Optimum condition of Acetic acid Fermentation for Persimmon Vinegar Preparation and Quality evaluation of Persimmon Vinegar

감식초 제조를 위한 초산발효 최적 조건 및 감식초의 품질특성

  • 정석태 (원예연구소 저장이용과) ;
  • 김지강 (원예연구소 저장이용과, 원예연구소 저장이용과, 원예연구소 저장이용과, 경북대학교 식품공학과)
  • Published : 1996.09.01


This study was carried out for the purpose of improving the persimmon vinegar. The acetic acid bacteria strain JST-3, using acetic acid fermentation was isolated from the traditional persimmon vinegar. The optimum conditions for high yield of acetic acid were studied in the shaking bath. Acetic acid bacteria was cultured at 3$0^{\circ}C$ for 4 days and transferred to persimmon alcoholic juice for acetic acid fermentation. The optimum initial acidity for acetic acrid fermentation was 1%(w/v) and the addition of glucose or yeast extract was observed to produce relatively low yield of acetic acid. Succinic and acetic acid were major organic acid in the persimmon vinegar, The contents of lactic acid which was known to increase off-flavor were very low. Sensory evaluation revealed that the persimmon vinegar prepared in this study was superior to two commercial ones in the aroma and taste.