Water activity is a useful parameter for many industries. Measuring water activity takes only a few minutes so can provide results quickly, ideal for critical control points. However water activity is a qualitative measure therefore interpreting results can be complex. The following slides provide an overview to water activity and how to utilise Aw measurements. … Continue reading 12 Slides explaining Water Activity; what it is and how to use it!
Not clear on what water activity is? Check out our other posts on water activity here! Water activity affects a wide range of products from pharmaceuticals to foods, here we take a brief look at five typical applications where water activity measurements are used. Remember water activity affects biological, chemical and physical properties of products. … Continue reading Five Applications where Water Activity is critical and why!
Water Activity and Moisture Content are two very different parameters which are often confused and misused. In a meeting today with a manufacturer of coffee capsules and pods, these differences were critical. – Their whole bean supplier provided each batch with moisture content readings. – However customers buying the coffee capsules and pods were asking for detailed water activity … Continue reading Water Activity and Moisture Content… What is the difference?