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Food manufacturers must accurately determine the use by or best before dates for their products to meet strict regulations and keep their brand and consumers safe.
Shelf life is a product of physical, microbiological, and chemical processes, triggered by any one of a multitude of contributing factors. Product characteristics, including the quality and consistency of ingredients, moisture content, and acidity levels, all play a part, as do external factors like storage, transport, and packaging materials.
Given the complexity of factors contributing to the shelf life of food, our experts can offer a bespoke service that is tailor-made to the composition of your products, storage, and packaging.
Our laboratories use the latest shelf-life testing methods and technology and are dedicated to the industry’s best practices in quality management. Therefore, you can be sure of a high-quality, cost-effective service that delivers accurate shelf-life test results that will help to demonstrate compliance with statutory requirements.
By performing shelf life analyses, you can define accurate dates for your products, ensuring that the quality remains acceptable and safe for consumers.