Food & Drink
One of the biggest trends in the food and drink sector today is the increase in healthy foodstuffs and nutraceuticals. James Hutton Limited can provide a range of services and products to support the continued development of these. From advise on sourcing different varieties of fruit and vegetables or analysing foodstuffs for a range of nutrition and health components such as polyphenols, anthocyanins and beta-glucans, to helping food and drink companies make the most of waste streams or minimise environmental impact from production. James Hutton Limited can provide invaluable support in a wide range of sustainability areas and can also assist in identifying the key environmental, social and economic impacts influencing your supply chain.
James Hutton Limited can offer a vast range of specialist microscopy services which provide a number of advantages to the food and drink industry such as identifying foreign bodies in foodstuffs and monitoring a range of contaminants, including heavy metals in a wide range of products.
With mounting industry pressure to provide full traceability for all products. James Hutton Limited also provides a range of analytical methods to establish products as the genuine article - or not.
Services for Food & Drink
These are just some examples of the work we can do for the food and drink sector. Please browse our Services for a fuller list:
- Microbial testing
- Testing for pathogens on fruit and vegetables
- Sourcing or developing new soft fruit, vegetable or cereal crop varieties
- Lipid Analysis
- Reducing the use of pesticides and fertilisers
- Trueness to Type