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

27th to 31st May, 2024

2. Timing

10.00 AM to 5.00 PM

3. Venue FFDC, Kannauj
4. Intake 25 Participants
5. Fee Rs. 14,500/- (including lodging & boarding)
6. Eligibility 12th Pass out

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 Material:-

  • 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-
      • 1. Sensory evaluation
        • odour quality analysis
        • colour quality analysis
      • 2. Physical tests
        • specific gravity
        • refractive index
        • optical rotation
        • solubility
      • 3. Chemical tests
        • Determination of acid value
        • Determination of ester value
        • Determination of combined alcohols and free alcohols
        • Determination of ester value content after acetylation
      • 4. 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 Project Associate
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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