NZIFST MEMBER

Bob Olayo (Manager at FF Instrumentation Ltd and GM Formula Foods) has been appointed to Chairman, NZIFST  Canterbury branch. Bob is humbled to be appointed to this position and is eager to contribute to the institutes activities both in the Canterbury region as well as across the country.  

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NZIFST Award, 2013

Bob Olayo, Manager FF Instrumentation Ltd is nominated for the NZIFST award for “Excellence in Service & Supply” Bob was surprised, appreciative and also humbled to be nominated for this prestigious award that recognises exceptional service offer to the food industry in NZ.  

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Produce Quality – Analyzing Fruit While On The Tree and Ethylene Management

NIR & Ethylene Analysis F-750 PRODUCE QUALITY METER Using Near-infrared spectroscopy to measure quality metrics such as dry matter, brix, titratable acidity and colour. The F-750 has a wide range of applications including determining the optimal harvest timing by assessing fruit maturity (while still on the tree) and providing an objective analysis of produce quality

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SELECTED GAS ANALYSERS NOW OBSOLETE

ATTENTION: TGC-2, MAP CHECK COMBI & MAP CHECK COMBI II USERS The instruments stated above have now been out of production since 2012. As of 30th June 2018 we will no longer be able to order in spare parts, until then availability and lead time is unknown. We shall do our best to support all existing TGC-2,

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ATTENTION AQUALAB SERIES 3 USERS

As of January 1st of this year, FFI are no longer able to supply any parts/components/sub-assemblies for the AquaLab CX-3 or Series 3. These parts are becoming harder for Meter (Decagon/AquaLab) to source and subsequently supply to us. We shall do our best to support all existing CX-3 and Series 3 units for any servicing

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IMPROVE QUALITY CONTROL USING DIGITAL MICROSCOPY

INTRODUCING… TAGARNO A Danish company with over 40 years experience in digital camera microscopy development for visual inspection in quality control processes. Tagarno digital microscopes allow the user to improve their processes and create high-quality documentation. Being able to share images/videos instead of physical samples saves time and can improve relationships with clients as well as co-workers.

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Holiday Trading Hours

IT’S ALMOST THAT TIME OF YEAR! A friendly reminder that the holidays are quickly approaching.. Please note that our business closes for a two week period during this time. If your instrument is due for calibration or repair, we encourage our customers to send these in sooner rather than later to avoid any delays in

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Stop Product Recalls With Leak Detection

Stop Product Recalls With Leak Detection The LeakPointer II detects – quickly and easily – seal integrity problems in modified atmosphere packages of any kind with at least 10% CO2 in the gas mix. Leaking packages can be very expensive to the manufacturer. Avoiding a single product recall is very often enough to justify the

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Out With The Old, In With The New…

OUT WITH THE OLD… Effective of September 12th 2017, Mocon will be phasing-out the CheckPoint and CheckPoint II instruments. Accessories, consumables and spare parts for these models will remain feasible to order for at least 5 years as long as they are available from our suppliers.   If you have any further inquiries regarding this matter, please

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New, From Perten…

NEW SPD 4200, Sequential Precision Divider Some grain analyses require a very small sample, fully representative of the entire quantity. Perten have released a new single step Sample Divider that can be used to sample rice, wheat, barley, rye, canola, oats, and other grain types. With a  gravity driven system, the transparent divider sections make it easy

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