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FoodLab

Quality Control in food processing and production is essential.

Metrohm provides a significant range of scientific instruments and applications designed especially for these industries. Manufactured by the most renowned companies in their field, the instruments are not only sold and serviced by Metrohm but customers in Australia and New Zealand can tap into the vast knowledge and experience of the world’s leading scientists using Metrohm’s on location support and service.

Workshops: Food and Beverage Analysis in the Modern Laboratory

Workshops: Food and Beverage Analysis in the Modern Laboratory

Metrohm Australia / New Zealand has the pleasure of inviting you to our workshop – Food and Beverage Analysis in the Modern Laboratory. Experience firsthand the power behind the instruments and methods and benefit from our experts sharing their in-depth knowledge. We probably don’t need to emphasise the importance of...
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Identification of structurally very similar sugars using a portable Raman spectrometer

Identification of structurally very similar sugars using a portable Raman spectrometer

Raman is a fast alternative to the typically performed HPLC, FT-IR, colorimetric, and time consuming wet chemical identification of structurally similar sugars. Metrohm true handheld Raman spectrometer is perfectly capable of identifying of sugars such as D-galactose, D-glucose, D-maltose, D-mannose, D-sorbitol, fructose, sucrose and inositol. Rapid and non-destructive determination takes...
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Win a Metrohm pH Meter with your oldest running Metrohm instrument!

Win a Metrohm pH Meter with your oldest running Metrohm instrument!

Win an ultra modern Metrohm 913 Portable two-channel pH measuring instrument for measuring pH/mV and temperature. You will be optimally equipped for measurements in the field and in the laboratory. 75 years ago, on April 1, 1943, Metrohm commenced operations with a handful of employees in the Swiss town of...
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Wine analysis made easy

Wine analysis made easy

In the modern wine laboratory speed of analysis and management of labour cost are critical for a successful operation. The demands on a modern wine laboratory have increased substantially. Accurate results need to be available fast. Automation has become key. Doing it with the right instruments: BioSystems’ range of photometric...
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How long is the shelf life of your product?

How long is the shelf life of your product?

Storage life, or shelf life, of a product is an important consideration. The longer you store food, the higher the chance of it going bad. How do you know the length of time a product can be stored, on the shelf or in a shipping container? Through accelerated aging, exposure...
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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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Acrylamide in potato chips

Acrylamide in potato chips

The suitability of a potato to be used in chips/fries depends on the reducing sugars content (mainly glucose). The sugars lead to browning according to the Maillard reaction. Simultaneously the acrylamide amount increases. Maximum acceptable levels of reducing sugars depend on the end product. Enzymatic monitoring of reducing sugars in...
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Automated Interference-free Determination of Total Sulphites in Red Wine

Automated interference-free determination of total sulphites in red wine

Save time with fully automated Total SO2 measurement with the BioSystem Y15 Random Access Automatic analyser. Sulphites to preserve foods: The use of sulphites to preserve foods has been a regular practice in our culture for centuries. In wine, sulphite is a by-product of some fermentation reactions, but is also...
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Phosphate in Cola Drinks

Phosphate in cola drinks

Phosphoric acid (phosphate) concentration: When producing cola drinks it is important to follow the phosphoric acid (phosphate) concentration. Metrohm Process Analytics has various systems to monitor the phosphate concentration as at-line or on-line: At-Line: The at-line analyser system analyses phosphate concentration directly from the filled cans or bottles. Using the...
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Food and Wine Solutions from BioSystems S.A.

Food and Wine Solutions from BioSystems S.A.

Starting April 1, 2018 our portfolio with leading analytical solutions has been extended with food and wine specific analytical solutions from BioSystems S.A. The full range of FoodQuality and Enology reagents and instruments is now available at Metrohm Australia and at Metrohm New Zealand. We provide full support and service...
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