Getting rid of cork smell

The world’s largest cork producer, Porto-based Amorim, hasdebuted what it calls the best solution to the problem of cork small : a Trichloroanisole (TCA), - free guarantee. While TCA cannot currently be completely prevented in natural cork, the company says the best approach to avoiding it is removing any possibly tainted product from the lineup.


Forbes magazine reports that Amorim is now saying this can be done in seconds, instead of the minute or two extra that the process used to take. The detection levels have also been fine-tuned to pick up levels as low as 0.5 nanograms of TCA, which is a much smaller measurement than the bulk of medical researchers are working with,

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