Analyzing Frozen Desserts

The Frozen Dessert Center at Babcock Hall offers a wide range of analytical services. We provide the following comprehensive tests:

  • Ice crystal size distribution
  • Air cell size distribution
  • Melt-down rate
  • Microscopy
  • Freezing point depression (differential scanning calorimetry)
  • Shelf-life studies
  • Mix viscosity
  • Total milk fat determination (Babcock method)
  • Moisture/Total Solids
  • pH
  • Microbial analysis