This laboratory undertakes the analysis of raw, refined and speciality sugars, molasses, syrups, liquid sugars, honey and other food products containing sugars.
Many of the methods used are those of the International Commission for Uniform Methods of Sugar Analysis (ICUMSA). Some of which are included in our UKAS schedule of accreditation. A full listing of the ICUMSA methods we carry out can be found on the ICUMSA Sugar analysis page.
In addition to ICUMSA methods we also undertake the compendial testing methods listed in the following: BP, Ph. Eur, JP, FCC VII, JECFA, Codex Alimentarius, USP / NF, and other standard monographs as requested by the client.
For details of our comprehensive analysis of sweeteners and other food additives, please see our Food & Beverage Ingredients page.
The following covers general analysis for refined and raw sugars:
The following is the typical analysis for refined white sugar according to the Specified Sugar Products (England) Regulations 2003 (SI 2003 No. 1563):
The following are typical analysis of the Molasses trade:
The following covers The Honey (England) Regulations 2015 :
Additional analysis may include:
The following are analyses carried out as part of our comprehensive analysis of Food & Beverage products: