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June 4, 2018
The importance of homogenisation for food testing

The importance of homogenisation for food testing

Meeting stringent standards for food production or quality control is heavily dependent on reproducible and representative sample preparation. Food products are available in a great variety of forms and consistencies and are usually inhomogeneous.  From detecting hazardous substances to finding nutritional values, homogeneous and representative samples are required to obtain...
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Citric acid in beverages

Simpler sample preparation. Faster analysis. Citirc acid is regularly added to carbonated beverages as it acts as a natural preservative while also improving taste. Of course, it is important to have enough citric acid to prolong shelf life and taste, while avoiding adding too much. Too much of anything is...
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Monitor specific analytes in juices and fruits

Monitor specific analytes in juices and fruits

Monitoring quality from the raw material to the final product is a vital requirement when processing juices and fruits. Spoilage, additives and ingredients  are analysed and the quality of the product is monitored. Quality control in the fruit and juice industry is performed in two main areas: Spoilage control and...
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