AOCS is proud to recognize the top performers of the Laboratory Proficiency Program (LPP). LPP Award Winners are among the top 10% of analysts in their LPP series. We commend them for their dedication to conducting rigorous analyses in the lab.
AAK in Louisville, KY, specializes in plant-based oils that are the value-adding ingredients in many of the products people love to consume. They are this months featured LPP awardees. James Houghton, Research Chemist at AAK, is an AOCS Approved Chemist in the edible fats category.
“Having the ability to compare LPP results with our industry peers has been a long-term asset for our lab'" he says. "Internally, the LPP results help to confirm our process and externally we are able to better show our customers our Commitment to producing the most accurate and consistent results possible.”