Food shelf life test is a process to determine the expiry date of the product, in other words finding the time duration in which food product remains consumable. Food shelf life test is important test to be done as per the government guidelines. Food shelf life test is also crucial as you have to mention the product expiry date on your product packaging.
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Usually this test for a product is performed along with nutritional value analysis or nutritional label claim. As nutritional value claim is associated with shelf life of food product.
With this analysis, you can come to know accurate expiry dates for your products, which ensures that quality remains safe for consumers. Some of the tests and analysis performed by testing labs are;
- Micro-organisms such as Listeria, Salmonella, Campylobacter, E.Coli, Yeasts and Moulds, Staphylococcus Aureus, Bacillus Cereus, Lactic Acid Bacteria
- Total viable count
- Moisture content
- Acidity levels
Accurate and reliable testing will reduce the risk of product recalls and identifying the causes of reduced shelf life will help you to improve your products, processes and ultimately your profitability.
We ensure that test is done through accelerated shelf life test method, under which product sustainability for 1 week is considered as 1 month of product validity. For example, if a product remains alright for 6 weeks then it can have a life of 6 months.This process is approved by authorities so you don’t have to worry about it’s authenticity.
This test is crucial for our food products clients like you, so we tied up with over 20 testing labs across India. This helps us to get the best rates for your food shelf life test & most importantly get the shelf life test reports on time.
We also ensure that you save time by carrying out your food testing process, FSSAI product approval process & marketing process simultaneously so that ultimate goal of sales is not impacted by anything.
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