Quality of Vegetable Oil Proficiency Test

Start date

Product Code
FCQO1-OIL30

Proficiency Test

14234

Matrix

Vegetable Oil

Analytes

Peroxide Value, Acidity, Anisidine Value, Iodine Value

Approx. Size

50 ml

Comments

Test has shortened timescale for analysis and/or returning results. Also,the levels of PV and acidity will be lower than those in Fapas olive oil tests.

Quality of product is key within an ever more competitive global environment, where consumers have the choice available to them to choose only the best product.

Vegetable oil quality parameters of peroxide value, acidity, anisidine value and iodine value are tested within this proficiency test. This is in keeping with the International standards

Therefore, it is key to have robust and accurate testing capabilities, benchmarked by effective proficiency testing measures, to give both manufacturers and retailers the information they need to provide the best quality products for the consumer.

Fapas proficiency tests use of originally sourced vegetable oils, allowing participants' quality control foundations to be as comparable as possible to routine tests seen on a day to day basis.

Fapas provides several rounds of this type of proficiency test with different materials, giving you multiple opportunities to provide ongoing quality control processes to your laboratory testing capabilities, further improving the quality of results within your tests and providing the confidence your customer needs.

Fapas Fats and Oils proficiency tests are recognised throughout the food manufacturing and testing industry. Fat is an essential part of the human diet, supplying nutritional components that the body needs in order to function. Too much fat in the diet, especially of nutritionally undesirable forms, can give rise to health problems. Hence, fat is subject to labelling requirements on food products and analyses are targeted towards this compliance.

With regard to labelling compliance, Fapas proficiency tests ask for fat results to be submitted as g/100g of the sample, not of the total fat. Some fatty acids have promoted health properties, such omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids from oil-rich fish. Fapas fats and oils proficiency tests also include quality parameters for premium oils.

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