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Authenticity of soluble coffee („instant coffee“)

The authenticity of food is increasingly the focus of the food industry and third-party monitoring. The proof of an authentic food product is provided by a combination of different measures such as documentation along the supply chain, audits, risk analysis, avoidance strategies, but also by actual chemical analysis of products. For soluble coffee („instant coffee“),
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Flavonoids in cocoa

Everyone likes chocolate, but it doesn’t necessarily contribute to health, or does it? Cocoa contains a high proportion of flavanols, a subgroup of naturally occurring polyphenols. Polyphenols are also found in other foods such as tea, wine or fruits. They are attributed positive effects on human health due to their prominent antioxidant properties. In September
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In which foods are furan and its methyl analogs present?

In a recent recommendation, the European Commission calls for the determination of furan and methylfurans. These are process contaminants that form in food during thermal treatment. Consumers ingest furan particularly through coffee and cereal-based foods, but young children are also exposed to furan through jarred or canned ready-to-eat foods. According to the European Food Safety
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Infusion from coffee leaves – Authorization as novel food

On occasion of the current discussions in DIN Tea, we would like to inform about „coffee leaf tea“. In addition to coffee cherry pulp (see News from 02-2022), the European Union has authorized an infusion from coffee leaves as a novel food (traditional food from a third country) in the EU. This product can already
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Cascara – approval as a novel food

The European Union has approved Cascara as a novel food (traditional from third countries). Dried pulp of coffee cherry (cascara) and its infusion can be placed on the market in the EU from 4th February 2022. The authorization, specifications as well as conditions of use are set in Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/47 of 13th
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The synthesis lab at aromaLAB GmbH is now DIN EN ISO 9001 accredited

  aromaLAB GmbH is proud to announce that aromaLAB’s synthesis department achieved a successful certification of DIN EN ISO 9001 for the development and production of unlabelled and isotopically labelled standards. These aroma standards are used for research and analytical purposes by well-known international food companies, breweries and universities. The ISO 9001 certification was a
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Authenticity of soluble coffee („instant coffee“)

The authenticity of food is increasingly the focus of the food industry and third-party monitoring. The proof of an authentic food product is provided by a combination of different measures such as documentation along the supply chain, audits, risk analysis, avoidance strategies, but also by actual chemical analysis of products. For soluble coffee („instant coffee“),
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Labocor Analítica expands its ENAC scope in food and feed

Labocor Analítica achieves an important extension of its ENAC scope in food and feed, as a result of its commitment to the continuous improvement of all its analytical services. Labocor Analítica has achieved the extension of its ENAC scope in the following tests: Fat by gravimetry for Feed and its raw materials, Cereals and derivatives,
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New developments in HACCP by the EC

The European Commission has issued a new communiqué which aims to lay the foundations and provide tools to instil a Food Safety Culture in the EEA, which goes beyond the simple implementation of a HACCP-based system. With the entry into force of COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2021/382 of 3/03/21 amending the Annexes to Regulation (EC) No
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New version of efficiency standard UNE EN 13624

On 27 July 2022, the new version of the efficiency standard UNE EN 13624 was published. This standard cancels and replaces Standard EN 13624:2013. Chemical antiseptics and disinfectants. Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of fungicidal or levuricidal activity in medicine. Test method and requirements (phase2, step1)   The standard applies to products used in
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