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Why is cleaning important? Cleaning is carried out to remove product remaining on the production and/or processing surface. Product residues provide a nutrient base for microbes to grow. Therefore food residues represent a risk of introducing contamination from spoilage and pathogenic organisms. The cleaning process often includes a detergent and sanitising step. (more…)

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Optimise industrial recipes on a smaller scale with new mini freeze dryer

Telstar has launched a new research and development freeze-dryer, the new LyoBeta Mini. The device is a small-scale unit that occupies less space in the research lab, but has all the capabilities of an industrial freeze-dryer. These capabilities allow optimisation of industrial recipes on a smaller unit and optimise scale-up time, reducing time to market […]

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Fully integrated sugar analyser for food and beverage samples

Food and beverage manufacturers perform carbohydrate analysis for a variety of reasons, including product development, raw ingredient testing, process monitoring, quality assurance and labelling control. Testing is performed to: Understand health-related issues such as obesity, diabetes, or cardiovascular diseases. Perform constituent testing for new product development. Comply with food quality standards. Meet the legal requirements […]

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Fast, nondestructive, fluorescent staining-based system for microbial detection

EZ-Fluo™ is a nondestructive method that enables you to continue to grow the microorganisms after they have been stained in order to identify them using any standard ID technology. This is a tremendous advantage compared to other rapid test systems which cannot ID microorganisms using the same sample that was tested to detect the contamination. […]

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Trust the Kjeldahl Way

The determination of nitrogen and protein using Kjeldahl analysis normally requires a digestion step with the neutralisation of acidic fumes, distillation and titration. For many decades, this procedure has been universally accepted as the official method when analysing not only food and beverage products, but also samples in the feed or environmental industry. BUCHI’s KjelMaster […]

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Expand the Lifespan of your Filter

Use pre-filtration to remove larger particles (>10µ diameter) from fluid, so that one can perform subsequent finer filtration without clogging that downstream filter. Pre-filters can be made of fibrous media or membrane filters, and have a larger pore size than the final filter. Add an upstream pre-filter to extend the lifespan and throughput of a […]

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The TMS- Pro

Food texture is a multi-dimensional attribute. One feels it, sees it, tastes it and measures it as the food is consumed. One assesses food, based on its perceived texture. Food Technology Corporation (FTC) has 40 years of experience in providing the food industry with objective, precise and repeatable methods of texture measurements. The TMS-Pro is […]

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Ideal for the Food Laboratory

The 916 Ti-Touch is a new compact titrator for potentiometric titration. The instrument supports the following titration modes, namely dynamic equivalence point titration, monotone equivalence point titration, titration to one or two given endpoints and manual titration. This compact titrator comes in the versions 916 Salt Ti-Touch, 916 Oil Ti-Touch and 916 Food Ti-Touch, which […]

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Bag-in-Box Packages

Direct transfer of wine from Bag-In-Box packages is essential for adequate analysis of dissolved oxygen (O2) and dissolved carbon dioxide (CO2)  in wine. Bag-In-Box (BIB) packages, are inexpensive, light and stackable, which makes them popular for transportation The risk of an undesired cork taint is also entirely eliminated. Monitoring of the O2 and CO2 in […]

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Detect Differently with DairyGuard

Milk is one of the most widely traded food commodities and basic food groups in the human diet, both in its original form and as various dairy products.  Due to the nature of economically motivated adulteration and mislabeling, it is difficult to predict the exact nature of potential threats and economically motivated adulteration of ingredients […]

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Analytical Solution for Soft Drink Analysis

  The soft drink market is an important profit centre for several beverage manufacturers. To ensure the consistency of products and to satisfy quality control requirements, accurate quantification of additives is essential. Six additives that are commonly used are sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate as preservatives, acesulfame K, aspartame and saccharin for sweetness and caffeine. […]

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Afrox’s New Freezing Techology

State-of-the-art Cryoline® CW multi-purpose cryogenic freezing technology, available in SA through Afrox, combines flexibility and versatility to freeze a large variety of meat and seafood products in individually quick frozen (IQF) or non-IQF format in a single freezer unit. “This freezer is the newest and most advanced tool worldwide for boosting productivity and yield in […]

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