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Riseholme College has a dedicated team within the Food faculty providing two principal services for businesses - cooking verification and cooking instruction generation.

Our high standard, independent, strictly regulated protocol can;

  • Meet your due diligence requirements
  • Fast service response
  • Enhance quality
  • Identify potential problems
  • Provide consistent, replicable, results

Find out more below:

Cooking Verification

Verify that your cooking instructions are valid, by putting them through a stringently controlled series of tests with calibrated and controlled equipment.

Ensures that your products core temperature is reaching the required target, providing due diligence and confidence that your customer is receiving the quality you intended.

Our protocol ensures that the tests are conducted within strictly controlled guidelines.

  • All equipment is calibrated and subject to regular verification tests.
  • Samples are evaluated to ensure that they meet the correct tolerances prior to the commencement of the test.
  • Photographic records are taken after cooking.
  • Full continuous multi-channel temperature profiling during all tests, giving the ability to graph the results.
  • Dedicated and trained cooking instruction staff.
  • Organaleptic assessment.

Cooking Instruction Generation

Unsure of the best cooking time and temperature for your product?

We’ll take the strain by conducting a series of tests to establish the optimum combination of time and temperature.

Our experienced staff will use their skill and knowledge, combined with a strict protocol to test various temperature / time parameters. Once they have established the parameters these will be verified with a further set of tests.

Our protocol ensures that the tests are conducted within strictly controlled guidelines.

  • All equipment is calibrated and subject to regular verification tests.
  • Samples are evaluated to ensure that they meet the correct tolerances prior to the commencement of the test.
  • Photographic records are taken before and after cooking, including a thermal image to ensure that the positioning of the probes has been correct.
  • Full continuous multi-channel temperature profiling during all tests, giving the ability to graph the results.
  • Dedicated and trained cooking instruction staff.
  • Organaleptic assessment.

Test Types

Standard: A number of assessments to establish the optimum cooking time / temperature combination followed by two full verification tests

Enhanced: A number of assessments to establish the optimum cooking time / temperature combination followed by a customer-specified number of verification tests usually three-five.

Our Service

  • Strictly confidential
  • Fast turn around time
  • Customer prescribed parameters
  • Strictly monitored protocol
  • All equipment calibrated to UKAS standard
  • Organalyptic assessment
  • Continuous temperature profiling through the test
  • Comprehensive report.

SERVICE LEVELS

We offer three different service levels to suit your financial or time constrains.

Standard: Seven day response from receipt of samples

Rapid Response: Three - five day response time from receipt of samples

48 Hour: 48 hour response time from receipt of samples.

Our Equipment

  • Conventional cooking - gas, electric and fan assisted
  • Microwave – all domestic powers
  • Thermal imagery
  • Thermocouple temperature profiling
  • Fibre optic thermometry
  • Calibrated equipment.

The report

A detailed report with photographs and individual temperature charts for each test are emailed upon completion of the testing.

Pricing

We have a comprehensive pricing structure that allows the customer to select the appropriate level of service for their requirements.

Discounts are available for multiple product testing and contract work.

Please get in touch to discuss your requirements.

Make an Enquiry

To make an enquiry, please contact the Food Verification team using the following contact details or submit the form below.

Email: foodverification@bishopburton.ac.uk

Telephone: 01964 775056

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