How to measure and analyse the texture of food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and adhesives.

Thursday, 5 February 2015

Texture Analysis in action: the Meullenet-Owens Razor Shear Blade

Chicken tenderness testing using the TA.XTplus Texture AnalyserTests using the MEULLENET-OWENS RAZOR SHEAR BLADE (A/MORS†) are conducted on whole intact poultry fillets. This minimises the experimental errors attributable to sample preparations, shortens sample preparation time and leads to a simpler testing solution. 

This method will thereby provide advantages over existing poultry breast meat tenderness methods as it could significantly save labour, time and expertise to implement for routine quality control.

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

11 ways to measure bread throughout its manufacture

Selection of artisan breads Bread is one of the oldest foods, and holds an immense historical value. The word itself has such cultural gravitas that it is often used as a metaphor for basic, general necessities.

With snack and bread products currently dominating the top five grocery brands in the UK, and the bakery market seeing steady growth, bread clearly still holds its centuries-old position as a dominant, staple food source.