The IFAD LABS advantage brings together our experience, high quality standards and customized approach to analyze and test materials.

Basic Analysis:

  • Moisture
  • Water insoluble solid
  • Acidity
  • Crude Protein
  • Ether Extract
  • Total Carbohydrate by spectrophotometer
  • pH
  • BRIX
  • Sugar Profile BY HPLC.

Specific Analysis for special juice:

  • Folic Acid 
  • Niacin 
  • Vitamin A -Retinol 
  • Beta Carotene 
  • Vitamin B1-Thiamine 
  • Vitamin B2-Riboflavin 
  • Vitamin B6-Pyridoxine
  • Vitamin C: Ascorbic Acid 
  • Vitamin D 
  • Vitamin E/alpha-tocopheryl acetate
  • Vitamin K3 
  • Caffeine
  • Flavonoid (Quercetin/ Keampferol)
  • Residual Alcohol by GC-MS
  • APO Carotene in Juice by HPLC

Elemental Analysis:

  • Calcium
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • Sodium
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Copper
  • Iron
  • Zinc
  • Cobalt
  • Selenium

Juice Safety Analysis:

Microbiology Quality Control:

  • Total Plate Count
  • Yeast and Mold Count
  • Coliforms
  • Fecal Coliforms
  • Escherichia coli

Pesticide and Metabolite Residues:

  • Residual Pesticides

Toxins (other than pesticide/drug residues):


  • Aflatoxin
  • Ochratoxin
  • T-2 Toxin (Trichothecenes)
  • Vomitoxin (Deoxynivalenol)
  • Zearalenone

Heavy Metals:

  • Mercury
  • Lead
  • Cadmium
  • Arsenic
  • Copper
  • Nickel

General Conditions: 

  • For Chemical analysis two units of 500ml each representative samples are required.
  • For Microbiological analysis two units of 200ml each representative samples are required.
  • During sample transportation, samples should be stored below 4 ˚C and for microbiological analysis to be stored under sterilized conditions.
  • Samples will be stored at IFAD Labs for a period of 5 working days from releasing the analysis report.
  • Analysis report will be send within five working days for chemical testing and seven working days for microbiological testing from sample receiving date.