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Food Analysis

Food Analysis

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The GBA Quality Seal certifies quality assurance and transparency.

Our laboratories for food analysis offer all services and technology necessary for characterizing food products comprehensively and for evaluating them according to food regulations.

Our extensive array of analyses and consulting services include the following product groups:

Conventional and organic products:

  • Herbs and spices
  • Tea and tea-related products
  • Fruits and vegetables, cereals, cereal products, and bakery products
  • Fish and fishery products
  • Meat and meat products
  • Sweets, oil seeds, nuts, and dried fruits
  • Delicacies
  • Oils and fats
  • Canned food products
  • Food supplements
  • Drinking water and mineral water
  • Fruit juices and refreshment beverages

Our main operations in the field of food analysis in detail:

Chemical-physical analysis
  • Nutritional value (e.g. the Big 8, vitamins, minerals)
  • Additives (e.g. color additives, sweeteners, preservatives)
  • Residue (e.g. pesticides, veterinary medicinal products)
  • Contaminants (e.g. heavy metals, mycotoxins, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), MOSH/MOAH)
  • Irradiation, radioactivity
  • Product-specific analysis
Microbiological analysis
  • Examination of pathogenic germs (e.g. salmonellae, listeria monocytogenes, legionellae)
  • Hygienic parameters (e.g. Total Viable Count (TVC), enterobacteriacaea, yeasts, mold)
  • Stability studies, storage tests
  • Analysis of drinking water
Food hygiene
  • Hygiene consulting and training
  • Hygiene checks
Food law
  • Testing for general marketability
  • Declaration review
  • Consulting for questions about food law
  • Support in the creation of HACCP concepts, quality management systems, as well as upcoming IFS certifications and audits.

Our technical equipment and staff expertise enables, comprehensive, high-quality processing of your samples and on-time delivery.

Our technical equipment and staff expertise enable comprehensive, high-quality processing of your samples and on-time delivery. All services are provided in accordance to DIN EN ISO/ICE 17025:2008 (DAkkS Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle GmbH). You can find more details about our labs' accreditation and authorization in the field of foodstuff analysis, as well as our certificates of accreditation, in the download section.

In the field of food analysis, the GBA Group guarantees fast and reliable transportation and analysis of your samples. Before your samples arrive, questions and uncertainties will be clarified, so the process can be carried out smoothly from the very beginning. Our long-term experience in analyzing samples from almost all kinds of matrices ensures that the results will be calculated and analyzed competently, and that solution-oriented support will be provided.

Exhibition Dates

06th - 08th February 2019Fruit Logistica, hall 21 Messe Berlin, Berlin


13th - 16th February 2019
Biofach 2019
Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, Nuremberg


GBA to Hold Special Presentation at the QM-Praxis-Forum: Residues and Contaminants

At this year’s QM-Praxis-Forum, hosted by the Behr’s Akademie in Cologne on November 20th and 21st, 2018, everything revolves around the topic of residues and contaminants – reducing risks, acting in compliance with the law. The event is targeted towards leaders in the fields of quality management and quality assurance in the food industry. more

GBA to Exhibit at the 2018 Annual QM! Conference: The Quality Manager in the Food Industry

On November 12th and 13th, 2018, the annual conference hosted by the Behr’s Akademie, titled “QM!” will be held in Hamburg. The theme of this conference is “effectively reducing risk in the supply chain” and many renowned speakers will be holding presentations on this topic. more