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Application Notes supplement 2015

Issue 6 2015, Supplements  •  9 December 2015  •  New Food

Our new supplement features Application Notes from SHIMADZU, Biolan Microbiosensores, Anton Paar, BÜCHI Labortechnik AG, Bruker BioSpin and Novasina AG…

Beverage Processing supplement 2013

Issue 4 2013, Supplements  •  2 September 2013  •  Marvin Johnson, Nicholas Dege

Choosing the right beverage process based on beverage characteristics (Marvin Johnson, Principal Engineer, The Coca Cola Company)
Quality processes for bottled water (Nicholas Dege, Director of Quality Assurance, Nestlé Waters North America)
Curtain up: Technology trends at drinktec 2013

Successful application of SGF-Profiling

Issue 1 2008, Past issues  •  28 February 2008  •  Dr. Peter Rinke, Sure Global Fair International E.V. and Dr. Manfred Spraul, Bruker-BioSpin GmbH

Important tasks of the fruit juice industry are to protect the good and healthy image for its whole product range and protect the market against any unserious producers. In order to assure fair competition, safe products and consumer satisfaction, the fruit juice industry has installed independent and centralised control bodies under the umbrella of EQCS (European Quality Control System). SGF (SGF INTERNATIONAL E.V. – SURE GLOBAL FAIR) is the biggest member association of and its department, SGF/IRMA (International Raw Material Assurance) and is in charge of controlling the supply market in more than 50 countries worldwide. Facing a very large number of control samples, conventional analyses are limited to spot checks and more or less arbitrary choices of specific aspects to control, due to high costs. Systematic so called “full analyses” are too expensive for any control organisation and for the companies’ own entrance controls. Besides safety controls, the analytical scope should cover the addition of external sugar, water, flavour compounds or cheaper fruit types than the declared ones1,2.