Where do we stand in September?

IFBM ring trial values and GlycoSpot’s contribution.

Quality control in food production.

Quality control in food production is not only about rectifying defects in finished products. Key parameters that define the performance of food raw materials, like the amylase activity in malted barley, are of great importance to malthouses, breweries and distilleries. At GlycoSpot, we have developed a range of malt specific amylase test methods, that set a new standard for ease of use in the laboratory. Ease of use is great as it contributes to a better working environment, but we are well aware that content rules. In this case, content equals method accuracy and standard variation.
GlycoSpot takes great pride in attending international ring trials. In the past we have done this occasionally but going forward we will join the monthly ring trials organized by IFBM, MAPS and VLB around Europe.

GlycoSpot is spot on.

The results confirmed, what we already knew. We understand content and deliver highly accurate measurements.

Diastatic power:

Sample A:
We reported 260 WK and the sample were assigned a value of 251 WK. This gives us a tolerance score of 0.30.
The Tolerance for this round was 30,13 WK.
Based on the tolerance score we ranked (tied with 3 other labs)  #9 out of 25 participants

Sample B:
We reported 244 WK and the sample were assigned a value of 249,5 WK. This gives us a tolerance score of -0.18.
The Tolerance for this round was 29,94 WK.
Based on the tolerance score we ranked (tied with 3 other labs)  #7 out of 25 participants

Alpha-amylase:

Sample A:
We reported 57 DU and the sample were assigned a value of 58 DU. This gives us a tolerance score of -0,14.
The Tolerance for this round was 7 DU.
Based on the tolerance score we ranked (tied with 3 other labs)  #2 out of 11 participants

Sample B:
We reported 58 DU and the sample were assigned a value of 59,6 DU. This gives us a tolerance score of -0,23. The Tolerance for this round was 7 DU.
Based on the tolerance score we ranked (tied with 4 other labs)  #2 out of 11 participants

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