Posts tagged 'Sugar'

Mettler Toledo Handheld Refractometer MyBrix
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Mettler Toledo Handheld Refractometer MyBrix

The Brix scale is used to measure the sugar content of food and beverages which is useful to know when evaluating the quality of produce. This can be useful for checking produce to see if its ripe enough before harvesting. This meter can be used to measure fruits, jams, pastes, juices and more. MyBrix handheld refractometer MyBrix features The new Mettler Toledo handheld refractometer...
How do I measure the sweetness of juice and cordial?
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How do I measure the sweetness of juice and cordial?

Using a refractometer will allow you to measure the levels of sugar in your juice or cordial. In fact, refractometers are suitable for use with a magnitude of sample types including honey and milk and they are widely used in the food and beverage industry and beyond. When measuring sugar and sweetness levels, a refractometer is most commonly used to measure on the Brix scale. The OPTi digit...
Sample preparation for Moisture Balances
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Sample preparation for Moisture Balances

Moisture balances require the user to understand how to test their particular material, having an idea of the results expected and knowing how to prepare the sample correctly. Depending on your material, not only can water be evaporated but it may be oils, alcohols etc. that are also altered by heat. Moisture balances work by drying samples using heat from halogen lamps mounted above the...

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