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Introduction to Volatile Compounds in Food

The VCF database contains information on published volatile compounds which have been found in natural (processed) food products.
The information is continually updated.

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News


2 September 2014

Meet us at te Weurman Flavour Research Symposium

Between 15th and 19th September the 14th Weurman Flavour Research Symposium will take place in Cambridge, UK. (www.weurman2014.com).
Ben Nijssen and Miriam Kort will represent TNO Triskelion at this symposium with posters titled “Flavour reduction of hydrolysed proteins” and “The … read more

12 July 2014

Version VCF 15.2 released

This new version brings detailed information on Kovats Retention Indices. All RI values from cited literature references give a better insight into the accuracy of the results and of a good estimate of the average value.

See What is new in VCF 15.2? for more details.


5 July 2014

New version VCF 15.2 is coming

Many of you may have noticed that we changed the Kovats Retention Index search facility. The slider mechanism for selecting RI values was technically vulnerable and not user friendly with responsive and mobile environments.
This is a prelude to the new version VCF 15.2, which will be introduced next week.
Until now, only average RI … read more

21 March 2014

Change in Kovats Retention Index display

From now on, Kovats RI data for each column are displayed ordered by their numerical value. Hence, reading of the data is more user friendly.
Odor values, if present, are shown along the RI values. For analysts performing GC-sniff this can be a valuable tool to identify compounds on the basis of their odor characteristics.

11 January 2014

What is new in VCF 15.1

This release is mainly aimed to improve the user interface and adapt the design to modern hardware like tablets and smart phones.

New software allows us to offer you more information and faster database access. We will use the new platform to add more functionality in the near future.

The new design of the website offers easy … read more

2 September 2013

Introducing Kovats Retention Indices

In version VCF 14.1 of this database, Kovats retention indices were introduced for compounds on four types of GC-columns. Since then, new data were added daily and directly shown to the users. Retention indices are already found for more than 3000 compounds. The data are obtained from publications with reliable identified compounds. … read more

25 January 2013

Version VCF 14.1 released

Besides new and updated product data, new compounds and literature, this version VCF 14.1 includes Kovats Retention Index data from various sources. Data are summarized for 4 types of gas chromatographic columns (in increasing polarity): DB-1, DB-5, DB-17 and DB-Wax.

When available, odor values will also be presented.

25 January 2013

What is new in VCF 14.1?

Introduction of Retention Indices and Odor descriptions

A start is made with the compilation of Kovats Retention Indices and Odor descriptions. As with the occurrences of volatile compounds these data are obtained from scientific publications. Initially data are limited to those published by read more

20 January 2013

50 Years Volatile Compounds in Food

Formerly known as 'Lists of Volatiles (LOV)' Dr. C. Weurman started the compilation of volatile compounds in food in 1963. He was head of the Aroma department of the 'Central Institute for Food Research' at TNO (Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research). Convening every three years, the Weurman Flavour Symposium has become one of … read more

9 January 2011

VCF-online is part of TNO Triskelion

VCF-online is one of the activities of the analytical chemistry department of TNO. TNO is an independent research organisation, located in the Netherlands, whose expertise and research make an important contribution to the competitiveness of … read more