A shelf life study assesses the food product quality and hygiene by undergoing a thorough chemical and physical, as well as microbiological analysis and gives food manufacturers and producers confidence of their product’s shelf life. keep their brand and consumers safe.
By conducting food product shelf life testing, it helps you identify the causes of reduced shelf life and improve your products, processes and ultimately profitability. With accurate dates for your food products, you can ensure quality and safety for your consumers. This will reduce the risk of product recalls while contributing to maintaining your brand’s integrity and reputation.
TÜV SÜD is an independent certification body which is accredited to globally recognised standards. Our experienced experts, with intricate knowledge of local and international standards, can help you gain the trust of your customers by making sure that your products are of the highest possible quality while making the process as reliable, efficient and cost-effective as possible for you.
Our shelf life testing includes a detailed assessment of:
Food-borne microorganisms such as yeasts and moulds, listeria, salmonella, campylobacter, E. coli, and more
Total viable count of microorganisms
Water activity testing
We also conduct: