Consumers are increasingly concerned about the quality and nutritional content of food. Nutritional information such as sugar, salt and fat content must be confirmed and validated by analytical techniques in order to be accurately included on nutrition labels and packaging. Mérieux NutriSciences offers a wide range of nutritional testing to assist food manufacturers, restaurants, caterers and retailers worldwide.

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Our nutritional chemistry tests provide a reliable analysis of food products for the following characteristics:

Lipids, Fats & Oils

  • Fatty Acid Profiles 
  • Trans Fatty Acids
  • Cholesterol
  • Omega Fatty Acids
  • Free Fatty Acids
  • Peroxide Value
  • Thiobarbituric Acid (TBA)

Proteins

  • Amino Acid Profiles
  • Proteins

Carbohydrates

  • Total Dietary Fiber
  • Total Dietary Fiber by Codex
  • Novel Fibers
  • Crude Fiber
  • Sugar Substitutes
  • Starch
  • Sugar and Sugar Profiles- basic and expanded screens
  • Sugar Alcohols

Vitamins - Water-soluble and fat-soluble

Minerals

  • Commonly Labeled Minerals
  • Individual Element Analyses
  • Basic and Expanded Screens

Basic Composition / Proximates

  • Ash
  • Fat
  • Crude Fiber
  • Moisture
  • Protein
  • Salt