Dedicated Analytical Solutions

2015-12-14

Fibre conference follow-up: video and interview

The methods and definitions used in Fibre analysis are complex and the difference in approach to fibre testing between food and feed industries adds yet another dimension to the fibre universe. The FOSS conference set out to take a fresh look at how to test fibre in food and animal feed, as shown in this video from the event.

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2015-12-08

Latest generation Infratec grain analyser officially approved in Germany and France

First approval for the Infratec NOVA with others expected soon.

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2015-08-26

FOSS conference focuses on growing importance of fibre analysis

Aimed at quality control and laboratory professionals working in the food and feed industries, the upcoming FOSS fibre conference looks at how fibre is becoming increasingly important as an energy source for humans and animals.

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2014-12-12

Catch-up with the latest routine analytical solutions for meat and feed

Visitors to this year’s IPPE show in Atlanta can see how the new MeatMasterII, ProFoss and NIRS DS2500F solutions that help to control production more precisely, helping producers save thousand of dollars. A range of other solutions for feed and meat will also be on show.

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2014-10-01

Three new solutions for testing food and agriculture products

Three new analytical solutions have been added to the extensive FOSS product portfolio. Experience a faster and more modern way to test grain as well as a fast and low cost solution for Dumas analysis.

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2014-05-26

Adulteration screening made easier with new models for the FOSS MilkoScan™ FT1

Instruments now available as both ‘targeted’ and ‘untargeted’ models. ‘Targeted’ models check for presence of specific adulterants and ‘untargeted’ models check for deviation from normal raw milk samples.

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2014-05-23

The Fibertec™ 8000 offers the first fully-automated solution for reference analysis of fiber in animal feed

The Fibertec 8000 follows official recognized crucible methods with consistency and without time-consuming interruptions involved with other fiber analysis solutions.

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2014-04-03

All in one analyzer tests both liquid vegetable oil and solid samples such as whole seeds, press cake, flakes and meals

Having just one, easy-to-use unit for both liquid and solid samples promotes more frequent testing, giving more data and more power to control the production process.

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2014-01-31

Forage testing with NIR: a new shared perspective on nirperformance.com

Near Infrared (NIR) analysis has become an essential tool for improving animal nutrition and management. The latest shared perspective on nirperformance.com looks at how the use of NIR is developing and how it can be exploited further.

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2014-01-09

All about meat analysis – get the full picture at IPPE, Atlanta, 28 – 30th January

New analytical solutions are offering increasingly easy and powerful ways to boost meat production. Visit FOSS at IPPE stand 4471, Hall A1 to get a complete picture of available options, from simple fat tests at the production line to in-line analysis of entire batches.

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2014-01-06

FOSS partners with Gusmer to tackle the Wine market

Building on the successful partnership with the sales and service of the OenoFossTM wine analsis platform, FOSS and Gusmer Enterprises, Inc. have decided to expand their partnership. Beginning February 1st.

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2014-01-03

How analytical solutions can improve feed formulation – learn more at IPPE, Atlanta, January 28th – 30th

Visit FOSS at IPPE booth 2423, Hall A3 to see how the latest NIR analytical technology is making a difference to animal feed production.

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2013-12-17

Catch-up with the latest routine analytical solutions for meat and feed

Visitors to next year’s IPPE show in Atlanta can see how the new MeatMasterII and ProFoss solutions help to control fat/lean mixes more precisely. A range of other solutions for feed and meat will also be on show.

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2013-12-10

Whitepaper: Stabilizing predicted values from NIR using REP files

This whitepaper discusses the issue that predicted values calculated from an NIR spectrum can be affected by factors such as temperature, sample packing, path length, and differences between instrument models, thus creating a problem of analytical selectivity.

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2013-12-10

Minimal turnaround time in the dairy lab with NIR

In this article, associate NIR network administrator Cassy Streeter from Dairy One explains how NIR analysis has helped reduce turnaround time on lab results. In a time where customers’ are increasingly demanding less expensive analyses and a broader variety of parameters and feed types, NIR is helping to increase business potential.

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2013-12-01

NIRS Evaluation of Grain Value for Animal Performance – The Alberta Experience

In Alberta, Canada, an initiative to develop new NIRS calibrations for evaluation of grain value for animal performance has increased producer confidence in NIRS, proving it to be a valuable technology for the advancement of the agriculture livestock and crop sectors.

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2013-11-26

Greek yogurt increased the relevance of protein analyzer

DairyReporter.com caught up with FOSS at the International Dairy Show in Chicago held in early November, and learned how the growth of Greek yogurt has increased the relevance of in-line protein analyzers within the dairy industry.

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2013-11-26

Establishing an NIR network at Commercial Feedlots in Western Canada

In Western Canada an NIR network project was launched with the goal of improving livestock feeding programs for optimal cattle health and production, as well as increasing competitivity in the Canadian beef and crop industries.

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2013-11-01

Nirperformance shares insights on in-line process control

Nirperformance brings feed industry professionals and NIR spectroscopy experts together, to share their views on the benefits of in-line process control for the feed industry.

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2013-10-29

Perfect trim: In-line X-ray fat analysis improves value of meat trimmings

A MeatMaster fat analyzer is helping a VION meat processing plant at Waldkraiburg in Germany to run different fat/lean strategies according to customer demand.

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2013-10-29

Huge interest in FOSS Meat Conference

On the 7-8 October, FOSS invited the global meat industry to the FOSS Innovation Centre to learn about the latest developments within meat analysis and process control.

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2013-10-17

Streamlined NIR analyzer is ideal for rapid testing of diverse samples

FOSS announces a more compact, streamlined version of the popular XDS analyzer – a powerful and versatile NIR instrument that is ideal for research and development on a variety of liquid and solid samples in the laboratory.

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2013-10-01

Enhanced MilkoScan for yogurt testing

The MilkoScan FT1 has been enhanced with a more powerful pumping system that can now accommodate viscous products such as yogurt and cream.

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2013-10-01

Video interview: rapid testing of SO2 helps to keep a closer eye on Prosecco wine

Rapid testing of sulfur dioxide (SO2) and other parameters is helping Italian wine producers Val D’OCA to safeguard quality while streamlining laboratory operations.

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2013-09-12

In-line fat analysis designed for top hygiene standards

The new MeatMaster II makes it easy and quick to maintain high hygiene standards while measuring entire batches of meat for fat content.

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2013-08-12

Real-time dairy and meat analysis demonstrated at the International Dairy Show & Process Expo

FOSS will be exhibiting at this year’s International Dairy Show and Process Expo, held November 3-6, 2013 in Chicago, IL. Stop by booth #2152 to learn more about the latest analytical instruments for process and see live demonstrations of the FOSS instrument in action!

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2013-07-24

NIR technology compared

Ideal for anyone wanting an in-depth overview of NIR technologies, this whitepaper compares the strengths and weaknesses of scanning grating, fixed grating DDA and FT-NIR solutions.

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2013-07-05

NIR 2013 a successful prelude to NIR 2017 Copenhagen

Experts in all aspects of near infrared spectroscopy gathered to explore how the already widely-used technology can be further exploited for a range of applications in food, agri and other industries.

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2013-07-03

Spotlight on process analysis at FOSS dairy conference

Peter Dijkstra, analytical chemistry analyst at Royal Friesland Campina gives a interesting video interview on the potential of process analysis to improve both product quality and process economy.

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2013-06-30

ANN calibration study on protein in whole wheat grain

Just one of the downloads available in the latest issue of the FOSS In Focus magazine is a whitepaper entitled: Artificial Neural Networks and Near Infrared Spectroscopy - a case study on protein content in whole wheat grain.

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2013-06-27

Ketosis, fatty acid profiling and networking: video interviews from the FOSS central milk testing conference

See this video for interviews with speakers on the subjects of testing raw milk for an early warning of Ketosis in dairy herds, profiling saturated fat content and the advantages of controlling multiple instruments via a network.

