Food Engineering
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Portable spectrometer

September 10, 2013

SPECTRAL EVOLUTION SM-3500A non-destructive tool for the analysis for beef characteristics, the SPECTRAL EVOLUTION SM-3500 field portable spectrometer identifies the moisture, protein and fat content of raw and processed meat. It also detects and quantifies adulterants in frozen or thawed ground beef; measures the effects of storage time and temperature on chicken breast tenderness; predicts the sensory characteristics of lamb for sorting by quality; and analyzes the chemical composition of meat for nutritional guides.