News

Siloxanes in biogas gas from landfill waste

Siloxanes in biogas gas from landfill waste

The generation of electricity from land fill is of increasing interest as a form of renewable energy to be used on site or sold to grid. However, siloxanes found in cosmetics, shampoos and a host of consumer products as well as industrial products make their way into land-fill and can cause considerable damage to power […]

Reducing sugar in fruit juices

Reducing sugar in fruit juices

There has been a great amount of pressure on the drinks industry to reduce sugar in drinks. Focus has been on fruit juices that are perceived to be a healthy option amongst the sugary drinks. Sugar plays an important technical role as it contributes to the sweetness of a product and plays other roles such […]

Jinan Hanon Instruments acquires controlling interest in Imspex Diagnostics Ltd

IMSPEX Press Release 26th September 2016 IMSPEX Diagnostics Ltd and Jinan Hanon Instruments Ltd announce the acquisition of a strategic controlling interest by the Chinese company in the Welsh technology start-up. Undisclosed consideration representing a several times multiplier on IMSPEX’s initial funding round Significant return for IMSPEX investors, plus involvement in business going forward Access […]

Protein shakes and their flavours

Protein shakes and their flavours

Protein shakes have become popular with gym-goers, but what is the purpose of these shakes? Protein are fundamental nutrients for the body, they form one of the building blocks of tissue and serve as a fuel source. During weight training small tears occur in the muscle, so after exercise by consuming these shakes, the readily available protein […]

Fortified breakfast cereals and their taste

Fortified breakfast cereals and their taste

While enjoying a bowl of cereal in the morning and gazing at the cereal box, you would notice the phrase ‘fortified with vitamins and minerals.’  This means our cereals are enriched with nutrients such as riboflavin, iron, thiamine and folic acid. Addition of these nutrients allows us to meet our daily dietary recommendations of these […]

UK AD & Biogas 2016 Presentation

UK AD & Biogas 2016 Presentation

After our successful attendance at UK AD & BIogas 2016, the Presentation by Dr Emma Brodrick is now available to read and download. Covering topics: Siloxanes profiling of a landfill site Continuous monitoring of an anaerobic digester plant Click here, and follow slides 158-174. For more details on the topics or if you have any […]

Reducing fats with oils in cakes & biscuits

Reducing fats with oils in cakes & biscuits

Reducing fats with oils in cakes & biscuits Focus in the food and beverage industry has been on creating products that are healthier and better for our general wellbeing.   Fat has always been seen as bad for us however we should be reducing the amount of saturated fats in our diets. For baked goods reducing fat […]