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Ethylene oxide residue testing

Ensure the quality and safety of your products and protect your brand reputation with ethylene oxide and 2-Chloroethanol residue testing. View more

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Training scene

2022 training dates now available

Dates for training courses in 2022 are now available, you can now book your food and drink training for next year.
Food and drink training courses

Vegan tacos

Sowing the seeds of success for plant-based product

From meat alternatives to faux fish, plant-based food has seen an explosion of innovation, making it easier than ever for consumers to get onboard. Read the blog

Supermarket shelves

List of food recalls for ethylene oxide grows

​European countries and the UK are facing more ethylene oxide related recalls after the substance was detected in more food additives used in a large range of food products. Read the blog

Vegetable packaging

Considerations for optimal food barrier packaging

​To ensure sufficient protection of the product and, maintain its desired shelf-life, we have taken a closer look at how packaging material properties can be measured. Read the blog

Paper straws in drinks

Problem solving: Paper straws in drinks

With the ban on plastic straws becoming more widespread, paper straws have become the new norm.
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Attending an online conference

Upcoming seminars and conferences

​Thermal processing and our 7th Safety and Quality Culture of Excellence seminar are just some of our upcoming seminars and conferences that will keep you informed of the latest development in these areas. See seminars and conferences

COVID-19 information and services

Fit to fly testing

Fit to Fly testing

We offer PCR testing that is highly accurate and sensitive to early detection of SARS-Cov-2. PCR testing detects lower levels of virus than other available methods.

Coronavirus services – help with COVID-19

Coronavirus services – help with COVID-19

In response to the current pandemic, we are developing methods to help the food industry control and detect SARS-CoV-2.

New swab testing for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)

Swab testing for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)

These swab tests allow us to check for the virus on your premises. Allowing you to check your cleaning regimes are effective or as a way to reassure your workforce.

Ensuring factory hygiene to prevent COVID-19

Ensuring factory hygiene to prevent COVID-19

Our food management systems specialists provide a checklist of actions and tips to help guard your factory from SARS-CoV-2.

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