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Water activity in candy and confectionery

Getting the moisture measurement and water activity right is critical for nearly every candy, chocolate or confectionery product.
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Water activity and shelf-stable meat products

Water activity. If you’re making shelf-stable meat, you’re required to measure it. But you can also profit from measuring it, and this guide will show you how.
Market insights6 min read

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Mold in snack foods: why it still causes so many recalls

5 things to know about mold before formulating snack foods. There have been more than a dozen mold and microbe-related food safety recalls in the last year.
Market insights5 min read
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Water activity and tobacco

Curing tobacco causes changes in both chemical composition and moisture. Tightly controlling moisture allows quality control managers to deliver a consistent product.
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Measuring water activity in nuts and dried fruit increases quality and profits

These products are highly susceptible to moisture issues during processing and storage. Measuring moisture and water activity brings huge competitive advantages.
Market insights2 min read
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Water activity: a better way to monitor moisture in plastics

Injection molding plastic parts with resin that has too much moisture in it can lead to brittle, unattractive or otherwise imperfect parts. Water activity can help.
Market insights2 min read
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Water activity: A better moisture metric for pet food

Find the ideal water activity range for your pet food product that maximizes profit, nutrition, and tastiness while keeping it safe from microbes and mold.
Market insights2 min read
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Water activity for monitoring the quality of dried distillers grain

Ethanol producers can boost efficiency, save money, and ensure the quality of their product by using water activity.
Market insights3 min read
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Water activity in functional foods

Functional foods need a shelf life that guarantees not only safety but effectiveness of the functional ingredient. Water activity can help.
Market insights4 min read
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Water activity and shelf-stable meat products

Water activity. If you’re making shelf-stable meat, you’re required to measure it. But you can also profit from measuring it, and this guide will show you how.
Market insights6 min read
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Water activity in pharmaceutical applications

Water activity measures the energy status of water – and energy status is a better way to predict and evaluate moisture-related reactions that damage pharmaceuticals.
Market insights5 min read
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