Table 2: Average values of the 20 samples collected quarterly during 30 months directly from retail shelves (200 samples).

Sampling dateInitial BBDUpdated BBDDifference (in months)FFAPVINDPPPDAGsDefectsFruitinessBitternessPungency

Sep-13May-15Apr-15−0.80.238.901.5440.10023.34.078.30.04.92.83.4
Dec-13Jun-15Sep-153.20.236.861.5730.09226.43.578.80.04.52.73.4
Mar-14Aug-15Aug-15−0.40.197.421.6820.12626.95.870.40.04.42.63.1
Jun-14Oct-15Jul-15−3.60.226.771.5400.10631.28.862.90.04.52.93.3
Sep-14Jan-16Oct-15−2.70.227.971.7460.14127.38.469.40.05.03.03.7
Dec-14Feb-16May-162.40.216.811.7990.10924.05.372.90.04.72.63.2
Mar-15Jun-16Mar-16−3.00.256.691.7840.11623.76.357.10.04.62.73.2
Jun-15Jun-16Jan-16−4.80.3112.051.6710.12123.87.849.00.04.53.13.4
Sep-15Jun-17Feb-17−3.50.265.131.5480.12530.14.769.50.04.52.83.2
Dec-15Aug-17Apr-17−3.70.235.811.5140.11531.56.574.10.04.62.73.4

Average−1.70.237.441.6400.11526.86.168.20.04.62.83.3
Standard deviation2.70.031.930.1100.0143.21.89.40.00.20.20.2