Food cooking or reheating instructions

Food cooking or reheating instructions

Food cooking or reheating instructions allow consumers to heat a pre-prepared food product so that it is both microbiologically safe and offers optimum sensory quality. Developing instructions that allow this is not straightforward. But Campden BRI has a wealth of experience and knowledge for both microwave and conventionally heated product that might be configured and packaged in many different ways. Amongst the equipment and services available are:

Microwave heating:

  • Over 50 ovens with power ratings from 450 to 2000W
  • Fibre optic thermometry for continuous temperature measurement
  • Thermal imaging for locating hot and cold spots
  • Off-site calibration service against IEC 60705:2015

Conventional heating:

  • Commercial and domestic gas, electric and fan-assisted ovens
  • Commercial and domestic gas and electric hobs and grills
  • Deep-fat fryers and steamers
  • Thermocouple temperature profiling
  • Off-site calibration for ovens, grills and hobs

In addition, we offer consultancy and advice on packaging and on product formulation and development.

Key services

Heat process validation

Heat process validation

Many factors affect the amount of heat delivered, the product it contains, and the degree of mixing during the process.

Pilot plant facilities

Pilot plant facilities

Food and drink pilot plant facilities, covering over 3000m2

Thermal processing

Thermal processing

Thermal processing is at the centre of food preservation .

Food product development

Food product development

Developing new food and drink products is a complex process, we can help across the full range of food types.

Cooking or reheating instructions

Cooking or reheating instructions

Knowledge and expertise for microwave and conventionally heated products

New technologies services and information

New technologies services and information

Exploring new and emerging process technologies for industry use

Pilot plant (on-line)

Pilot plant (on-line)

Develop new products, analyze existing processes and try out ideas

Pet food product development

Pet food product development

All our services are available to support the pet food industry

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Product development training courses

Explore our product development related courses including; New product development and HACCP in new product development

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Where we refer to UKAS Accreditation

The Campden BRI group companies listed below are both accredited in accordance with the recognised International Standard ISO17025:2017 by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The accreditation demonstrates technical competence for a defined scope of methods, specific to each site, as detailed in the schedules of accreditation bearing the testing laboratory number. The schedules may be revised from time to time and reissued by UKAS. The most recent issue of the schedules are available from the UKAS website www.ukas.com

Campden BRI (Chipping Campden) Limited is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 1079 Campden BRI (Nutfield) is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 1207

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