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Microbiology


Our Offer

We offer specialist technical support and expertise in Microbiology to businesses throughout the UK. Dr Alan Edmondson and Chris Boothby have experience of providing consultancy in the following specialist areas:

  • Food Microbiology
  • Shelf-life Studies
  • Testing During Formulation of New Products
  • Water Testing
  • Routine Testing of Products and Investigation of Problems

We have state-of-the-art facilities and equipment including multidisciplinary biomedical sciences laboratories, which can be hired out subject to availability. This includes facilities necessary to undertake a wide variety of microbiological testing procedures.

Our Clients

We work closely with the Food Technology Advisory Service (FTAS) to deliver technical support to the region's food and drink SME's.

Consultancy projects have ranged from analysing the hygienic efficiency of mops and cleaning equipment to food testing, traceability of ingredients and analysis of bacteria levels.

Examples of clients we have worked for previously include:

  • Vileda
  • Herbs Unlimited
  • Bury Back Pudding Co
  • Seabrook Crisps
  • Wensleydale Cheese
  • La Dolce Italia Ltd
  • Brazilian Flavours
  • Just Puds

If you have a specific project you would like to discuss or, for general information about our consultancy services please contact the University Enterprise office on 0113 81 21904.