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2013-06-13

FOSS conference explains new milk-testing opportunities

Over 120 delegates from 32 countries were given an overview of key developments in analytical technology including testing raw milk for an early warning of Ketosis in dairy herds, profiling saturated fat content and the advantages of controlling multiple instruments via a network.

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2013-05-06

The FOSS Supplier Code of Conduct

FOSS recently developed a Supplier Code of Conduct for all FOSS suppliers.

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2013-05-02

FOSS Grain Network Meeting video report

The annual FOSS Grain Network was held at the new FOSS Innovation Centre this year and was well attended despite the icy Danish spring weather. See a video report of the event here featuring interviews about the annual ring test of the FOSS ANN calibration and the use of inline process analysis for whole grain at milling intake.

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2013-03-21

FOSS achieves best financial result ever

FOSS had the best financial results ever with a turnover of more than 1.7 billion for 2012 and an operating profit of 351 million. 2012 was the first year in FOSS ambitious growth strategy and a year of investments in future growth. FOSS is the world's leading manufacturer of innovative analytical instruments for the global food and agricultural sector and contributes to optimal use of raw materials, better food quality and safety.

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2013-03-15

Reinventing fat analysis: FOSS to unveil fully automated Soxhlet solution at Pittcon 2013

Meet FOSS at booth 519, Pittcon Philadelphia, USA, March 17 - 21

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2013-03-15

What dairy producers can learn from the pharmaceutical industry

FOSS Dairy conference, 22nd -23rd April, FOSS Innovation Centre, Denmark

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2013-03-15

Launch of the FOSS 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report

The FOSS 2013 CSR report provides an overview of our performance in the environmental, social and ethics areas.

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2013-03-12

Real-time grain analysis demonstrated at GEAPS

At the GEAPS expo in Kentucky, FOSS demonstrated the ProFoss whole grain solution and attracted a lot of attention from Expo attendees.

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2013-03-07

Industry professionals explain how to make the most of raw materials in feed production

Meet FOSS experts at VIV Asia and join the free technical seminar on how feed producers can make the best of raw materials through advanced feed analysis.

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2013-03-05

Process analysis takes the stage at IPPE Atlanta

The demonstration of ProFoss for feed attracted a lot of interest from the agricultural industry

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2013-02-21

Grain analysis system gives the perfect blend of high and low protein wheat

The ProFOSS will be shown analyzing a blend of high and low protein wheat and the blend rates will be adjusted manually to simulate blending to a specification and will display real time fluctuations to the quality of moving grain(protein, moisture & oil when applicable).

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2013-02-11

FOSS provides four year warranty on analytical instruments with FossCare Premium service agreements

As routine analysis becomes increasingly essential in food and feed production, the new warranty and service offering will help to keep instruments working perfectly day after day and year after year.

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2013-02-08

Metrohm and FOSS enter strategic alliance

Metrohm and FOSS have entered into a strategic alliance strengthening the two companies’ leading positions in their respective key markets.

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2013-01-24

NIR solutions to improve feed formulation and meat quality control

Meet FOSS at IPPE, Atlanta and learn more about the benefits of advanced in-line and bench top analytical solutions

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2013-01-04

Brighter near infrared light for food analysis

FOSS is participating in a project to investigate how a new form of laser-generated infrared light can be exploited for routine analysis of food and feed. The infrared light will be supplied by a new type of laser that delivers a near infrared light that is 100,000 to one million times brighter than conventional infrared light.

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2012-12-19

Need for a Premier Analyzer leads the University of Missouri to the XDS Rapid Content Analyzer

When the University of Missouri’s Division of Plant Sciences breeding program had a need for analyzing several seeds simultaneously, they sought an advanced NIR spectrophotometer that could accommodate for this flexibility and allow for testing in varying vial sizes.

