Authenticity Testing

With the food industry increasingly subject to scrutiny, testing to ensure compliance with food safety regulations, protecting public health and supporting traceability is a must. As a leading provider of analysis and testing services to the global food and agricultural industries, we are constantly improving our methods and innovating in new ways in order to achieve a safer, higher quality, more sustainable and traceable food and beverage supply chain.

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  1. Fruit Juice Added Water
    An accredited analytical test using analysis of the stable isotope signature of oxygen is provided to verify labelling claims of fruit juices labelled as ‘not from concentrate.
  2. Fruit Juice Authenticity
    A suite of analytical tests, based on the principles of isotope ratio analysis, is provided to detect adulteration of fruit juices and concentrates with either sugars or syrups.
  3. Polyphosphates Testing
    To aid in the declaration of polyphosphates we have developed a test that detects the amount of 'added' phosphates in prawns, distinguishing between the naturally occurring levels of phosphates and the level of added phosphates. In prawns, monophosphate is naturally occurring, where as di-phosphate and tri-phosphate are not, therefore the detection of diphosphate and tri-phosphate in prawns would confirm the use of polyphosphates. This newly developed NMR (nuclear magnetic resonance) based in-house validated test can successfully differentiate between the different forms of phosphates in prawns

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