Butter fat testing using Gerber method is one of the many quality assurance test procedures carried out in milk. It is a simpler modification of the Babcock method with special butyrometers for various dairy products. Butter fat determination is necessary to determine the amount of butter fat present in milk and milk based products. One […]
Butter fat indices indicate the type and amount of fatty acids in the butterfat of any given dairy product, which helps in scoring the quality of the product. Many methods, including the gerber method, exist for determining the butterfat content. However, the indices we shall be looking at not only reveal the content but also […]
The quality of process water must be maintained at very high standards, otherwise, there will be uncontrollable contamination of the food being processed at the plant. Waste water emitted from the plant must be handled properly to avoid contaminating the environment.
Quality assurance is the biggest marketing tool any food manufacturer can adopt. When a processor can assure the consumers that they will continuously get high quality products, they (consumers) become the greatest asset for the company in terms of brand publicity.
The key determinants of food quality are established to achieve the high quality standards that customers expect. Consequently, there is need to implement measures that will ensure that there exists an environment for continuous improvement. Every consumer expects that the food products s/he uses will not bring any harm to her/his health and that no economic […]