ENRICO VALLI, RICCARDO MANZINI, RICCARDO ACCORSI, MARCO BORTOLINI, MAURO GAMBERI, ALESSANDRA BENDINI, GIOVANNI LERCKER AND TULLIA GALLINA TOSCHI, (2013). Quality at destination: simulating shipment of three bottled edible oils from Italy to Taiwan. La Rivista Italiana delle Sostanze Grasse. Vol. 90, Issue 3, pp.163-169.
The effects on quality and safety of foodstuffs after transportation process are important for both the producers and the consumers. Herein, a shipment of different bottled vegetable oils (olive oil, extra virgin olive oil and grape seed oils) from Italy to Taiwan, has been simulated within a climate-controlled chamber. The treated samples have been chemically and sensory analyzed, considering basic quality parameters; then, the results were compared with the non-simulated oils from the same production batches. The analyses demonstrate that there is a risk of oxidation due to the shipment to be taken into account