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Introduction to water activity (aw): The beginner's guide to water activity's role in food production

Water activity (aw) is directly related to the microbial susceptibility of food products and is correlated with many of the reactions that end shelf life in foods. Learn why water activity measurements in food are so powerful.
Education guides4 min read
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The food manufacturer’s complete guide to water activity

For a cheap ingredient, water can cause a lot of expensive problems in the food industry. The best way to understand water in your product is by learning about water activity (aw).
Education guides20 min read

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Introduction to water activity (aw): The beginner's guide to water activity's role in food production

Water activity (aw) is directly related to the microbial susceptibility of food products and is correlated with many of the reactions that end shelf life in foods. Learn why water activity measurements in food are so powerful.
Education guides4 min read
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The food manufacturer's step-by-step guide to lowering water activity with humectants

There are countless humectants on the market, and many ways to use them profitably — but which one is right for you, and how should you put it to work?
Education guides5 min read
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The beginner's guide to measuring yield and waste in food manufacturing

Understanding and eliminating waste is a powerful way to boost profits – but where to start? We recommend exploring these seven common methods for waste reduction.
Education guides8 min read
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The beginner’s guide to shelf life stability and packaging

These seven steps (and several examples) will help you figure out the exact packaging your product needs for maximum quality and profit.
Education guides2 min read
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The food manufacturer’s complete guide to shelf life

Quality, safety, stability, microbial growth and more – water activity affects so many facets of shelf life. We've assembled everything you need to know about how to make the most of it.
Education guides4 min read
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The food manufacturer’s complete guide to water activity

For a cheap ingredient, water can cause a lot of expensive problems in the food industry. The best way to understand water in your product is by learning about water activity (aw).
Education guides20 min read
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The food manufacturer's step-by-step guide to eradicate caking and clumping

Caking and clumping are ubiquitous in the food and pharmaceutical industries. Where there is free-flowing powder, there will usually be lumps and clumps.
Education guides3 min read