ARABLAB is an annual show for the global laboratory & analytical industry. The event is opening its doors from 12 – 14 March 2019 in the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Dubai. ARABLAB showcases the latest technology, More than 1,000 exhibitors and 10,000 visitors are expected to join the event. Numerous of seminars covering…


Understanding The Differences Between HACCP and HARPC

The similarities between HACCP and HARPC include the requirement for conducting a hazard analysis, implementing controls, monitoring and corrective actions. However, as this white paper shows, HARPC’s food safety plan requirements are more comprehensive than the traditional HACCP system. Unlike HACCP, Hazard Analysis and Risk-based Preventive Controls (HARPC) is not a global standard, but an…

Think about safety in your kitchen

Safety In Your Kitchen

Having recently spent a lot of time in a whole range of catering kitchens, it seems like a good time to have a refresher on health and safety practices in the kitchen. Remember that you are responsible for your own safety and the safety of others. Accidents occur in many ways but most often can…


Selecting the Right Product Inspection System for Your Application

A Primer on the Differences between Metal Detection and X-ray Technologies For decades, product inspection for food has incorporated two main technologies: Metal Detection (MD) and X-ray (XR). Both technologies have been integrated into quality control protocols for food manufacturers around the world. Through the years there have been enhancements to both technologies to improve…


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…


Salt Content Determination Guide

Salt is an essential ingredient in many processed foods and therefore the salt content of products often needs to be determined as accurately as possible.
This guide will give you insights into the different methods of salt determination, e.g. titration, loss on drying. It also includes insights into the determination of the salt content in selected food items and some tips and hints on how to improve measurement techniques for easier working procedures and more accurate results.


Overcoming Meat, Poultry and Seafood Production Challenges

Meat, poultry and seafood manufacturers face many pressures on their production lines. Maintaining a hygienic production area, adhering to stringent regulations and standards and maximizing uptime are just some of the key challenges in the industry. Having a robust metal detection program in place can help relieve some of these pressures. Here we look at the top five challenges that meat, poultry and seafood manufacturers face, and how these can be overcome whilst efficiency.


ProFood Tech 2019

ProFood Tech is North America’s most comprehensive food and beverage processing event. This biennial event is returning from 26 – 28 March 2019 and will open its doors at McCormick Place, Chicago. ProFood Tech offers a full range of food and beverage processing solutions. Increase your knowledge by visiting free educational seminars and expand your…