Proximates including moisture, ash, total fat, nitrogen, and lactose are included in this proficiency test.
Nutritional components and proximate tests are required to ensure that accurate labelling of foods is achieved, and in turn help consumers make informed choices about the food they eat. Fapas offers the widest range of analyte/matrix proficiency test combinations for the food sector using real world samples.
Milk powder is used as an ingredient in a large variety of processed foods and as such it is important to provide accurate test results to underpin the labelling figures.
Proficiency testing activities should be utilised as part of a wider, well-designed quality assurance system. Through Fapas proficiency tests, the benchmark of this quality assurance programme can be made, from which to highlight areas of improvement to take action quickly and concisely. This helps ensure your customers continue to receive the high quality, credible test results they require to satisfy regulators and provide high quality products for the end consumer to enjoy.