Knowing how long your product retains its integrity is a vital element for ensuring your success in the food industry.
Northland Laboratories combines a team of shelf-life experts who have extensive experience using the full range of FDA, USDA and other proven research tools with environmentally-controlled chambers to deliver quality and accuracy you can depend on. We make sure we understand the objectives and uses for testing outcomes before we begin to make sure your project delivers meaningful results.
We offer two primary types of Research & Development Testing:
Shelf Life Studies
Our experts will help you design studies to accurately document product failure rates, giving you a clear understanding of your products’ shelf life.
Our Challenge Studies serve important functions:
- Ascertaining the susceptibility of food products to grow spoilage organisms or pathogens
- Validating kill steps that target organisms in processes
Our skilled scientists know how to design, execute and analyze challenge studies to ensure your results are conclusive.