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Benefits of Practical Use of Water Activity


Decagon Sponsored by Decagon Devices, Inc.

* Free for IFT members

This webcast includes best practices and applications of water activity. Real-world examples are presented by experts from U.S. Army Natick and NASA, including how items are freeze-dried and packaged to try to minimize moisture migration from the outside environment.

In addition, a study conducted by NASA reveals how three items react when packaged in three different materials and stored at different relative humidities.

Intended Audience(s): Product Developers, Company Management, Sales & Marketing Personnel, Plant Production Personnel, Quality Assurance Managers and Supervisors, Food Safety Specialists, Product Manufacturers, Research Staff, Regulators, Academics, Students
Learning Level(s): Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Non-Member Registration Fee: $49
Member Registration Fee: FREE
Student Registration Fee: FREE
Presentation Date: 08/27/12 10:00 AM
Duration: 60 Minutes


Dr Michele H Perchonok, CFS

Lauren Pecukonis
Food Technologist
U.S. Army Natick Soldier RD&E Center

Brady Carter
Research Scientist
Decagon Devices, Inc.