​How To Use a Handheld Penetrometer

Mar 26th 2019

The firmness of fruit is one of the most widely used parameters in testing its maturity, together with measuring the fruits sugar content using refractometers. Handheld penetrometers are ideal for on-the-go ripeners measuring fruit firmness in the field or in the lab! While many understand the use of a penetrometer, one of the most commonly asked questions by customers is, “How do we use this thing?

To best explain how to use our most popular handheld penetrometer, the FT 327, we’ve developed a video demonstration.