We can perform a range of non-routine tests to support your specific needs. We regularly undertake sensitive detection tests, shelf life testing and trend analysis. If you have any issues or concerns and would like information on how microbiology testing can help, please contact us for advice.
SMS can undertake sensitive detection tests to prevent spoilage by bacteria known as Alicyclobacillus. These bacteria can cause serious problems in fruit-based drinks because some strains are capable of producing a distinctive and powerful chemical taint and they are difficult to control once present in the processing environment.