Food Analysis
January 2022

NMR in the Detection of Coffee Adulteration

The global trade in coffee beans is extremely valuable, being worth billions of dollars. Coffee has been one of the world’s most popular beverages for decades, and its popularity is on the rise. There is a high potential for financial gain in the coffee bean market, and this has resulted in some coffee traders taking unscrupulous measures to elevate profit margins.

Food Authenticity Podcast Ep7 - Honey

The long-term economic and environmental impact of honey fraud is widely recognized, with trade bodies, honey producers, and governments worldwide working to address this pressing issue via a combination of regulatory frameworks, analytical solutions, and collaborative approaches. This podcast features two experts in honey fraud from Bruker Biospin - Thomas Spengler, the Director of Market Management of Food Feed Beverages, and Lea Heintz, the Product Manager for the company’s NMR FoodScreener platform.

Olive Oil – Original or fake?

We use it almost daily in the kitchen - olive oil. Have you ever thought of if the oil you are using is really from the country stated on the label or what is really inside of it?

A recent review published in Food Control, confirms that the most common infringement in the olive oil industry is the adulteration of olive oil with blends of other vegetable oils, including the addition of deodorized oil. Another growing issue for the industry is false labeling, i.e. labeling oil as a protected designation of origin (PDO) product, whose olives were in fact harvested outside of the country that is on the label.


Bruker has been working hard on a solution… Stay tuned our solution will Coming soon!