Webinar - June 20, 2017

Examining Simplified Shelf Life Testing Methods

Watch a shelf life experiment from beginning to end, and streamline your approach to Identifying and tracking potential modes of failure.

Webinar - April 19, 2017

Simplify Your Approach to Product Stability Analysis in Powders

Compared to most techniques that look at powder stability, a DDI (dynamic dewpoint isotherm) curve is a simple, straightforward approach.

Webinar - December 12, 2016

Insider Sample Prep Strategies for Faster, More Accurate Readings

Sample prep really does make a difference to the speed and accuracy of your water activity readings.

Webinar - August 18, 2016

Water Activity 301: Water Activity and Physical Properties

Go beyond the basics and explore how moisture sorption isotherms allow you to determine when physical changes like loss of texture, caking, clumping, and moisture migration will end shelf life.

Webinar - July 25, 2016

Water Activity 201: Specifications and Shelf Life

Get a roadmap to get from simply taking water activity readings to actually determining shelf life.

Webinar - June 21, 2016

Water Activity 101: Fundamentals of Water Activity

Whether you’re a lab tech, quality manager, research scientist, or student, a strong understanding of water activity basics can help you make better decisions and better measurements.

Webinar - May 20, 2016

Understanding the Effects of Water on Thermal Inactivation of Salmonella in Low Moisture Food Systems

Learn improved strategies and protocols for low-moisture pasteurization.

Webinar - December 18, 2015

Water Activity and pH: Working Together for Product Safety

Water activity and pH work synergistically, with their combined effects being more powerful at control than their individual effects.

Webinar - October 9, 2015

The Role of Water Activity in Coffee Quality

Wendy Ortman, METER research scientist, and Ian Fretheim, Café Imports, discuss the role of water activity in coffee quality.

Webinar - September 21, 2015

Predict Packaging Performance

Packaging is one of the weakest links in a product’s shelf life. An effective package can maintain a product’s water activity regardless of storage humidity.

Webinar - June 27, 2014

Water Activity in Syrups, Sauces, and Jams

Dr. Brady Carter, METER’s Director of Food Science, shows how to use water activity and pH to control the quality and shelf life of syrups, sauces, and jams.

Webinar - February 25, 2014

Water Activity and the Quality of Candy and Confectionery Products

Dr. Brady Carter, METER’s Director of Food Science, shows how water activity influences the quality and shelf life of candy and confectionery products.

Webinar - October 31, 2013

The Story of a Pill–Starring Water Activity

How to use water activity in pharmaceutical products to control pill stability and extend shelf life.

Webinar - August 30, 2013

Water Activity and Quality of Snack Foods

Dr. Brady Carter, METER’s Director of Food Science, shows how water activity influences the quality of snack foods

Webinar - June 10, 2013

Unlocking the Secrets of Beef Jerky with Water Activity

Dr. Brady Carter, METER’s Director of Food Science discusses how water activity influences the quality and shelf life of beef jerky.