Shelf-Life Testing

NSF offers controlled environments, conducts suitable analyses and performs auxiliary testing to define shelf life.

NSF can determine the shelf life of a new product, conduct ongoing shelf-life testing to comply with food safety and quality standards and confirm the effects of shelf-life extension strategies. Each shelf-life study is tailored for your specific product and project requirements

Controlled Environments

  • Ambient temperature
  • High temperature
  • High humidity
  • Refrigerated, frozen
  • High oxygen


  • Sensory
  • Microbial
  • Nutritional

Auxiliary Testing

  • Water activity
  • pH
  • Moisture
  • Color
  • Viscosity
  • Others, as required

To ensure the safety of your food or beverage product, we can assist with product reformulations, ingredient modifications, process improvements and packaging, as well as address other areas of concern.