Near InfraRed Spectroscopy Explained

Near InfraRed spectroscopy or NIR has been in use in the food and agricultural industries since the late 1970s. Offering significant benefits over “wet chemistry”, NIR instruments have become very widely adopted worldwide.  Among the key benefits of an NIR are: Speed – an NIR instrument delivers results in only seconds rather than hours Lower

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New Launch – Perten Glutomatic® 2000 System

PerkenElmer has released the Perten Glutomatic 2000 System – the most modern, user-friendly, and reproducible gluten analysis system available . New system. New features. New benefits. • Touchscreen – The new touchscreen makes the system easy to use. The screen prompts and guides users through the various approved gluten test procedures. This improves repeatability and

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Further Improvements to Mocon Checkpoint 3!

Ametek Mocon have announced an upgrade to the CheckPoint 3, with the addition of the CheckPoint 3 EC which allows for more accurate measurement of O2 or CO2 in packages with high concentrations or combustible packages.  This will prove particularly suitable for Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) applications such as smoked meats & fish, bread treated

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THIRD TERM AS NZIFST CANTERBURY CHAIR

    It gives the team here at Matt Solutions great pleasure to announce that our Manager, Mr. Bob Olayo, has been elected to his third successive term as Chairman of the Canterbury Branch of New Zealand Institute of Food Safety Technology.   Mr. Olayo, who focuses strongly on practical applications that technology can bring

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Perten DA 6200 NIR gains AUS-MEAT approval for measurement of Chemical Lean

  The Perten DA6200, which utilises NIR (Near Infra-red Spectroscopy) to analyse the chemical composition of fresh meat and meat products has been endorsed by AUS-MEAT* for use in the determination of chemical lean in both fresh meat and mince products. Chemical lean is defined as the amount of lean red meat compared to the

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New Product Release Felix F-751

Felix F-751 Non-Destructive Kiwifruit Quality Meter Now Available! As the official distributor for Felix in New Zealand it was our pleasure and privilege to attend the official market introduction of the Felix F-751 Kiwifruit Quality meter during the Zespri Momentum 2020 conference. The exciting F-751 (non-destructive) Kiwifruit Quality Meter, which is a development of the

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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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