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5 YEARS: IMPRINT ANALYTICS CELEBRATES

On June, 15th, 2018 the Technology Center Mittelburgenland (TZM) turned into a party location in red-gray. 150 invited guests, friends, relatives and partners of the company as well as renowned representatives from business, science and politics were present and...

Origin testing of regional cherries and apricots

Price authorities and food inspectors have controlled fruit stands throughout the Burgenland and took samples for origin testing. Background of the initiative is the suspicion, that fruits offered at these stands may be incorrectly declared as high-quality local...

Vanilla – lack of quality is a constant issue

Less than 1% of the most popular flavor worldwide comes from an authentic source - the vanilla orchid. Last year we reported from a powerful cyclone that had hit Madagascar, the most important vanilla exporter worldwide, and the impact on the vanilla supply. The...

Austria in China

  Imprint Analytics was part of the business delegation (appr. 180 participants) on the occasion of the official visit of Federal President Dr. Alexander Van der Bellen, Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and further members of the Austrian Federal Government as...

It´s about food safety

The safety of our food is a hot topic these days. A TV-report broadcasted yesterday clearly shows once again the insecurity that comes with this issue and how uncertain the consumers are – often rightly so. The consumer is facing a true jungle of quality labels,...

Tomatoes from Italy or China?

Tomatoes are very popular vegetables. Especially in the summertime they are available in stores in all shapes and colors. People not lucky to have their own tomatoes in the garden or balcony prefer to buy regional goods which are offered in huge varietes including...

Imprint Analytics promotes young female researchers

With the initiative FEMtech the Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT) supports women in research and technology and promotes equal opportunities in industrial and non-university-research. A part of this support refers to the opportunity of...

Lack of local grain

  In this business year in Austria grain was cultivated on a significantly smaller area than before. Extreme weather conditions like the early winter 2016, a very dry spring and a hot summer led to tremendous reduction of revenues. At least for rye Austria is not...

Lebensmittelcluster Partner

Imprint Analytics is partner of the Lebensmittelcluster Oberösterreich. This platform offers a network extending across the whole value chain in the food sector. Regular events give the opportunity to exchange information about current topics and challenges in the...

Wine-Time at Imprint Analytics

On August 24th, 2017 we were allowed to welcome a top-level expert group of the Austrian association of oenologists and wine researchers. A lively exchange on the topic securing authenticity and the challenges of the wine industry took place among the interested and...

Food e-Commerce – The challenge of authenticity

Online commerce gains vast market share, for both food and non-food products. However, the level of quality assurance and integrity can be questionable and there is an enhanced opportunity for producers of counterfeit products to make money on the back of unsuspecting...

Imprint goes to China

Insights around the 10th Chinese Soybean Research Conference in Beijing. As part of the Europe Soya delegation we had the opportunity to participate in the 1st China-Europe Soya Symposium and present our company at the 10th Chinese Soybean Research Conference in...

High nitrate pollution in ground water poses risk

Increased concentrations of nitrates in ground water in Burgenland were reported by various media last week. Also in Styria there are problematic regions in this respect. Nitrate is absorbed and used by plants as nitrogen source. The excess nitrates which are not...

Authenticity of coconut water: Super-juice or sugary-water?

Apart from coconut milk which is a thick liquid made from the flesh of fresh coconuts and can serve as healthy and creamy alternative to dairy products, also the clear liquid inside the coconut is now becoming very popular: Coconut water. Coconut water is rich in...

Counterfeiting: EUROPOL und EUIPO Report

The 2017 Situation Report on Counterfeiting and Piracy in the European Union prepared by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and EUROPOL has been currently released. It covers the topic of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) infringements throughout...

Born Global Champion

  Imprint Analytics GmbH was honoured with the BORN GLOBAL CHAMPION award for outstanding achievements in internationalizing the Austrian economy by the Austrian Economic Chamber (WKO). The awards are given to companies, which have rendered outstanding...

Strawberries: Sure with isotope analysis

What has been emerging as a trend in the last years has now got some routine and is straight on the way to become a matter of fact: The full transparency regarding the origin of products. Several scandals were necessary to raise the sensitivity of the consumers and...

Origin testing of regional strawberries

Price authorities and food inspectors have controlled fruit stands throughout the Burgenland and took samples for origin testing. Background of the initiative is the suspicion, that fruits especially strawberries offered at these stands may be incorrectly declared as...

Food retailers trust in Imprint Analytics

With Mercator as a further satisfied customer Imprint Analytics strengthens its role as a competent partner in the area of analytical origin assurance. It can be seen, that the testing of origin of fruits and vegetables by isotope analysis has arrived in the quality...

Imprint Analytics chosen as the competent partner

As a further pioneer among food retailers, Hofer trgovina (Slovenia) tests its offered local fresh products. Isotope analysis will be applied, in cooperation with Imprint Analytics GmbH, for the origin verification of various vegetable and fruit samples. Hofer...