“H2S, like boiled eggs or rotten eggs”
Certified soft drinks flavour standard used to train professional soft drink tasters to recognize and scale the intensity of H2S character.
Hydrogen sulphide can taint soft drinks via contaminated carbon dioxide supplies. It can also arise through microbiological spoilage and through chemical reactions taking place within the product. Hydrogen sulphide imparts an unpleasant sulphury odour to soft drinks, reminiscent of boiled eggs or rotten eggs.
Food grade | Free from sensory impurities | Extensively tested | Safe to smell and taste.