FAQs about Shelf Life Testing Labs
1) How do I determine the shelf life of my product?
The shelf life of a product begins from the time the food is prepared or manufactured. The product's longevity is dependent on many factors including the types of ingredients, your manufacturing process, type of packaging, and how the food is stored.
2) How many samples do I need to send you for shelf life testing?
Length and frequency of sampling determines on many samples are necessary for the study.
3) How frequently should the product be tested during the shelf life study?
The frequency of testing is up to you. Ideally, it should be proportionate to the shelf life duration that you are testing.
4) Can I run an accelerated shelf life study on anything?
No, some products cannot handle the elevated conditions based on its innate qualities. For example, refrigerated products or products with a large amount of chocolate cannot sustain accelerated conditions.