The importance of rheology

Jo Baker-Perrett, Food Scientist

Jo Baker-Perrett highlights the importance of measuring viscosity and viscoelasticity which contribute to the consumer’s acceptability of food and impact on processes (e.g. during pumping of an ingredient), and discusses how viscometers and rheometers are used to measure these properties.

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Jo Baker-Perrett

About Jo Baker-Perrett

Jo is leader of the Food and Drink Microstructure section of the Product Innovation Department. Jo's main roles include product assessment, with a focus on the physical properties of food products and ingredient functionality.

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