Did you celebrate National Shower with a Friend Day last Month? Before you start to think that this blog has gotten NSFW (not safe for work), let us explain. The cheeky National Shower with a Friend Day was born out of a marketing strategy by a water filtration company in 2014. The goal: educate people... Continue Reading →
NIR as a tool for real-time quality determination of Distiller’s Dried Grains
In a prior blog, we shared how NIR online sensors could be used to optimize biofuel processes, starting at the farm, through fuel processing, and into feed applications. In this post we take a closer look at how NIR can be used as a measurement tool for a valuable co-product of the biofuel industry: distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS). Most ethanol plants in the United States are dry-grind facilities, which use starch... Continue Reading →
Quality is Going to the Dogs.
Don't worry, it's a good thing. This week, BUCHI Product and Application Specialists mingled with pet food suppliers and manufacturers at the Petfood Forum 2019 in Kansas City, MO. Some key topics on deck for event speakers include nutrition, labeling, product development, safety and manufacturing. Did you know BUCHI has its paws in the formulation,... Continue Reading →
Chocolate. The quality side.
QC of cocoa & chocolate using NIR
Feed Manufacturing: Profit with In-line NIR Process Control
Is moisture content in feed synonymous with profit margin? Talk to a feed producer and you're likely to see a head nodding in agreement. How valuable would it be to have a continuous read-out of the moisture content of your feed at points along the process where you can still adjust your process to reach... Continue Reading →