Mettexlab

Food & Agricultural Products

We at Mettex provide a wide range of food testing services delivered through highly knowledgeable and experienced staff. We are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, helping you produce best in standard food products that are quality assured. 

We ensure that your food products do not contain contaminants and meet the industry standard.

We specialise in the area of Food testing of Raw, Cooked & Packed Food items and Water.

Products tested are :

  • Egg & Egg products
  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Sugars & Jaggery
  • Bakery Products
  • Seaweeds
  • Nuts
  • Oilseeds
  • Cocoa & its products
  • Ready to eat savouries
  • Prepared foods
  • Cooked foods
  • Fortified Food

Key testing services :

  • Nutritional labelling
  • Shelf life study
  • Quality parameters 
  •  Drugs, Antibiotics & Pesticide Residues
  • Peperines
  • Analysis of Micronutrients including
  • Testing of Sudan Dyes, Curcumins,
  • Vitamins & Minerals
  • Antibiotic and Pesticide Residuals Testing
  • Food Proximate Analysis
  • Microbiological Testing of Food products
  1. Residues & contaminants,
  2.  toxins and Crop Contaminants Testing, 
  3. Heavy Metal
  4. Naturally occurring Toxic substances 
  5.  Volatile Organic Compounds
  • Trace Heavy Metal Analysis
  • Nutrition Labeling
  • Food adulteration
  • Food additives and Flavours Analysis
  • Alcoholic Drinks and Beverages Analysis
  • Drinking Water and packaged drinking water Testing
  • Food Quality Analysis
  • Packing material overall migration test
  • Canned and Processed Foods
  • Edible Oil Testing
  • Amino Acid Profiling
  • Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids  – ( tea testing) 
  • Fatty acid profile (GLC test)
  • Spices and Condiments Testing
  • Herbs, Cereals and pulses Testing
  • Nuts and Nuts Products Testing
  • Egg and Egg Products Testing
  • Meat and Meat Products Testing
  • Pesticides and Antibiotic Residues Analysi

Related Accreditations I Approvals from Regulatory Authorities

 Laboratory accreditation as per ISO 17025 from NABL o 

FSSAI 

o APEDA 

 o AGMARK 

o BIS 

o GAFTA

 o EiC 

Services Offered to Allied Industries

  •  Hotels & Restaurants 
  •  Retail chains, 
  • shopping malls & food courts 
  •  Corporate offices and industrial cafeterias 
  •  Food & beverage retail franchisees 
  •  Food Importers I Exporters 

Instruments / infrastructure

  • World class instrument facilities like Gas
  • chromatography mass spectroscopy (GC-MS MS),
  • Liquid chromatography mass spectroscopy (LCMS MS)
  • are available for pesticide residue and antibiotic residue
  • analysis in food and & agri products.

MAJOR ANALYTICAL INSTRUMENTS

  • LC-MSMS
  • GC-MSMS with Head Space / Purge & Trap
  • ICP – MS
  • ICP – OES
  • AAS
  • ED XRF
  • GC – ECD/FID/NPD
  • Ion Chromatography
  • HPLC with UV/PDA/FLD/RI Detectors
  • UV- VIS Spectrophotometer
  • FT- IR
  • Microwave digester

NUTRITION LABELLING

  • Energy Values
  • Protein
  • Total Carbohydrate
  • Total Fat
  • Saturated Fat
  • Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Total Sugars
  • Added Sugars
  • Dietary Fibre
  • Vitamins

SKIMMED MILK POWDER BIS STANDARD

  • Milk
  • Full cream
  • standardized, toned, double toned & skimmed)
  •  Cow/buffalo milk
  • Curd
  • Flavoured milk
  • Buttermilk
  • Sweetened condensed milk 
  • Milk powder
  • Cheese
  • Paneer
  • Dairy whitener
  • Whey powder
  • Ghee
  • Table butter & Cooking butter
  • Edible fats
  • Toffees
  • Chocolates

Services list

  • Proximate analysis (Moisture, Protein,
  • Carbohydrate, Sugar, Minerals, Fat, SNF etc.),
  • Adulterations test (Urea, Sugar, Starch, Formalin and etc…)
  • Toxins and contaminants
  • (Heavy Metals, Aflatoxin (M1) and Aflatoxin (B1, B2, G1, G2), Melamine & Ochratoxin)
  • Residues (Pesticides, Antibiotics & drugs) in all
  • Types of foods
  • Microbiological Testing – Total Plate count, Coliforms, , Salmonella, Shigella, etc
  • We also offer the Shelf life studies in all types offood products.

BEVERAGES TESTING

  • Nutrition Labeling
  • Testing of Sudan Dyes
  • Mycotoxins, Ochratoxin, Heavy metals and Toxic Elements Testing
  • Antibiotic and Pesticaide Residuals Testing
  • Food Proximate Analysis
  • Microbiological Testing of Food products