“Rotten vegetables, like pickled vegetables or a sewage treatment plant”
Soft drinks flavour standard used to train professional tasters to recognize and scale the intensity of rotten vegetable character.
Dimethyl disulphide usually contaminates soft drinks through use of insufficiently-purified carbon dioxide for carbonation. It can also arise to a limited extent through microbiological spoilage and non-enzymic reactions taking place in the product. It imparts an unpleasant reduced sulphur character, reminscent of rotten vegetables or a sewage treatment plant. .
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