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)

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

1. Duration 17th – 21st April, 2023
2. Timing

10.00 AM to 5.00 PM

3. Venue FFDC, Kannauj
4. Intake 25 Participants
5. Fee 14,500/- (Including boarding & lodging)

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:

Certificates will be awarded after completion of course

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


Participants can also make the payment using SBI – I collect via clicking on given below link:

Note- 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

For More Information Contact to

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

Email: /,  Website: