Lab Manager - July 9, 2015
Many factors in materials impact foods and beverages. These range from safety issues, such as microbiological contamination, to texture issues, such as the smoothness of peanut butter.
Keeping foods and beverages yummy and safe
If a health agency or customer raises an issue, a food or beverage manufacturer needs to find the source of the trouble and resolve the problem. In many cases, that requires characterizing the material, be it food, beverage, or packaging. The range of raw materials, final products, and containers that can be involved requires the application of various technologies and techniques.