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What is Mecmesin | Texture Analysis?

 

Mecmesin | Texture Analysis is the rebrand of our Food Technology Corporation (FTC) business under our parent Mecmesin brand.

Through our 15 plus year association with FTC, Mecmesin has built up extensive experience in practical food texture measurement.

This rebrand is part of our strategy to emphasise the strength of our capabilities and to grow our food texture analysis business.

Our expertise combined with our cost effective solutions for field, factory and laboratory test environments makes us the ideal partner for your texture measurement needs.

Cream Cheese Firmness

Highlights

  • Objective comparison of properties between fat-level formulations of cream cheese for mouthfeel and manufacturing profiling
  • Repeatable test method to compress, rupture and penetrate the sample using a software-controlled texture analyzer
  • Precision compression probe fixture found to replicate reference panel bite and chew testing
  • Quantified hardness texture attribute representing firmess and energy measured to correlate to desired experience

Situation

A dairy foods processor wanted a quantifiable, consistent way to detect differences between two cream cheese products.

This processor had just formulated a new, low-fat cream cheese product and needed a way to measure the effects on its texture from changing the formulation from regular to low-fat.

 

Method

The TMS-Pro texture analyzer system along with the penetration test method proved to detect the differences among the two cream cheese products and through numerous samples, proved to be consistent and repeatable.

 

Benefits

1. Quick and easy test that gives repeatable, objective results that are nearly real time with the processing

2. Reduces the possibility of downtime due to a product that does not meet quality standards

 

Significance

The TMS-Pro texture analyzer system along with the penetration test method proved to detect the differences among the two cream cheese prdoucts and through numerous samples, proved to be consistent and repeatable.

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