Soft Drink Analysis on an ACQUITY Arc System

Library Number:
APNT134856731
Part Number:
720005474en
Author(s):
Mark Benvenuti and Jennifer Burgess
Source:
Waters
Content Type:
Application Notes
Content Subtype:
Application Notes
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The soft drink market is an important revenue source for many major food and beverage producers. Such beverages include traditional carbonated soft drinks, high energy drinks, and recently popular healthy formulations such as vitamin waters and teas.

These products often contain caffeine as a stimulant, benzoate, and sorbate as preservatives; and for diet preparations, non-nutritive sweeteners such as acesulfame K, aspartame, and saccharin. For quality control purposes the conformance of target concentrations of analytes to specified ranges is critical.

In this application note, we show that the Waters ACQUITY Arc System, XBridge Phenyl XP Columns, along with Waters Beverage Mobile Phase, can separate these compounds in under 10 minutes.


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