The application department provides sophisticated and highly diversified equipment for analyzing the ingredient properties marketed by Armor Proteines. The texturometer, the rheometer, the particle sizer, the scanning electron microscope, the UPLC, and the calcium analyzer are used to characterize the products. To perform sensory evaluations, Armor Proteines has a panel of tasters and a specific software that analyzes the results. Finally, in order to make finished products to test the ingredients, the application department has industrial equipment at the pilot scale. It can also access pilot centers of the different R&D departments of the Group as well as the external laboratories of the university technical centers.