Measuring Dissolved Oxygen in Nanobubbles

Microbubble or nanobubble technology has attracted attention of scientists in recent years.  It is an important technology in the agriculture, hydroponic, and aquaculture industries. Some of the applications of nanobubbles which have been explored around the globe are: Acceleration of metabolism in vegetables and shellfishes Improved shelf stability of products with bubbles (foam products) Nutritional…

Which Kind of Automatic Titrator is Best for You?

Titration is a chemical analysis technique used in many different industries, from dairy farms to metal plating shops and more. Manual titrations are simple, but they are time-consuming and not always accurate or consistent. Automatic titration methods can ease these pains by providing consistent results in an easier and more efficient way. There are many different automatic titrator options.…

Measuring the pH of Sushi Rice

Sushi rice needs to be kept warmer than room temperature for best results when rolling sushi. However, this can create food safety risks which have caused health departments to crack down on practices around the handling of sushi rice. Most guidelines require that the pH of the sushi rice is maintained below 4.6 (Food Safety Guidelines for…

Measurement of Conductivity in Yogurt

The regular consumption of dairy products provides numerous health benefits, such as strengthening bone health, encouraging proper digestion, and reducing the risk of certain infections. Yoghurt is one of the most popular types of dairy products consumed worldwide. Depending on the desired fat content of the finished product, yoghurt is produced with milk, cream, or…

Salt and Acidity of Pickle Brine

Pickling dates back to 2000 BC to Mesopotamia, where cucumbers from India were pickled in the Tigris Valley. Pickling is a means of preserving food in a brine solution, typically comprised of vinegar, salt, seasonings. These acidic, salty liquids are resistant to microbial growth, which preserves the flavour and quality of fresh foods immersed in…

pH of Biscuit and Cookie Dough

Biscuits are a favourite treat among young and old in Australia. A sweet crispy style cake that dates back to the early seventh century AD Persia is now a pantry staple. By the time of the Renaissance, various recipes were developed to enjoy the tasty commodity known as fine cakes, or cookies, or biscuits. Small…

Measuring Turbidity During Sugar Processing

Many foods we eat contain a variety of sweeteners, from natural sweeteners such as honey and molasses to refined sugars like granulated table sugar. In the 1970s, the development of high fructose corn syrup shifted food manufacturers away from using refined sugar in their products. High fructose corn syrup was an attractive alternative due to…