Dairy technology is developing rapidly from day to day. Simply One FT-NIR dairy analyser measures liquids, concentrates, powders and solids on one instrument. Solids include cheese, powders and cultured dairy products. This FT-NIR provides a fast return on investment, making the technology affordable for a wide range of dairy processors, according to the company. The instrument comes pre-calibrated for raw and homogenised milk, whey and a variety of other dairy products.

3M’s Petrifilm rapid yeast and mould count sample-ready plates simplify and accelerate detection, giving results in 48 hours. A new indicator technology makes colonies easy to interpret, while eliminating the need to prepare, purchase and store agar dishes. The test can be used with both low- and high-water activity foods. It is versatile for air, swab or surface contact environmental sampling, and is AOAC-certified.