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

Thursday, 19 February 2015

Texture Analysis in action: the SMS/Chen-Hoseney Dough Stickiness Rig

Dough stickiness test using the TA.XTplus Texture AnalyserThe STABLE MICRO SYSTEMS CHEN-HOSENEY DOUGH STICKINESS RIG (A/DSC) is an improved version of the widely used and acclaimed original development by Prof. Carl Hoseney and Dr. Weizhi Chen at Kansas State University.

The Stable Micro Systems version offers all the advantages of the original, but with added durability, ease of use and ease of cleaning.

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Confectionery Texture Measurement and Analysis

Surimi - amaboko sticks From fairytales and films to cordon bleu gastronomy and industrial food production, confectionery is found at the heart of Western culture.

This love of all things sweet has not been overlooked by the commercial confectionery industry, which manufactures millions of tonnes each year. Meeting market demand, however, isn’t easy.