BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

  • Analytica Alimentaria guarantees the quality and reliability of analyses with a 2 million euro investment

    Analytica Alimentaria guarantees the quality and reliability of analyses with a 2 million euro investment

    The year 2021 has not been easy for Analytica Alimentaria either. Thanks to its great innovative strength and a significant team effort, the company has made this year a success. The latest technology for fast, safe and independent food analyses: "Food analytics is complex. There is a wide range of potentially hazardous residues in fruits and vegetables, whether contaminants, pesticides, or pathogens. By developing new methods and investing in high-tech machinery, we significantly improve food safety in the changing global fruit and vegetable market and strengthen our competitive… Read more

  • Analytica Alimentaria joins in the celebration of World Down Syndrome Day

    Analytica Alimentaria joins in the celebration of World Down Syndrome Day

    ANALYTICA ALIMENTARIA joins in the celebration of World Down Syndrome Day, reiterating its commitment to inclusion, awareness, and recognition of the immense value that dversitiy brings to society. It is a perfect opportunity to thank its community at the Down Syndrome Association of Almeria (Asalsido) for the guidance, professionalism, and human warmth throughout the journey we have traveled together for our Workplace Inclusion Project. Read more

  • Food controls protect us all

    Food controls protect us all

    During the visit, Federal Chancellor candidate Olaf Scholz commented: "We must better protect citizens from harmful residues in food". To achieve this, he said that food safety companies that have been combining know-how with future-proof technology for many years should be promoted. "The food analysis laboratory in Kleinmachnow is a good example of a successful family-owned company that is keeping up with innovations in the globalised world market. This also strengthens the region's economy and creates good jobs," said Scholz. Analytica Alimentaria is a medium-sized company located in… Read more

  • Simultaneous detection of 569 residues in fruits and vegetables by a GC- & LC-QQQ+QTOF MS combination technique

    Simultaneous detection of 569 residues in fruits and vegetables by a GC- & LC-QQQ+QTOF MS combination technique

    ANALYTICA ALIMENTARIA's expertise in food safety is based on highly experienced staff members, highly advanced concepts, and state-of-the-art equipment. Without innovative solutions, however, future challenges cannot be overcome. As part of Analytica's long-term research strategy, we have introduced a technology into the routine analyses - for pesticides and contaminants - which ensures the long-term quality of analysis and opens perspectives for the tomorrow's food safety landscape: simultaneous detection of 569 residues in fruits and vegetables by a GC- & LC-QQQ+QTOF MS combination… Read more

  • Fredrik J√∂nsson joins Analytica Alimentaria

    Fredrik Jönsson joins Analytica Alimentaria

    With optimism and excitement, we would like to announce the beginning of a new stage in the evolution of ANALYTICA ALIMENTARIA, led by the new member of the management team, CEO, Fredrik J√∂nsson. Fredrik joins the company to bring his knowledge as Master of Science in Business Administration (University of Lund, Sweden) and MBA (Univeristy of Chicago) and his more than 15 years of experience in the management of international companies in the food chain services sector. The decision to look for a CEO is the natural outcome of a strategy initiated more than 2 years ago, when the… Read more

  • Cetrimonium chloride, pesticide or contaminant?

    Cetrimonium chloride, pesticide or contaminant?

    In April 2020, the Chemical and Veterinary Investigation Office (CVUA) Stuttgart published test results from 2019 for residues and contaminants in fruit. In addition to the expected "typical" pesticide findings, a maximum level exceedance for the substance cetrimonium chloride was also reported in grapes from Brazil. What is cetrimonium chloride? From a chemical point of view, cetrimonium chloride belongs to the quaternary ammonium compounds family (QACs), just like benzalkonium chloride. QACs have surface-active properties, which means that they can be used as biocides for… Read more

  • Analytica Alimentaria launches new website and would love for you to take a look!

    Analytica Alimentaria launches new website and would love for you to take a look!

    The goal of the new ANALYTICA ALIMENTARIA website is to express how important it is for everyone to have peace of mind in food consumption. The company also wants to highlight the values that hopes will help to achieve this goal and to continue to provide great service to its clients. Analytica Alimentaria hopes the new website will help you get to know the company better. Please reach out with feedback or to let us know about any of your food safety needs. Read more

  • Analytica Alimentaria protection measures for CoVid-19

    Analytica Alimentaria protection measures for CoVid-19

    Esteemed customers and providers, We hope you are well and can continue being active in the food safety service, including in this very particular and difficult situation caused by the Coronavirus crisis. We are known as a reliable service provider in the field of food safety, and we feel committed not only to our clients coming from private industry, but also to consumers and, thereby, public institutions. This is the reason that in the past we have maintained a constructive relationship of complete confidence. Read more

  • Etephon degradation in grapes

    Etephon degradation in grapes

    Ethephon (2-chloroethylphosphonic acid), is an ethylene-releasing agent used as growth regulator and ripening agent for many crops. For table grapes, Ethephon is mainly used to accelerate the ripening process and to improve the color uniformity in red varieties. The European Commission has fixed the residue concentration at 1.00 mg/kg, but some retailers set own limits of e.g. 1/3 of the MRL. Mediterranean growers, cannot comply with the 1/3 of EU MRL, despite the fact that they strictly adhere to the recommended application doses and the pre-harvest intervals established in the framework of… Read more

  • Early detection of Cucurbitacin in commercial varieties

    Early detection of Cucurbitacin in commercial varieties

    Cucurbitacin is a toxin generated naturally in species of the Cucurbitaceae family. The chains of supermarkets register claims on the part of the consumers when detecting bitter flavor in pumpkins and zucchini, even after their cooking. High doses of consumption can cause food poisoning. The most serious case occurred in Germany with the death of a man by eating zucchini. Read more