Table 3: Median values of the 20 samples collected quarterly during 30 months directly from retail shelves (200 samples).

Sampling dateInitial BBDUpdated BBDDifference (in months)FFAPVINDPPPDAGsDefectsFruitinessBitternessPungency

Sep-13Jun-15Jun-150.20.217.991.510.1122.922.6083.370.005.003.003.60
Dec-13Jul-15Sep-152.10.236.411.550.0926.223.3578.510.004.502.653.40
Mar-14Sep-15Aug-15−1.00.187.651.640.1327.325.8070.700.004.502.503.00
Jun-14Oct-15Jul-15−3.40.226.651.540.1131.108.7462.870.004.503.003.30
Sep-14Jan-16Oct-15−3.10.227.511.720.1428.008.5470.840.005.003.003.50
Dec-14Apr-16Jun-162.20.226.851.760.1123.964.3674.630.004.752.753.00
Mar-15Jul-16May-16−1.60.236.681.710.1223.876.7061.330.004.503.003.00
Jun-15Jul-16Jan-16−5.60.3012.621.650.1122.848.2048.750.004.503.003.50
Sep-15Jul-17May-17−1.80.235.061.550.1229.484.0073.300.004.632.883.00
Dec-15Aug-17Jul-17−1.60.215.761.480.1029.805.3472.990.004.753.003.50

Average−1.40.227.321.6110.11226.65.869.70.04.72.93.3
Standard deviation2.40.032.060.0980.0143.02.29.80.00.20.20.3