food testing


Basic analysis for start-ups

Nurtitional, microbiological, shelf-life & microbial stability :

The following services fulfil the most basic testing requirements for you products.

Nutritional analysis

Required to assess nutritional values of product;
Energy Values, Protein, Carbohydrate (of which sugars), Fat (of which saturates, mono and polyunsaturates), Sodium, Dietary Fibre.
£150.00 per sample (£180.00 including VAT)

Nutritional analysis (pet food)

Required to assess nutritional values of pet food product;
Protein, Fat, Ash and Crude Fibre
£55.00 per sample (£66.00 including VAT)

Microbiological analysis

Required to assess microbiological safety of product;
Total count, Coliforms, E coli, Staph aureus, Mould and Yeast, Salmonella and Listeria.
£50.00 per sample (£60.00 including VAT)

Shelf life

Required to assess shelf life of product;
Product stored as required / needed. Microbiological is Analysis (As in 3) is repeated at middle and end of anticipated shelf life. This enables confirmation of microbiological safety throughout shelf life.
£150.00 per sample (£180.00 including VAT)

Microbial activity

Required to assess microbial stability of product;
Dry ambient products microbial stability (Water Activity)
Cost £50.00 per sample (£60.00 including VAT)
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Ambient sauce microbial stability & safety (CIMSCEE Test)

Required to assess microbial stability of product;
Total Solids, Salt, Sugar, Volatile Acid, pH
£65.00 per sample (£78.00 including VAT)

Useful information:

  • Simply order online and we'll email you a sample submission form with full instructions on how to submit your product sample for analysis.
  • Turnaround is 12 - 14 working days. (Shelf-life analysis is longer).
  • Discounts available for multiple samples and/or contract analysis.
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