The key to quality pet food. Every pet food product has an ideal range of water activity. Mastering moisture levels helps maximize nutrition, safety, and flavor.
Pet food meets precision. Water activity is a key indicator for the most innovative–and commercially successful–pet food companies. Measuring with precision helps those brands guarantee quality.
Hampshire Pet Products
Complex pet treats made simple.
Fast, accurate, safe. AQUALAB instruments lead the industry in water activity and moisture content measurement, helping keep your batches safe, your shipments running and your production at top performance.
Ensure quality. Water activity is correlated with many reactions that impact or end shelf life. Keep your batches safe, consistent and ready-to-clear for every shipment.
How to predict moisture migration with water activity
Real-time data for process control in food manufacturing
How water activity controls microbial growth
"Measuring water activity after baking allowed more quality control before drying. More than what we saw with moisture content."
- Todd Dunlop, Director of Quality Assurance and R&D | Hampshire Pet Products
Upgrade to AQUALAB. Improve your pet product's quality, taste and safety. AQUALAB instruments bring accuracy and speed to both lab and line.
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We bought bags of kibble from a variety of retailers. We tested big brands alongside small niche companies. The result? A market snapshot of thirteen pet food brands. In this quick 15 minute webinar, Scott Campbell (CEO of METER Group, Inc. USA) reviews the findings.