Dean Duxbury

Food processors need to know the moisture content of their products, and a number of methods are available for determining it, in both the laboratory and the processing plant.

Mettler Toledo’s DL38/HS280 Water Determination Titrator features a homogenizer that mechanically breaks the water out of a solid sample for determination by Karl Fischer titration.

According to Bobbie McManus, Process Product Manager for CEM Corp., Matthews, N.C. (phone 800-726-3331), “Effective moisture control is important in the food industry for both quality control and the efficient use of raw materials. In many cases, the process involves performing a rapid moisture/solids test, making an adjus…

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