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18/11/2020 Graziella Gariano

Sensory benchmarking of chocolate hazelnut spreads with e-nose

Sensory analysis is an efficient tool to compare competitors’ products to the target leaders’ one in the market, to develop a new product or to improve a current one. In this study, 4 brands of chocolate hazelnut spreads were character...

11/11/2020 Graziella Gariano

Recycled PET packaging: olfactive quality evaluated by sensory analysis

In this study an objective and neutral olfactive evaluation through an electronic nose has been performed on recycled PET samples. The differences respect to a reference have been clearly identified, allowing to improve the recycling proce...

11/11/2020 Alfatestlab

Dissolution rate in food industry

Today let's focus on dissolution, and on the reasons why this property of food materials is so important to characterize...

03/11/2020 Luca Moretto

There's always time for a coffee break!

Analysis of coffee particle characteristics, coffee creaming and bulk powder flow properties together with sensory analysis and high resolution SEM images can help you improve your coffee production process.

27/10/2020 Alice Brun

Graphene: the thinnest and strongest material ever created!

The unique potential of graphene, offering the theoretical strength of diamond together with the flexibility of plastic, finds application in a wide range of industries: from electronics to drug delivery. Graphene quality varies considerab...

21/10/2020 Alice Brun

Zinc Oxide: an additive widely used in different industries

Zinc oxide (ZnO) is an inorganic white powder, insoluble in water and used as an additive in numerous materials and products. Characterization of Zinc oxide powder and particles properties is fundamental to improve final product quality.