A new article in the IFT’s Food Technology Magazine, “Not the Sound of Silence” by Neil H. Mermelstein, discusses how food scientists are using sound in their research and food product development. The article highlights the TA.XTPlus and the Acoustic Envelope Detector as examples of specialized tools that researchers use to collect food product sound data and analyze it.

Read the article here:

http://www.ift.org/food-technology/past-issues/2013/december/columns/foodsafetyquality.aspx

To read more about food product sound measurement, please see the following posts on our blog:

Measuring the noise of crustiness

Sound and video in confectionery product testing

Using acoustics and force to measure bead crustiness