QACSFOOD laboratories specialize in the honey testing, fatty substances analysis and tobacco testing. Accredited testing services are also provided in specific food categories. Honey, Oil and Tobacco testing aims to assist food producers comply with industry regulatory and consumer requirements.
Honey analysis from QACSFOOD assist suppliers verify Authenticity, assess quality characteristics, determine botanical origin and detect residues of substances such as acaricides and antibiotics. At QACSFOOD we are ISO 17025 accredited for honey analyses.
- Pollen Analysis
- Diastase Activity
- Sugar profile – Sucrose, Glucose, Maltose, Fructose
- HMF – Determination of hydroxymethylfurfural
Honey testing can be applied to honey, royal jelly and honeycomb.
Oil and Fatty substances Testing
At QACSFOOD we provide a variety of analysis performed by experienced personnel and conducted on modern equipment. Analysis for quality classification (extra virgin, virgin olive oil), authenticity, safety and nutrition declaration are included.
Quality Classification (extra virgin – virgin olive oil)
- Sensory Testing
- Acidity, Κ270, ΔΚ, Κ232
- Peroxide value
Authenticity (All categories of olive oils, olive pomace oil, seed oils, fat spreads, butter)
- Stigmastadienes, waxes, DΕCN42 (olive oil, olive pomace oil)
- Veterinary drugs
- Metal residues
- MOSH/MOAH, MCPD
- Microbiological analysis
Nutritional Analysis according EU 1169/2011
Nutritional & Health claims
- Olive oil polyphenols – extra virgin, virgin olive oil
- Ω3 fatty acids in fats, oils, food