Shares in AIM-listed technology group Elektron Technology rose slightly after the company announced it had launched a wireless food safety monitoring device.
The company reported that the device, called 'Checkit', would enable restaurants and food outlets to monitor food temperature, storage status and humidity while avoiding the need for relying on manual checks.
John Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of Elektron Technology, commented: "With the recent heightened concern around food safety and hygiene, restaurants and food businesses simply cannot afford to take risks with food safety monitoring.
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"Our Checkit solution helps businesses analyse and manage these risks, providing them with real-time data collection, analysis, reporting and alerts."
Elektron Technology's share price was up 1.85% to 13.75p at 13:37 on Tuesday.
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