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

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Measuring Food Quality with a Texture Analyser

More than ever before, the food industry is finding itself forced, through outside pressures, to improve constantly its product quality and to maintain that quality at a consistently high level. Food quality is an important concept, because the foods people choose depend largely on quality.

Consumer preference is important to the food manufacturer, who wants to gain as wide a share of the market for the product as possible. Quality is difficult to define precisely, but it refers to the degree of excellence of a food and includes all the characteristics of a food that are significant, and that make the food acceptable.