Chemical Analysis of Foods

Chemical analysis is a vital component of every quality management system.
We determine the composition of your food, including the additives that have been used and any contaminants that are present; we check food law relevant parameters and make an assessment of your products.

Food groups

  • Convenience products
  • Dairy products
  • Delicatessen products
  • Fats and oils
  • Meat and fish products
  • Beverages, wine and spirits
  • Cereals, breads and pastries, preserved food
  • Fruit, vegetables, herbs and spices
  • Chocolate and confectionary
  • Frozen foods

Our range of services:

Tests based on the following parameters

  • Nutrient value analysis (e.g. water, ash, fat, protein, fibre)
  • Fibre (e.g. soluble, insoluble, inulin)
  • Sugar spectrum (e.g. glucose, fructose, saccharose, lactose)
  • Preservatives (e.g. sorbic acid, benzoic acid, propionic acid, phB ester)
  • Minerals and trace elements (e.g. calcium, magnesium, iodine)
  • Vitamins and their derivatives (e.g. vitamin B12, vitamin D3, vitamin K)
  • Contaminants and all types of residue
  • Identification of foreign bodies
  • Preparative-gravimetric determination

The following techniques are used in the above tests

Application

  • Enzymatics
  • GC-MS/MS
  • HPLC-TEA
  • LC-MS
  • UV/VIS spectroscopy
  • Scanning electron microscopy
  • Microscopy
  • AAS, ICP-AES

These tests are based on recognised analysis methods according to Section 35 LMBG, DIN Ph.Eur.3, DFG, IFU, AOAC, Codex Alimentarius.

Contact:

SGS INSTITUT FRESENIUS GmbH
Im Maisel 14
D-65232 Taunusstein
t +49 6128 744 - 215
f +49 6128 744 - 9203
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Locations in Berlin, Stockach and Taunusstein