Fragrance & Flavour Development Centre

A Govt. of India Autonomous Body Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises

(An ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 & ISO 29990:2010 Certified Organisation & A NABL Accredited Laboratory)

Quality assessment of Essential oils /aroma chemicals using modern instrumental techniques

1. Duration

21st – 25th, August, 2023

2. Timing

10.00 AM to 5.00 PM

3. Venue

FFDC, Kannauj

4. Intake 25 Participants
5. Fee Rs 14,500/-
6. Eligibility 12th Pass out / Appearing

Objective:- The course is designed for the participants to understand basics of quality assessment of their essential oils/aroma chemical. Participants also enhance their knowledge to work quality assessment on sophisticated instruments for essential oil, fragrance & flavour raw material.

Course Content:

  • Introduction to essential oils, fragrance and flavour.
  • Determination of oil content in aroma bearing crop/material by Clevenger’s method.
  • Determination of concrete/absolute in aroma bearing crop/material by soxhlet method.
  • Fundamentals of quality assessment of essential oils & aroma chemicals.

 a) Classical techniques includes-
i) Sensory evaluation – odour quality analysis
– colour quality analysis

 ii) Physical tests – specific gravity
– refractive index
– optical rotation
– solubility

 iii) Chemical tests – determination of acid value.
– determination of ester value.
– determination of combined alcohols and free alcohols.
– determination of ester value content after acetylation.

 b) Instrumental techniques includes-
– Gas chromatography (GC) and
– Thin layer chromatography (TLC)

  • Methods/specifications/Standards of essential oils and aroma chemicals.
  • Assurance of the quality of test results.
  • Accreditation of the laboratory practical demonstration of extraction and distillation of essential oils.
  • Practical demonstration of all the above methods will be done.


Send your filled registration form along with one passport size photograph & identify certificate via e- mail ( )/ using google online forms link given below:

Training Fee

Training fee (Non-refundable) for the any courses should be paid using given below bank details via online mode, like NEFT / IMPS / Cash Transfer / Cheque Transfer and copy of the bank receipt may be forwarded by E-mail for getting receipt of your credit.

Account No.: 10892289104

Name of Account Holder:- FFDC

Branch Name & Address: State Bank of India, Saraimeera, Kannauj

IFSC code of Branch: SBIN0000664


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Note: Fee includes online classes, PDF of training manual & PPT’s of respective course & onetime centre visit of FFDC Kannauj will be free for all attendees.

For further details regarding the training programme, fee, etc., please contact –

Sh. Vipin Mishra Ms. Pragya Gupta
Documentation Officer Field Assistant (F.A.)
FFDC Kannauj FFDC, Kannauj
Cell No. – 08756019406 Cell No. –08299151944

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For More Information Contact to

Sh. A. P. Singh,
Asst. Director &
Officer In charge
(Training Division)
FFDC Kannauj
Cell No. – 08756019406

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