Nutritional analysis

Delivering real business benefits across key segments

Delivering real business benefits across key segments

What is Food nutritional analysis?

Food nutritional analysis ensures your food nutrition label is accurate through a wide range of testing solutions.

TÜV SÜD provides analytical competence and supports companies in the food and beverage, nutritional supplement, animal feed, and biotechnology industries by performing food product analyses and quality control in accordance with local and overseas food labelling regulations.

Why is nutritional analysis TESTING important?

Food Nutritional testing guarantees that the food product meets the appropriate vitamin and mineral requirements. The examination of nutrition in food aids in understanding fat, carbohydrate, proteins, fibre, sugar proportions, and other nutrients present.

Food nutritional analysis testing is a legal necessity for food product manufacturers as it is a prerequisite for launching food products in the market.

As a business, it is vital that you comply with requirements laid down by food regulators worldwide. This includes both legal food labelling requirements and satisfactory levels of food product testing. Food labels are vital for consumers, as they allow them to make informed choices and avoid certain types of food that may contain allergens. They also help the customer with the planning of meals and diet controlling.

TÜV SÜD's EXPERTISE IN NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS:

Areas of nutrition expertise include:

  • Complete proximate testing -Moisture, Fat, Protein, Ash, Carbohydrates,
  • Lipid and fatty acid analyses Fats – Saturated, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated, trans, fatty acid profile and Cholesterol
  • Carbohydrate- Sugars and Dietary Fiber
  • Vitamins using LC, LC-MS/MS
  • Mineral and inorganic analyses using state of the art technology
  • Extended support for Amino Acids, Sugar profile for new product development
  • Center of Excellence for enzyme testing for amylase, protease and phytase.
  • Complete nutritional testing for infant formula and baby food.

TÜV SÜD is a leading nutritional analysis company

TÜV SÜD is an independent certification body which is accredited to globally recognised standards. Our experienced experts can help you gain the trust of your customers by making sure that your products are of the highest possible quality.

From nutritional labelling to food composition analysis, we offer a comprehensive nutritional analysis tests that can help your business and ensure safe and reliable food products. With our global network of laboratories, we support you in mitigating the risk of non-compliance in your business and ensure that your products meet local and international guidelines.

TÜV SÜD’s food nutrition analysis services

Our nutritional testing solutions encompass a manner of different solutions, from food chemical analysis through to nutritional analysis, including:

  • Food composition analysis / food nutrition testing
  • Food additives analysis
  • Herbal preparations and dietary supplements evaluation
  • Nutritional labelling and claims 
  • Food packaging testing

We also conduct:

  • Food contamination testing and residues determination
  • Microbiological analysis for food, water and environment
  • Process and product audits (according to customer requirements)
  • Supplier audits (to minimise the risk from external sources)

BENEFITS of NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS CERTIFICATION:

Nowadays, everyone is careful about the food they consume. There's a massive push toward transparency about food ingredients and their nutritional value. Nutrition labelling testing and the policy of showing nutrition information on food products became mandatory to make it easier to make healthier choices.

Food Nutrition certification is also essential for the government to approve the product for sale in the market. The manufacturer's lack of proper nutritional analysis testing can create legal issues for the organisation in case of a mishap. Here are a few of the benefits of nutritional analysis certification:

  • Mitigate risk – by minimizing quality and safety issue with independent testing.
  • Save time and money – TÜV SÜD is a one-stop solutions provider that can serve your company’s need.
  • Shorten time to market – with the help of our sophisticated infrastructure and advance knowledge of regulations.
  • Enhanced quality and productivity – TÜV SÜD works with you along the entire product development lifecycle to ensure compliance to national and international standards.
  • Inspire confidence – by ensuring your products and processes comply with national and international standards, you inspire greater confidence in your buyer.

OUR NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS TESTING CAPABILITIES

TÜV SÜD’s ISO accredited laboratories offer a full suite of testing options for your products including:

  • Nutritional Label testing for Saturated Fat, Mono and Polyunsaturated Fats, Trans Fats, and Total Fat for food product labels.
  • Linoleic and Arachidonic Acid (ARA) testing in pet food diets.
  • Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) in meat and dairy products.
  • Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acid testing, with an emphasis on Eicosa Pentaenoic Acid (EPA), DocosaHexaenoic Acid (DHA), Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA), Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA), and Stearidonic Acid (SDA) both in food products and nutraceutical products.

HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?

Our nutritional testing solutions encompass a manner of different solutions, from food chemical analysis through to nutritional analysis, including:

  • Food composition analysis / food nutrition testing
  • Food additives analysis
  • Herbal preparations and dietary supplements evaluation
  • Nutritional labelling and claims
  • Food packaging testing

We also conduct:

  • Food contamination testing and residue determination
  • Microbiological analysis for food, water and environment
  • Process and product audits (according to customer requirements)
  • Supplier audits (to minimise the risk from external sources)

WHY CHOOSE TÜV SÜD?

TÜV SÜD is an independent certification body accredited to globally recognized standards. Our experienced experts can help you gain the trust of your customers by making sure that your products are of the highest possible quality.

We offer nutritional testing services and food additives analysis and advise on labelling regulations to assist you in determining the tests that you must perform. We have a skilled team and cutting-edge equipment for food testing and nutritional labelling compliance.

From nutritional labelling to food composition analysis, we offer comprehensive nutritional testing services to help your business and ensure safe and reliable food products. With our global network of laboratories, we support you in mitigating the risk of non-compliance in your business and ensure that your products meet local and international guidelines.

Frequently Asked Questions

 

  • What is food analysis and testing?

    Food testing and analysis are essential aspects of the food safety ecosystem since they ensure that the food is safe to eat. This includes providing the accuracy of food testing, conducting routine inspections, and educating customers. Food nutritional analysis gives information on the chemical composition, processing, quality control, and contamination of products, ensuring that food and trade rules are followed.

  • What does a nutritional analysis include?

    Food Nutritional analysis is an important element of analytical chemistry that offers information on food's chemical composition, processing, quality control, and contamination. Nutritional testing includes the quantity of:

    1. Energy (kJ and kcal)
    2. Protein (g)
    3. Carbohydrate (g)
    4. Sugars (g)
    5. Total Fat (g)
    6. Saturated Fat/Sat Fat (g)
    7. Salt/Sodium (g)
    8. Fibre (g)

  • What is the purpose of nutritional analysis?

    Nutritional analysis determines the nutritional value of food products. It evaluates the percentage of macro and micronutrients in a food item, as well as the presence of inhibitors, hazardous substances, or any other new ingredient. Nutritional analysis certification is required to ensure compliance with labelling regulations and retailer criteria.

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