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User-friendly database facilitates stress-free R&D

User-friendly database facilitates stress-free R&D
December 08
14:54 2015

Visitors to the Prospector® booth at Fi Europe were able to discover how the innovative search engine can speed up their R&D processes significantly. The global database, which is also accessible via app for iOS and Android devices, covers ingredients for all kinds of food products and dietary supplements.

Prospector_Monitor_300dpiContaining technical information on more than 70,000 ingredients across 80 product categories from hundreds of suppliers, the free of charge Prospector® search engine is incredibly easy and time-saving for manufacturers to use. Whether searching via the Prospector®  website or app, users can find ingredients rapidly, and at the same time access comprehensive additional information such as technical datasheets, safety information, certification details and starter formulations. Aimed at speeding up the search for ingredients and accelerating the R&D process, the database is kept up to date by UL’s experts so that users can be sure the information is always current.
“Flexibility is a key factor for successful innovation, whether it’s part of our everyday working life or during product development. Nowadays, people want solutions which are easy and spontaneously accessible while they are travelling, in meetings or working from home,” explains Jill Frank, Food Industry Champion, UL Information & Insights. “The Prospector® app is the answer to these demands and provides the same reliable service as our website.”

Prospector_iPhone_300dpiUL (Underwriters Laboratories) has been the world leader in product safety for more than 100 years. Founded in 1894, the company now certifies, validates, tests, inspects, audits, advises and trains.

Prospector® is a global search engine and comprehensive database for raw materials and ingredients for many industries. Specifically for the food and beverage industry, it contains more than 70,000 ingredients from thousands of suppliers.

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