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Food Analysis

Food analysis is becoming ever more complex. New EU regulation on the provision of food information to consumers as well as food safety monitoring and quality control requirements are the driving forces. Old techniques are being substituted by new, exciting and faster methods. Ultimately, however, the objective has remained the same: to shed light on ingredients, additives and contaminants to enhance the safety of food products.

Companies Food Analytics

Anton Paar GmbH, Austria

Anton Paar develops, produces and distributes highly accurate laboratory instruments and process measuring systems, and provides custom-tailored automation and robotic solutions. It is the world leader in the measurement of density, concentration and CO₂ and in the field of rheometry. Anton Paar’s more

C. Gerhardt GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

We are one of the world's leading suppliers of laboratory equipment and analytical systems for food and feedstuffs. We supply industry sectors that place high demands on accuracy and reliability and for whom long-lasting partnerships, flexibility and continuous attention to service are essential req more

CEM GmbH, Germany

CEM is the leading provider of microwave solutions for the laboratory, industrial and scientific marketplace. Since creating this market 20 years ago, we have sold almost 20,000 systems. Despite this obvious success, we believe microwave chemistry is still an emerging technology and presents tremend more

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Products Food Analytics

Simple, Rugged And Trustworthy Refractometers

The simple and affordable EasyPlus refractometers can measure almost any liquid sample and also work in rough environments. more

Revolution: Solvent Extraction in Less Than 5 Minutes

Extraction of up to 12 samples. This allows different samples to be quickly extracted in just 5 minutes. The EDGE Extraction System from CEM is a sequential system for the fast automated solvent. more

Particle Size Distribution and Stability analyses: Absolutely Exact Results with Dynamic Light Scattering

Characterization of nanoparticles, colloids and proteins in optimal measurement quality and speed: rely on the powerful Zetasizer systems from Malvern Panalytical more

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Catalogs Food Analytics

New Water, Food and Environmental Analytics Catalog

It contains an assembly of products used in Environmental, Food, Beverage and Industrial applications in the customer workflow more

Schambeck SFD’s Catalog: A new System for HPLC

Schambeck SFD GmbH offers a complete range of system solutions for the analytical laboratory. Complete HPLC or GPC / SEC systems with control and data acquisition software more

Environmental Pesticide Standards and Certified Reference Materials

Our range of TraceCERT® and PESTANAL® standards offer more than 1300 high purity pesticides and their metabolites for food, environmental, toxicology, and forensic analyses more

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News Food Analytics

  • Fingerprint spectroscopy within a millisecond

    To guarantee high quality pharmaceuticals, manufacturers need not only to control the purity and concentration of their own products, but also those of their suppliers. Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF have developed a measuring system capable of identifyin more

  • Wine Fraud: Chemical Fingerprint Uncorks Juicy Facts

    Numerous components of 42 different wines have been analysed using state-of-the-art equipment for the first time. The data generated will provide an extremely accurate basis for definitively characterising different wine varieties, as well as an innovative approach for routine wine analysis. The met more

  • Pocket-size food scanner

    According to a study by the environmental organization WWF Germany, ten million metric tons of food are thrown in the garbage every year in Germany despite still being edible. A mobile food scanner will allow consumers and supermarket operators in the future to test whether food items have gone bad. more

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Videos Food Analytics

Detecting nerve agents with the touch of a finger

There’s a reason why farmers wear protective gear when applying organophosphate pesticides. The substances are nerve agents that are very effective at getting rid of unwanted bugs, but they can also make humans sick. Even more potent, related compounds -- organophophate nerve agents -- are deadl ... more

Ultrafast Fat Analyzer for All Foods

Process and laboratory staff in the food industry are increasingly pressed for time. The fat content of ever more samples must be determined fast and accurately. Until recently, there was no reliable method to determine the fat content in different foods in less than 30 seconds. One method is to use more

Finally, Safe and Simple Acid Hydrolysis for Determining the Total Fat of Nearly Any Sample

In many sample types, the fat is not freely accessible to the solvent and it cannot be extracted in full. In milk, for example, the majority of the fat is surrounded by membrane and in oil seeds it is surrounded by cell walls. The bonding of fats in starch-lipid complexes or to lipoproteins or phos more

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White papers Food Analytics

  • Wine Analysis Made Easy

    METTLER TOLEDO's long standing expertise in chemical analyses ensures reliable quality control processes of wine production more

Publications Food Analytics

q&more articles Food Analytics

  • Authentic food

    Authentic food is growing in popularity with consumers. In a heavily industrialized market, a regional, single-source and/or specially manufactured product is increasingly becoming a guarantor of greater value. In the premium segment in particular, economically motivated “food fraud” can reap huge profits. more

  • An all-round superfood?

    Whether the web community wants to lose weight or eat healthily, chia is their constant companion and seen by some as an all-round “superfood”. The relevant internet forums are busy swapping a whole host of recipes for chia pudding and chia fresca, followed by ideas for muffins and even marmalade. Forever young, slim and beautiful with chia? So what are these tiny “nutlets”? What do they contain and what are they really capable of? more

  • Safe food

    German test laboratory Labor Friedle GmbH analyses food and food ingredient samples. Throughput and traceability are essential for providing an efficient and professional service to its customers. more

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Authors Food Analytics

  • Prof. Dr. Gertrud Morlock

    born in 1966, studied and was awarded her doctorate at Saarland University. From 1995 to 1998, she led the chromatography laboratory of a leading Swiss company and then worked as a senior scientific consultant. In 2008, she qualified as a professor at the Hohenheim University in Stuttgart, and since more

  • Dr. Birk Schütz

    Birk Schütz studied information technology at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and received the PhD for his work on NMR-based metabonomics. He is working for Bruker BioSpin GmbH since 2001 and leads the NMR food applied development team since 2015. more

  • Gudrun Beckh

    Jg. 1958, has worked in the field of honey and bee product quality and analysis for over 30 years. She has been CEO of Quality Services International GmbH in Bremen since 2000. more

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