Shelf Life Studies

Do you need help determining the shelf life of your food product?

NSF-GFTC has significant experience in measuring shelf life of food products.

Whether you need to determine the shelf life of a new product, need to conduct ongoing shelf life studies to comply with food safety and quality standards or if you want to confirm the effects of shelf life extension strategies, NSF-GFTC can help.

We provide 3rd party objectivity and are able to test various food products in controlled environments as well as conduct suitable analysis to help you define the shelf life of the product.   Each shelf life study is tailored for your specific product and project requirements. 

NSF-GFTC has the following controlled environments for shelf life studies:

  • High oxygen
  • High temperature
  • High humidity
  • Refrigeration
  • Frozen
  • Ambient
  • UV light
  • Fluorescent light

NSF-GFTC can conduct the following analysis to determine product shelf life:

  • Sensory evaluation
  • Microbial analysis
  • Nutritional analysis
  • Texture analysis

To get started or for more information, contact gftc@gftc.ca or (519) 821-1246

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