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Our Range of Services for Fruit and Vegetables

What we test:

  • Fresh Fruit and Vegetables
  • Prepared Fruit and Vegetables such as:
    • Frozen Foods
    • Fruit Juices
    • Dried Fruits
    • Fruit jams and preserves

SYNLAB Service

Freshness, appearance and taste are crucial for the quality of fruit and vegetable products. The control of contaminants as well as microbial pathogens plays a critical role.

Our laboratory offers a range of analysis for fruit and vegetables that is tailored to the strict quality requirements of retailers and consumers. Our services at a glance:

 Residuals and Contaminants

1. Residuals from Crop Growing
 - Plant Protection Products using multimethod and various individual methods
- Nitrates
- Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)

2. Residuals from Processing:
- Preservatives
- Fumigation Residues (Phosphine, Total Bromide)
- Disinfectants (e.g. ammonium compounds)

3. Contaminants:
- Polychlorinated Biphenyls (non-dioxin-like PCB)
- Dioxins (PCDD, PCDF) and dioxin-like PCB
- Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)
- Heavy Metals
- Fungal Toxins (Mycotoxins)

4. Substances under labelling requirements:
- Sulphur Dioxide / Sulphite

Microbiology Testing

  • Total Bacteria Count and spoilage agents
  • Pathogens (e.g. EHEC, Salmonella)
  • Yeasts and Moulds
  • Technologically desirable microorganisms

Determination of ingredients and nutritional values

  • Nutritional Information (Big7, Big8)
  • Additives
  • Trace elements, minerals
  • Amino acids and vitamins
  • Total Sugar and Grad Brix

Food law and labelling consulting

  • Correct labelling and marketability checks in accordance with European regulations and the specifications of the retail chains
  • Testing in accordance with EU marketing standards for fresh fruit and vegetables (including minimun sizes, proportion of spoiled fruits, juice content, sugar/-acidity ratio

Water analysis

  • Determination of microbiological and chemical parameters (for example in drinking and irrigation water)

Service Plus

  • Fast analysis within 12 to 24 hours (available for many parameters)
  • Analysis of the results according to legal requirements
  • Testing in accordance with the specifications of the Retail chains
  • Direct electronic transfer of results into respective databases: QS (quality scheme for food), fruitmonitoring, FreshPoint/ChainPoint.
  • Assessment of Organic Products in accordance with the specification of the Association of Organic Producers, the Bundesverband Naturkost Naturwaren (BNN) e.V.
  • Field sampling for pre-harvest or damaged crops
  • comprehensive support
  • Support in case of complaints

Our reports for pesticide testing always contain an evaluation of the results according to:

  • the current legal requirements
  • the exhaustion of the acute reference does (ARfD) and
  • the specifications of the food retail chains

In order to comply with the maximum levels of pesticide residues we test products during production according to your specifications.

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Wir planen bereits jetzt unseren Schulungskalender für 2019. Sie sind an einem Thema interessiert, würden sich aber einen Veranstaltungsort in Ihrer Nähe wünschen? Sprechen Sie uns gerne an unter as.marketing@synlab.com

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