Ingredient Analysis

Ingredients are the key to your product’s success, so we help you make sure you get them right whether you are looking at quality control, new product development or trying to resolve a problem.

Profiling Ingredients and Blends

Our multi-disciplinary ingredients expertise covers minerals, sugars, herbals, sweeteners, lipid analysis, vitamin analysis in food and many more.  As well as providing a high-quality analysis for ingredient functional food claim substantiation testing, fats and oils testing (lipid testing and lipid analysis) and ensuring authenticity, we support with due diligence, labelling and ingredient stability studies. 

Using microscopy and physical science techniques, we can help you understand and optimise your ingredients.  We also provide extensive ingredient and new product development (NPD) consultancy and support. 

Whether you are working with functional ingredients, lipid-based ingredients, natural products or other general ingredients we have the knowledge and expertise to hep you get the most out of them in your product. 

Ingredients we can test for include:

  • Vitamin analysis in food for vitamin testing (water and fat soluble)
  • Minerals
  • Lipid analysis and lipid testing - fats and oils testing (fatty acids, sterols, stanols, emulsifiers)
  • Sugars (mono-, di- and polysaccharides)
  • Sweeteners (artificial and natural)
  • Herbals
  • Antioxidants and polyphenols
  • Colours (artificial and unauthorised)
  • Preservatives
  • Organic acids

We provide technical support through:

  • Due diligence testing
  • Claim substantiation testing and assessment
  • Authenticity verification
  • Stability studies
  • Analytical method development and validation
  • Problem troubleshooting

More Resources

Specialist Scientific Services - RSSL Brochure
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Working with Intense Sweeteners - White Paper
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Sugar Molecules in Food - White Paper
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Analytical Issues in Functional Foods - White Paper
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Avoiding Customer Complaints: Origins of Food Taints and Off-flavours - White Paper
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Any questions? Contact our Customer Service Team:

t: +44 (0)118 918 4076


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