Food Safety and Quality: Sizing Up Particles

Particle Size Analysis for Food and Drink

Neil Mermenstein of the Food Technology Magazine discusses the use of particle size analysis in safeguarding food safety and quality, from the handling and manufacture of ingredients to the processing and preparation of foods and drinks.

Particle size influences a range of product qualities including solubility, viscosity, reactivity, mouthfeel and texture. It affects the behaviour of many substances from chocolate and coffee to milk powder.

Download the full article here to learn about analytical methods for particle size determination including sieving, sedimentation, electrical sensing, automated image analysis and static or dynamic light scattering.

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