Food & Drink

In the food and drink sector, lipids in the form of oils and fats have a pivotal effect on the taste, stability, mouthfeel and nutritional content of an enormous range of products.

Mylnefield Lipid Analysis can draw on a pool of expertise in extracting and analysing lipids from an extensive range of foodstuffs including breads, oat products, fish oils, meats, egg & dairy products, gourmet oils and frying oils. We offer a wide range of services including:

  • Method development for lipid extractions

  • Stability storage trials.

  • Oxidative stability measurements (anisidine and peroxide values)

  • Nutritional quality assessment:

    • Fatty acid profiling.

    • Triacylglycerol analysis, including position-2 analysis.

    • Conjugated diene analysis.

    • Measurement of trans fatty acid content.

    • Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) analysis.

    • β carotene, tocopherol, cholesterol and other sterol content.

    • Omega-3 determination

We would also be delighted to work with you to develop a custom lipid analysis tailored to your specific business requirements.

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Quantifying LC-PUFA in Fish Oil Concentrates and Algal Oils – Choosing the Correct Method