2002

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Publication details

Journal : Journal of Food Science , vol. 67 , p. 1914–1921 , 2002

International Standard Numbers :
Printed : 0022-1147
Electronic : 1750-3841

Publication type : Academic article

Contributors : Stahnke, L. H.; Holck, Askild Lorentz; Jensen, Anni; Nilsen, A; Zanardi, E.

Issue : 5

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Summary

The mature flavor of Salame Milano, an Italian dried sausage, was increased in two ways: by increasing maturation time or with a strain of Staphylococcus carnosus. The sensory and volatile profiles of the sausages were determined and the data analyzed by analysis of variance and chemometrics. Sausages with S. carnosus 833 matured more than 2 wk faster than control sausages. Maturity correlated significantly with higher amounts of branched-chain aldehydes and alcohols and both branched- and straight-chain methyl ketones-compounds arising from the breakdown of the amino acids leucine, isoleucine, and valine, or from microbial beta-oxidation of fatty acids. Also, sulfur compounds arising from added garlic correlated positively with mature flavor.

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