Determining Moisture Content in Food

Determining and Confirming Moisture Content in Food

As reported in Wikipedia, “Food moisture analysis involves the whole coverage of the food items in the world because foods are comprising a considerable amount of water rather than other ingredients.” Food Technology notes “Both moisture content and water activity… are important in formulating products for safety and stability.”  This post describes how benchtop moisture…

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