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2012-12-07

Accelerated analysis improves bacterial quality of milk

The testing of bacteria in milk has received a boost with a new faster version BactoScan™ FC+ of the widely used BactoScan™ FC analyser from FOSS.

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2012-11-27

FOSS donates grain and flour analyzers for education and research

FOSS has donated two state-of-the-art near infrared (NIR) instruments to Kansas State University’s (KSU) Department of Grain Science for use in classroom teaching and research.

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2012-11-26

All about food and agri analysis: In Focus no.2 2012 out now

How users in the food and agriculture industries are making the most of ever-improving analytical technology to boost production of food and feed.

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2012-11-12

Enhanced Learning and Research through Advanced Technology
FOSS, donates NIR technology to Kansas State University’s grain science and industry department

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2012-09-05

New finished wine measurements available for OenoFoss

New measurement parameters will help winemakers to track malolactic fermentation according to their goals and to check if fermentation is complete.

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2012-08-22

FOSS partners with the UN, Danida, and other stakeholders to promote fight against poverty

An initiative called the 'World’s Best News' has been set up to promote the work of the UN Millenium project in its fight against poverty. As a business partner, FOSS will communicate this information to employees, customers and other stakeholders through our website and intranet portal over a six week period starting in mid-August.

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2012-08-02

NIR analysis ensures nutritional bamboo for Pandas

Rapid analysis of forage material with near infrared (NIR) helps to secure nutritional feed for zoo animals. Edinburgh is the first zoo in the UK to use the equipment for this type of application.

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2012-08-02

Process analysis allows worlds’ first on-the-fly feed formulation for energy conversion

FOSS to demonstrate conversion-rate potential of process analysis at the 24th World's Poultry Congress, Brasil, 5th August 2012. The FOSS team will be at the stand to discuss how the system can improve profit and conversion-rates and will also show how the versatile technology can be used to make an auto feed formulation on the fly.

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2012-07-23

FOSS seminar showcases sustainable food solutions

Gathering key customers together with FOSS specialists created an inspiring atmosphere with constructive dialogue highlighting the innovative work being done with FOSS instruments.

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2012-07-20

Unattended NIR analysis of up to 50 samples

A new autosampler option for the XDS Rapid Content Analyser can free-up time in the laboratory

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2012-06-27

Ketosis test cuts costs for dairy farmers

FOSS has developed a test that can cut costs for dairy farmers by giving an early warning of ketosis in the entire herd. The test is performed simultaneously with the established tests, using the same sample and existing installed equipment

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2012-06-27

New food labelling regulations require accurate meat tests

The European Commission has published a new regulation on the provision of food information to consumers (EU) No 1169/2011) applicable to all member states of the European Union (EU).

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2012-06-22

New method to stop milk adulteration

A cross-company initiative aims to create infrared based methods that can detect fraudulent adulteration across the milk supply chain. The approach enables dairy companies to screen milk for a range of known adulterants, but is also capable of indicating whether unknown adulterants might be present.

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2012-06-19

ICAR and IDF events address milk supply challenges

A particular focus at the ICAR event was screening for ketosis while the important subject of milk adulteration and how to prevent it was discussed at the IDF/ISO Analytical Week.There was general interest in the standardization of FTIR analysis instruments as a way of benefiting from transferrable spectra and calibrations.

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2012-06-14

Infratec anniversary marks 25 years of progress in grain testing

The industry benchmark for grain testing, the Infratec™ 1241 grain analyzer, is 25 this year. Ongoing development with the Infratec near infrared (NIR) platform is continuously improving grain industry knowledge about how to make optimal use of grain.

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2012-05-21

Innovative feed analyzer makes near infrared analysis more accessible than ever

For anyone thinking about the practicalities of installing and running an NIR instrument, then now is the time to put those concerns aside and just get on with routine analysis. The advantages are too obvious for any modern feed mill to ignore.

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2012-05-07

FOSS to give a keynote presentation at Pan American dairy congress

Dairy market manager Dorthe Bisgård Oldrup will give a keynote speech entitled 'The value of routine analysis: where and when to measure in the dairy process'.

