Consumers are demanding more from the foods they eat than mere sustenance. In keeping up with busy lifestyles, there is increasing demand for foods that are not only convenient, with extended shelf-life, but also nutritious. Additionally, food manufacturers are attempting to differentiate their brands and products on the basis of flavor and health-giving properties.
Waters technologies allow food researchers to better characterize foods, identifying components and defining functional properties with speed, efficiency and accuracy. Waters UPLC/MS/MS and UPLC/QToF MS systems along with advanced software tools allow for the comprehensive analysis of food and food packaging materials.