Press release

PerkinElmer Expands Food Testing Offerings with New Meat & Olive NIR Analyzer

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, a global leader committed to innovating for a healthier world,
today announced that it has launched the DA 6200™ NIR analyzer, which
will help meat and olive processors to conduct quality and process
control more accurately, easily and quickly.

The DA 6200 broadens PerkinElmer’s advanced portfolio of food testing
solutions, which spans from plant genetics, crop health and nutritional
and compositional testing, to adulteration and food fraud detection, as
well as pesticide, heavy metal and solvent analysis.

Fast, Accurate Results Bring Insights
The DA 6200 analyzer,
part of PerkinElmer’s Perten product offerings, is based on next
generation Diode Array Near-Infrared Transmission Spectroscopy (NIR)
technology, which in 30 seconds provides accurate test results of fat,
moisture and protein levels in a sample – as well as collagen, salt and
ash. This accuracy and speed also translate to very large, inhomogeneous

Using the DA 6200 analyzer, producers of sausage, ground meat or poultry
products will be able to get the highest yield from the incoming
unprocessed meat. In addition, they can improve consistency in
production and verify compliance with regulatory and brand standards for
quality of the final product.

Olive oil producers will leverage the analyzer to verify olive quality,
predict the potential yield of oil and optimize the oil extraction

Easy to Use, Portable and Flexible
Its compact size and
battery power option make the DA 6200 analyzer fully portable, allowing
flexibility in the production environment. Its intuitive touchpad screen
helps technicians and scientists generate clear, easy-to-read results.

The analyzer is also equipped with customized meat and olive product
calibrations designed to work across a range of product types,
eliminating the need for onsite collaboration development.

“With a world population of over
7.6 billion
, the number of people who need to be served by the
global food supply chain is constantly expanding,” said Greg Sears, vice
president and general manager, Food, Chromatography and Mass
Spectrometry, PerkinElmer. “It is critical that the food entering this
enormous and geographically dispersed market is safe, has nutritional
value and delivers on the ingredients and quality levels promised on its
labeling. PerkinElmer’s food testing solutions are helping customers
meet these demands and the new DA 6200 analyzer enables meat and olive
producers to further enhance their quality and process control efforts.”

For more information on the DA 6200 analyzer, click here
or stop by PerkinElmer for a demo at IFFA, May 4-9, 2019 (Stand: A81;
Hall: 9.1), in Frankfurt, Germany, and Expoliva 2019, May 15-18, 2019,
in Jaén, Spain (Stand: #35; Hall: Carpa Galapago).

About PerkinElmer
PerkinElmer enables scientists,
researchers and clinicians to address their most critical challenges
across science and healthcare. With a mission focused on innovating for
a healthier world, we deliver unique solutions to serve the diagnostics,
life sciences, food and applied markets. We strategically partner with
customers to enable earlier and more accurate insights supported by deep
market knowledge and technical expertise. Our dedicated team of 12,500
employees worldwide is passionate about helping customers work to create
healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the
wellbeing and longevity of people globally. The Company reported revenue
of approximately $2.8 billion in 2018, serves customers in more than 150
countries, and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Additional
information is available through 1-877-PKI-NYSE, or at