Shelf Life Testing
How do you ensure that your product reaches your customer when they are at their best possible standards? Irrespective of whether you are in the pharmaceutical, food, beverage, or any other commercial industry, the shelf life of your product is of critical significance. To help brands and customers out there Mithula Analytics has come up with Shelf Life Testing services.
What does shelf life mean?
Shelf Life is the time period from manufacturing until the product reaches the “best before date” period. “Best before date” is the day until the product remains a defined quality. (Here quality=specified standards by any regulatory body). For example, food items must be safe at the “best before date” date. Shelf life is vital as the appearance, nutritional values, odor, and color may change as the products undergo permanent change during storage.
In a nutshell, shelf life is a product of the physical, chemical, and microbiological processes, that is Products with a specified shelf life must not be sold or put into circulation for consumption in any way after reaching their expiry date.
Benefits of shelf-life testing in the food and beverage industry
By performing shelf-life analyses, Mithula Analytics can define the accurate dates for a food or beverage item, ensuring that the quality remains safe and acceptable for consumers.
We do following methods for shelf life testing
- Moisture content
- Accelerated shelf life method
- Rancidity test
- Foodborne microorganisms like Salmonella, Campylobacter, E.Coli, Molds, Yeasts, Staphylococcus Aureus, Lactic Acid bacteria, Bacillus Cereus, etc.
- Total viable count
With our accurate and trustworthy shelf life testing processes, you can reduce the risk of product recalls and identify the cause of reduced shelf life to improve products, processes, and ultimately your profitability.
Why Mithula Analytics?
With over decades of experience in the field of laboratory testing, Mithula Analytics goes beyond testing, inspection, or certifying. We are a complete quality assurance provider catering to the customized requirements of our clients. Our team of dedicated professionals has helped several companies in meeting and exceeding the quality standards specified by the industry and we aim to set the benchmark for quality with our state-of-the-art testing facilities.