Chemical and Nutritional Analysis

Reliable and representative determination of the relevant nutrients is the requirement for correct nutrient labelling. We advise you on the selection of suitable analysis available, calculate the nutritional values and help you with correct labelling.

Test parameters:

Protein

  • Fat
  • Moisture
  • Ash
  • Carbohydrates
  • Fiber – Crude
  • Fiber – Dietary
  • Gluten
  • Acidity
  • Energy
  • Sodium

Specialist chemistry testing

  • Cholesterol
  • Fatty acids profile; Omega 3, Omega 6
  • Sugar profiles
  • Trans fatty acids
  • Antioxidant Capacity
  • Polyphenol
  • Phytochemicals
  • And others

Vitamins

Vitamins are analysed at all levels from premixes and supplements through to fortified and natural finished products.

Vitamins we routinely test include:

  • Water-soluble vitamins
    • Vitamin B1 (thiamin)
    • Vitamin B2 (riboflavin)
    • Vitamin B3 (niacin)
    • Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid)
    • Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)
    • Vitamin B7 (biotin)
    • Vitamin B9 (folic acid)
    • Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin)
    • Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)
  • Fat-soluble vitamins
    • Vitamin A
    • Vitamin D

Minerals

Macro-minerals include the following metals

  • calcium
  • magnesium
  • potassium
  • sodium

and the following non-metals

  • chloride
  • phosphorus
  • sulphur

Essential trace elements include the following substances:

  • chromium
  • cobalt
  • copper
  • fluoride
  • iodine
  • iron
  • manganese
  • molybdenum
  • selenium
  • zinc
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