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2012-03-30

Fast but safe chemical analysis in action at Analytica 2012, Munich, April 17-20th

Demonstrations of automated Kjeldahl and Soxhlet solutions at Live Lab Hall B2 and more products on show at FOSS stand: A1 505

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2012-02-22

Rapid fat analysis for everyone on show at Anuga 2012

Analytical solutions for producers of all sizes and business areas will be on show at Anuga, Cologne, March 27-30, FOSS stand: Hall 5.2, B 018

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2012-02-16

FOSS wins innovation award at Victam Asia 2012

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2012-01-23

New FOSS subsidiary to serve Central America

Effective January 1st, 2012, FOSS has a new subsidiary: FOSS Centro América S.A.

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2012-01-13

NIR analyzer adds profit and sustainability in dairy powder production

High performance near infrared (NIR) can help producers to fine-tune production of dairy powder for reduced energy consumption and improved profits.

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2012-01-06

Experts to explore analysis of amino acids and dietary fibre at Victam Asia

The seminars will include: AminoNIR: The preferred system for rapid and reliable measures of feed ingredient quality,Comparison of different calibration methods and Fibre analyses in human food and animal feeding stuffs

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2011-11-09

Revolution in sulfur dioxide testing receives top innovation prize at SIMEI

'Considerable advance' in analysis helps to reduce use of preservative in winemaking

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2011-10-28

Feed millers re-use valuable NIR calibration data on new high performance analyser

Feed millers can migrate to the new high-performance platform while re-using existing valuable calibration data acquired perhaps over many years of NIR analysis.

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2011-10-14

Video explains infrared analysis options for dairy producers

FOSS has produced a video that explores various aspects of Infrared analysis technology - a rapidly developing technology area that is increasingly important for dairy producers in optimising yield and quality.

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2011-10-05

In line analysis saves money and resources in the soya milling process

FOSS announces ProFoss for Soya - a process analysis and control solution that provides continuous measurements of moisture, protein and oil content in soya meal directly from the production process.

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2011-08-19

Casein test can improve yield for cheese and yogurt producers

A rapid test using FT-IR technology can provide a more reliable casein measurement with benefits in terms of maximized yield

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2011-05-13

All in one WineScan to revolutionise testing of sulphur dioxide

Result delivered in just over a minute in parallel with other main quality parameters

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2010-12-15

Conference targets grain security

International Grains Council session on the theme of ‘Grain Supplies and Global Food Security’

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2010-11-01

Revolution in sulphur dioxide testing unveiled at ViniTech

New analytical technology on show

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2010-10-22

New leader of elite chemometrics team

Lars Nørgard, PhD has been appointed as senior manager of chemometrics at FOSS

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2010-10-20

Growing interest in adulteration testing

Abnormality spectrum screening receiving considerable interest from the milk-testing community

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2010-10-15

Analytical technology helping to avoid a global food crisis

Analytical technology is helping to boost yields of high quality, safe products while ensuring optimal profits for farmers and producers.

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2010-10-14

Prestigious chemometrics award for FOSS scientist

Prestigious chemometrics award for FOSS scientist

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2010-09-20

Perfect fit for production line fat analysis

The measurement of meat trimmings directly in production can prove a smart move as quality meat suppliers, Böseler Goldschmaus discovered after integrating a MeatMaster™ in-line fat analyser into the slaughterhouse process.

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2010-09-20

Screening for Adulteration of Milk Using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy

Screening for Adulteration of Milk Using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy

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2010-09-14

New testing option extends scope of food safety screening

New testing option extends scope of food safety screening

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2010-09-08

Chinese symposium highlights need for food safety controls

Chinese symposium highlights need for food safety controls

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2010-07-28

ProFoss™ Gives Premium Quality

Premium control: ProFoss helps premium quality flour producers Emilio Esteban to take quality control to new levels while gaining more insight into the milling process

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2010-06-23

Extended applications for ProFoss to improve yield in dairy production

Extended applications for ProFoss to improve yield in dairy production

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2010-06-16

Efficient nutrient management using NIR for the recirculation of liquid farm fertiliser

A new method for the effective implementation of nutrient management plans for liquid manure is presented in a paper written for the FOSS In Focus magazine by Dr Wilfried Wenzl, of the HBLFA Raumberg-Gumpenstein agricultural research institute in Austria.

