Ground Spices

Sensegood spectrophotometer for color measurement and quality control in ground and mixed spices

It is important to maintain a quality of spice color to achieve desired appealing food texture. Customer is not willing to buy too dull or too bright colored spices. As spices get older, they lose their aroma especially in the influence of temperature or sunlight. Dull colored spices are not preferable as they are perceived as with less aromatic oils. While on the other hand, bright colored spices create doubts of adulteration in consumer’s mind. Supplying right colored spice is the market’s demand driven necessity.

Sensegood spectrophotometer is analytical color measurement instrument that is widely accepted in the industry and research fraternity for reliability. From raw material to final product, it comprehensively evaluates the color attributes of various samples, including solids, liquids, powders and pastes. Large viewing area (sensor’s field of view) and rotating sample platform averages out sample and produces accurate repeatable color attributes. As a result, color measurement consistency can be maintained and quality standards can be met with less waste, time, and effort.

Using Sensegood spectrophotometer, you can maintain color quality of mixed spices (masala) or independent whole or ground spices like: Turmeric, ginger, chili, asafetida (hing), black pepper, garlic powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, cumin, clove, coriander, to name a few.

Sensegood spectrophotometer is very useful in maintaining the color quality of mixtures of spices for masala manufacturers. Inconsistent color of final mixed spice indicates that the ingredient quality and quantity is not consistent which results in taste inconsistencies and ultimately customer dissatisfaction. To build and maintain a brand of repute; product’s consistency is one of the most important parameter to be addressed.

Benefits of using Sensegood Spectrophotometer for color measurement in spices:
  • Supply right colored spice mix
  • Assists in color based grading and sorting of raw spices
  • Process gets standardized, eliminate off colored product going to the market
  • Using brightness or dullness measurement you can estimate the shelf life
  • You can manage your sales, which lot to sell first based on estimated shelf life
  • Spice delivered in right color leads to customer satisfaction which increases loyal customers base
  • Create right proportion of spices
  • Assists at every level, from right colored ingredient selection to the batch wise consistent final product manufacturing
  • Scientific approach to the production leads to improved market acceptability