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Table 5

Acid values (AV) and peroxide values (PV) of red palm oils consumed in the Congo and in Gabon.

  Sample origin AV PV
Gabon Survey (n = 10*) 7.7 (1.4) 3.1 (1.7)
P. Mvouma** (n = 5) 8.7 (1.8) 3.2 (1.7)
Congo Survey (n = 12) 24.7 (0.8) 8.0 (8.0)
RCL*** (n = 9) 6.2 (1.8) 3.7 (1.8)

AV: acid value; PV: peroxide value.


n: studied sample number.


Palm Plantation of Mvouma (Franceville, Gabon).


Rural Campus of Loukoko (Congo).

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