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2010-06-10

Smart farming with Herd Navigator improves profits and animal welfare

Smart Farming with Herd Navigator improves profits and animal welfare

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2010-06-07

Welcome to the automated laboratory

Automated laboratory operations help to keep step with evolving milk testing demands while providing a more flexible service for farmers and dairies

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2010-05-21

Easy fat analysis to help meat producers improve product quality and profit

Easy fat analysis to help meat producers improve quality and profit

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2010-05-12

Ongoing partnership with Chile's largest milk testing laboratory

Ongoing partnership with the largest milk testing laboratory in Chile

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2010-05-10

Better bacon with MeatMaster

Better bacon with MeatMaster

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2010-04-23

The value of milk standardisation

The value of milk standardisation

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2010-04-14

OenoFoss update makes it easier for winemakers to obtain healthy fermentations

OenoFoss update makes it easier for winemakers to obtain healthy fermentations: Popular concept strengthened with new measurement parameter

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2010-04-04

Worldwide analysis web improves food and feed quality around the globe

Worldwide analysis web improves food and feed quality around the globe

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2010-03-31

Statistical process control graphs give better production view

Statistical process control graphs give a better view of production

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2010-03-23

new flexible solution for fat standardization in meat products

New flexible solution for fat standardization in meat products

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2010-03-08

16th European Grain Network Meeting

16th European Grain Network Meeting report

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2010-03-07

Keeping burgundy the best

Keeping burgundy the best

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2010-03-03

In shape for feed analysis with Remote Internet Analysis (RINA)

In shape for feed analysis with Remote Internet Analysis (RINA)

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2010-01-04

Qlip laboratory opens doors to CMT symposium delegates

Qlip laboratory opens doors to CMT symposium delegates

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2009-12-16

Clean Kjeldahl analysis improves safety in the lab

Advances in technology are making Kjeldahl analysis safer and more efficient as users at the Viking Malt laboratory in Halmstad, Sweden have discovered.

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2009-12-11

FOSS strengthens software tools for near infrared analysis field

FOSS A/S strengthens development of new software tools for the field of near infrared analysis

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2009-12-10

Room for routine analysis at top league winery

Room for routine analysis at top league winery

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2009-11-27

2009-11-27 The road ahead: FOSS Central Milk Testing Symposium, 18-20th November, Amsterdam

The road ahead: FOSS Central Milk Testing Symposium, 18-20th November, Amsterdam

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2009-11-04

Advanced process monitoring improves food and feed production yield

High resolution process monitoring to improve yield in food and feed production

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2009-10-28

Improving food safety with automated foreign object detection

Improving food safety with automated foreign object detection

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2009-10-28

Process control in the fast lane

Process control in the fast lane

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2009-10-28

Routine analysis with infrared technology – is it worth it?

Routine analysis with infrared technology – is it worth it?

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2009-08-19

New European standard for determination of crude fat and total fat content in cereals, cereal based products and animal feed stuffs

New European standard for determination of crude fat and total fat content in cereals, cereal based products and animal feed stuffs

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2009-05-28

Recommendations published on analytical test methods for distillers grains

Recommendations published on analytical test methods for distillers grains

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2009-03-25

New standard for analysis of fibre in feedstuffs: download a free copy of the Journal of AOAC article

New standard for analysis of fibre in feedstuffs: download a free copy of the Journal of AOAC article

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0001-01-01

FOSS wine analyzer receives prestigious awards at SIMEI and SITEVI international wine events

FOSS has received two innovation awards for the recently-released WineScan SO2 analyzer.

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