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Food Physical Testing

Food physical testing from SGS helps ensure food products and their packaging are free from defects and/or contamination.

With dozens of dedicated food testing facilities around the world, we have the experience, expertise and geographical reach to help you. Wherever you are based and wherever you market your goods, we can work with you to reduce product quality risks, satisfy your consumers and gain a competitive edge.

Identify imperfections and impurities

We offer an unparalleled array of physical tests for food, feedstuffs and packaging to help understand the physical properties of food materials. Our technicians can examine both raw ingredients and finished products to identify imperfections, impurities and contamination. The scope of our testing services includes:

  • Appearance, tightness and inner surface condition
  • Count and size
  • Defects
  • Foreign materials
  • Granulation/particle size
  • Net mass and relationship between component parts
  • Temperature
  • Viscosity
  • Weight (gross, net and thawed)

Contact SGS now to find out how our food physical testing services can help you to reduce product quality risks, satisfy your consumers and gain a competitive edge.

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SGS North America Inc.
Consumer and Retail

  • Fairfield Laboratory
    291 Fairfield Avenue
    Fairfield, New Jersey, 07004
    United States
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