, Volume 24, Issue 1, pp 347–350 | Cite as

High-performance liquid chromatographic determination of major organic acids in apple juices and ciders

  • D. Blanco Gomis
  • M. J. Moran Gutierrez
  • M. D. Gutierrez Alvarez
  • A. Sanz Medel


A reversed-phase high-pressure liquid chromatographic method is presented for the simultaneous separation and determination of malic, citric, lactic, succinic and ascorbic acids in apple juices and ciders. After filtration and/or degasification, the organic acids in the sample are separated on a LiChrosorb/C18 column and quantified by using a rapid diode array detector.

The method is considered to be a suitable choice for the accurate and precise determination (C.V. 5%) of these compounds.

Key Words

High-performance liquid chromatography Reversed-phase Organic acids Apple juice Cider 


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© Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Blanco Gomis
    • 1
  • M. J. Moran Gutierrez
    • 1
  • M. D. Gutierrez Alvarez
    • 1
  • A. Sanz Medel
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Quimica Fisica y Analitica, Facultad de QuimicaUniversidad de OviedoOviedoSpain

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