Food and Beverage Applications

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Food and Beverage Applications

Near Infrared (NIR) analyzers from LT Industries measure key quality parameters in food and beverage manufacturing applications. In supplier validation, process optimization and final product testing LT-NIR provides the tools to monitor your whole process, resulting in higher profits and better quality.

Validate Quality at All Process Points

Raw Materials and Ingredients

Ensure the raw materials you recieve conform to your specifications. IsoChem analyzers can be cart-mounted and require no special background to use. Receiving personel can validate supplier quality as shipments come in. Identify mix-ups, measure moisture, particle size, and additives.

Real-time Process Monitoring

Achieve a better understanding of your process conditions, with the ability to measure 20 process points with a single analyzer. Monitor batch or stream quality throughout the process and make adjustments in real time. LT instruments can be integrated into your DCS for automated process control. Common applications include blend monitoring, brix, acidity, alcohol, oils, fat and protein measurements.

Product Quality Control

Ensure compliance with govenment regulations and build brand reputation by providing a consistent quality of product. All of this is possible with LT-NIR.

Increase Process Efficiency

LT-NIR can increase profits by helping you optimize your process. Control the usage of your most valuable ingredients by accurately monitoring changing process conditions. LT Industries also offers mix detection solutions, allowing you to know exactly when thorough mixing and blending is achieved. With a rapid detection time and integration into your control system, you can control these conditions in real time, assuring your batches are all to spec.

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A Wide Variety of Measurements are Possible

The list below is a sampling of NIR Measurement of Foods, Food products, and Beverages. The Near Infrared analysis of Food and Beverage products has helped our customers save money, improve quality, and meet regulatory requirements. Please contact us for information on these or other measurements you may have.

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Acetic Anhydride % Acetic Acid & % Anhydride - request more information
Animal Foods %Moisture & Formula Identification - request more information
Animal Foods Phosphate in additive - request more information
Baby Formula Protein, Fats, & Solids - request more information
Baker's Flour Ash, Protein, Water, Color, Starch, & Particle Size - request more information
Beer Alcohol, Original Gravity, & Calories - request more information
Bread Protein, Fat, & Moisture - request more information
Biscuits Protein, Fat, & Moisture - request more information
Butter Non-fat Solids, % moisture - request more information
Carbonated Beverages Brix - request more information
Cereals Protein, Fat, & Moisture - request more information
Cheese Moisture, Salt, & pH - request more information
Coffee Beans Moisture & Color - request more information
Corn Starch DE and %Solids - request more information
Corn Sweetener Dextrose, Fructose, & AO - request more information
Crackers Fat & Oil Content - request more information
Distilled Liquors Alcohol Content - request more information
Edible Oils Iodine Value, Unsaturation - request more information
Flour Ash Content - request more information
Fruit Juices Acid Levels & Brix levels - request more information
Ketchup % Acid & Salt - request more information
Mayonnaise Fat, PH, & Salt - request more information
Milk Lactose, Lactates, Ash, Skim Milk content, & Casein - request more information
Molasses % Brix - request more information
Nutrient Premix Additives - request more information
Orange Juice Citric Acid, % Water - request more information
Orange Juice Brix & Acid Levels - request more information
Pasta Fat Content - request more information
Peanut Butter Protein, Moisture, Fat, Salt, Sugar - request more information
Potato Chips Internal, Surface, & Seasoning Salt Content - request more information
Salad Dressing Fat, PH, & Salt - request more information
Soybean Meal Protein, Moisture, & Fat content - request more information
Starch Additive Concentration - request more information
Starch Hydroxylethyl Substitution - request more information
Sugar RDS, SD, & POL Sugar - request more information
Sugar Pol, Brix, & Color - request more information
Sugar Cane Juice Brix & Sucrose - request more information
Tea Blends Blend Identification - request more information
Tobacco Menthol, Tar, Polyphenols, Volatile bases, & Stem/Lamina - request more information
Tobacco Ammonia & Water - request more information
Tobacco Moisture, Sugars, & Nicotine - request more information
Tonic Water Acid Levels - request more information

Contact LT Industries

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Call: 301-990-4050