Cultivating a Better Cocoa Supply Chain

Chocolate often conjures up images of happy children and sweet treats. While there are many things to love about chocolate, unfortunately the cocoa industry is also linked to forced labor and sustainability issues. Today, more people are concerned about where their food comes from and want to ensure their purchases—such as chocolate—are responsibly sourced. To…

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Sugar Content Determination Guide

The Ultimate Sugar Content Determination guide reviews different methods of sugar content determination using refractometry, density, titration, spectrophotometry and moisture analyzers, depending on the product and requirements. In today’s largely consumed sweetened foods and beverages, sugar concentration ranges from very low to high depending on the purpose of its addition. The exact sugar content is…

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The Importance of Packaging

By producing tons of waste every year, we intensify environmental pollution. Especially plastics and non-recyclable materials compound the situation. As the production of waste rises year by year, it is necessary to find a solution. Nowadays a variety of so-called zero-waste grocery stores and supermarkets open their doors to ban all kind of packaging. However,…

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What Does Transparency Mean?

Why do we hear the word transparency all over today? Because consumers are looking for more transparent products. They want to know what is in the products they buy. How were they made? Where do they come from? We have heard about food recalls such as baby milk in France or clothes being recalled after…

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Five Steps to Food Safety

Ensuring Optimal Protection Against Product Contamination The need to equip food and pharmaceutical processing lines with top-quality product inspection equipment is more pressing than ever before. Tightened regulatory standards and heightened consumer awareness require that food manufacturers take all measures necessary to protect both customers and their brand reputation. Five Steps to Food Safety walks readers…

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