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Safeguarding herb and spice authenticity

19 September 2018 | By

Infrared (IR) and near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy are fast, easy-to-use techniques with applications in a wide variety of industries. The technique also has a history of being used for food applications such as those for measuring protein, moisture, and fat content...

Finding antibiotics in milk

19 September 2018 | By

Those milk moustaches are a stroke of marketing genius. Just seeing them through the years evokes the health benefits of milk, from its proteins and calcium to its fortified vitamins. What we never see, however, is the growing global concern over the amount of antibiotic residuals that can be found…

Brewing a better beer

19 September 2018 | By

The Master Brewers Association claims that people drink beer with their eyes. If a beer has a nice big head of foam and no haze, most drinkers think those are the telltale signs of a good brew. For many beers, these attributes are highly desired, but brewers are the first…

Food fraud fighters go high tech

19 September 2018 | By

It came like a hard slap to the face for most people in the developed world. How could horsemeat end up in the human food supply chain? Sure, stories about food fraud and contamination in the developing world seem commonplace. The infamous melamine milk scandal of 2008 sickened hundreds of…

It’s time to turbocharge your cooking process

18 September 2018 | By

Manufacturers are under more pressure to produce food without increasing their factory footprint. Speeding up cooking processes using technology such as Steam Infusion can dramatically increase productivity without compromising the end product. See the graph below demonstrating how the speed of heating 1,000kg in a 2,500kg kettle changes depending on…