Is your product what it says it is? Is the rice basmati? Is the burger really
beef, and is the fish finger really cod? These types of
questions require a range of different techniques to determine the answers - including chemical and
biochemical analysis, DNA fingerprinting,
various forms of spectroscopy and microscopic evaluation. Legislation and your customers demand that you
know the answer. Campden BRI has a
wealth of expertise in matters ranging from fruit juice adulteration to genetic modification. Amongst
the many services we offer are:
- Meat speciation.
- Fish speciation.
- Variety identification - rice, wheat.
- Oils - adulteration of olive oil with hazelnut oil, DNA approach, oil authenticity.
- GMO free.
- Pasta - adulteration with common wheat.
- Frozen versus fresh meat.
- Connective tissue in meat products.
- Coffee adulteration.
- Herb and spice adulteration and authenticity.
- Starch authenticity.
- Fruit identity.
- Chocolate composition and identification of type.
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Where we refer to UKAS Accreditation
The Campden BRI group companies listed below are both accredited in accordance with the recognised International Standard
ISO17025:2017 by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The accreditation demonstrates technical competence for a defined scope of methods,
specific to each site, as detailed in the schedules of accreditation bearing the testing laboratory number.
The schedules may be revised from time to time and reissued by UKAS. The most recent issue of the schedules
are available from the UKAS website www.ukas.com
Campden BRI (Chipping Campden) Limited is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 1079
Campden BRI (Nutfield) is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 1207