Shelf Life Studies
Our holistic approach to shelf life studies will further your understanding of how your food product will age over time with our real-time, accelerated, and open-package studies.
Confidential results are remitted in a written, final report allowing you to share data with customers securely.
Matrix-specific methods are used to evaluate the deterioration of quality over time to give you a recommended shelf life for your product.
Our labs can offer real-time, accelerated, and open-package services for your product.
Reasons to Conduct Shelf Life Studies
- A new product roll-out
- Evaluating the impact of formulation, packaging or process changes
- Assessing storage or distribution system changes
- Determining the shelf-life of your product
Shelf Life Study Parameters
Study parameters include, but are not limited to:
- Microbiological spoilage
- Lipid oxidation
- Nutrient stability
- Sensory evaluation
- Probiotic stability
- Physical evaluations
- (color, texture, etc.)
- Quality degradation
- Preservative performance
Contact our experts today to learn more.