Food chemistry and biochemistry

Food chemistry

All food is made up of chemicals - and you need to know what significant chemicals are in your products and how they will affect the nature of the food, its response to processing and its shelf life - the chemistry of food often has a significant bearing on food quality and spoilage.

With extensive knowledge and understanding of all aspects of food chemistry and biochemistry, Campden BRI is ideally placed to help you with whatever issues you face, from demonstrating that the food is what it says it is, through understanding nutrient content and the components that make it taste good - or bad - to detecting natural toxins and allergens and contaminants, such as pesticides and packaging migrants.

For those companies with in-house chemical testing facilities, we can offer advice on which methods to use, as well as on laboratory design, with accreditation available through CLAS, the Campden Laboratory Accreditation Scheme.

Key services

Ethylene oxide residue testing

Ethylene oxide residue testing

Precise testing services to ensure the safety of your products and retain consumer trust.

Nutritional analysis

Nutritional analysis

An extensive range of nutritional analysis capabilities.

Vitamin analysis

Vitamin analysis

Important to nutritional analysis and understanding the effects of processing.

Trace metal analysis

Trace metal analysis

The detection of metals or their compounds at very low levels.

Natural toxins and allergens

Natural toxins and allergens

Analyses to see if a hazard exists in your products.

Residue and contaminant analysis

Residue and contaminant analysis

Analysis of contaminants or pesticide residues in a product.

Melamine analysis

Melamine analysis

Rapid, sensitive method for determining melamine and cyanuric acid levels.

Authenticity testing

Authenticity testing

Is your product what it says it is?

Food quality and spoilage - chemical issues

Food quality and spoilage - chemical issues

Expertise in a variety of areas to help you identify quality and spoilage issues.

Pesticide analysis

Pesticide analysis

Authoritative information and analytical testing.

Acrylamide testing

Acrylamide testing

Ways to reduce the levels of acrylamide in products.

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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

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