Azelis launches new dairy, beverage focused laboratory in Cairo, Egypt

EGYPT – Azelis, a leading innovation service provider in the specialty chemicals and food ingredients industry, has announced the opening of a food laboratory in Cairo, Egypt, as part of its efforts to expand its food and nutrition presence in the Middle East and Africa (MEA). The new facility, though will  primarily focus on dairy and beverages, is equipped to…

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Olymel sets up in-house microbiology lab to reinforce quality control

CANADA – Olymel, a Canadian meat packing food processing company,  has set up its own central microbiology laboratory, in a bid to improve quality control. This new laboratory’s analyses will focus on detecting primary pathogens like listeria and salmonella and confirming product shelf life (expiry date). Already a priority in its operations, the company’s commitment to health, safety and quality…

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Eurofins Scientific to acquire Ajal for Laboratories to support customers in Middle East

SAUDI ARABIA – Eurofins Scientific, a French group of laboratories,  has entered into a partnership with the shareholders of Saudi Ajal to successfully complete the acquisition of a majority stake in Ajal for Laboratories, a food testing laboratory based in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Having worked together closely in the past, Eurofins and Ajal for Laboratories’ partnership will…

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New phytosanitary facility to improve market access for South Africa’s deciduous fruit

SOUTH AFRICA – Hortgro, a deciduous fruit producers organization, has funded a new phytosanitary facility dedicated to deciduous fruit to help improve access to new markets and maintain current ones for the industry. Deciduous fruit refers to fruit that falls off the tree or vine when it is ripe. The category includes apples, Asian pears, figs, grapes and pomegranates. The…

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Corteva Agriscience opens Centre for Seed Applied Technologies lab in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – Corteva Agriscience, one of the world’s leading technology company, has officially opened its Centre for Seed Applied Technologies (CSAT) laboratory in Rosslyn, Pretoria, one of only six worldwide. This modern facility will utilize industry-leading equipment and focus specifically on recipe development and safety testing of seed-applied solutions. The site will also be integrated into Corteva’s global CSAT…

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Bureau Veritas flags off 3rd US microbiology laboratory

U.S – Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification (TIC) services, has announced the opening of its third US microbiology laboratory located in Reno, Nevada. The new laboratory offers rapid pathogen testing as well as microbiology indicator analyses to ensure the safety of food and agriculture commodities. The facility is an ISO 17025 accredited laboratory, ensuring the…

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SGS renovates Peru sustainability-focused food testing laboratory offering faster turnaround times

PERU – SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company has renovated its food testing laboratory in Callao City, Peru, to offer increased testing capabilities and faster turnaround times, while significantly reducing its environmental impact. The 100m2 sustainability-focused laboratory provides critical food testing services with a turnaround time that is 50-70% quicker than that of its predecessor. It conducts…

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EU’s Joint Research Centre releases new Certified Reference Material for pesticide residues in wheat

EUROPE – The European Commission’s  Joint Research Centre (JRC), a leading provider of Certified Reference Materials (CRMs)  worldwide, has just released a new CRM for pesticide residues in wheat, ERM-BC706, certified for the content of 20 of the most commonly used pesticides. This CRM will allow laboratories to validate their measurement methods according to a guideline provided by the European…

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Oenological analyst Dolmar Laboratory ties up with Tentamus Group

SPAIN – Dolmar Laboratory, a laboratory specialized in analytical services linked to the wine and beverage sector, has tied up with Tentamus Group, an international group of laboratories. Dolmar currently has the widest scope of accreditation in the field of oenological analysis in Spain. It offers a wide range of accredited analytical services and technical advice to more than 2,000…

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Estación Enológica de Haro launches new wine analysis services to boost wine authenticity

SPAIN – Estación Enológica de Haro (EEH), a public and governmental laboratory situated in the major wine growing region La Rioja, Spain, has launched its new wine analysis service for public and private organizations in the oenological sector. The first of its kind to be provided by a laboratory in Spain, the service leverages Bruker’s nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy…

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