Seaton Food Consultants offers a uniquely innovative and customized approach to product evaluation, supporting the food industry in the strategic development of new products and quality improvements. Manufacturers, foodservice operators and quality assurance companies benefit from our proprietary testing methods, in-depth analysis and reporting to ensure a high-quality, consistent product.
Everything we do utilizes Good Lab Practices to ensure reliability and repeatability of results, including full chain of control recording.
Physical Testing includes gathering information about all properties of an item, be it food or food related equipment or small wares. Based on the number of samples provided quantitative reporting can be delivered in addition to qualitative information.
This includes (but is not limited to):
- Complete physical dimensions
- Photographic depictions in multiple circumstances (frozen, heated, thawed, prepared, raw, etc)
Organoleptic Testing includes compiling a full sensory picture of a food item in any number of states (cooked, compiled in a sandwich, “as delivered”):
- Key Attribute Identification
- Flavor Mapping
Expert Sample Gathering — whether you need us to investigate product delivered to a store, or pluck something out of distribution or a grocery store, we have a team that can acquire samples globally (and deliver them just about anywhere) at your request.
Import/Export Services – if you need to deliver a sample overseas or receive a product to the US, our team can deliver where others fail.
Enhanced Reporting And Recommendations — Based on product evaluation we deliver an intense understanding of product performance in a comparative format highlighting key points of action. We are happy to make recommendations to support enhancements and problem solving.