Fresh Produce

Your partner in the Fresh Produce

Are you active in the Fresh Produce sector and looking for a reliable partner for comprehensive analyses and research? At Normec Groen Agro Control we are ready to support you in the field of residue analyses, microbiological analyses and analysis of nutritional values. We understand the crucial role of these aspects in the Fresh Produce sector like no other.

Our specialties

1. Residue analysis

Our experts conduct thorough residue analyses to assess the presence of crop protection agents, contaminants and additives in your products. We ensure your products meet food safety and consumer confidence standards.

  • GC-MS/MS + LC-MS/MS screening for >750 components
  • GC-MS/MS + LC-MS/MS screening Baby food
  • Bromide, total inorganic
  • Chlormequat (CCC)
  • Dithiocarbamates (as CS2)
  • Ethephon
  • Phosphetyl-Al, phosphoric acid
  • Glyphosate
  • Maleine hydrazide
  • Perchlorate, Chlorate
  • Heavy metals
  • Nitrate, Nitrite
  • Sulfite
  • Mycotoxins (incl. Patulin)
  • Ethylene oxide
  • Carnauba wax
  • Quaternary ammonium (BAC/DDAC)
  • Morpholine and amines

2. Microbiological Analyses

With advanced technology and strict protocols, we perform microbiological analyses to identify pathogens and general microbial loads. These analyses help ensure the hygiene and safety of your AGF products.

  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • E. coli
  • STEC /25 g
  • Bacillus cereus
  • Salmonella /25 g
  • Listeria monocytogenes /25 g
  • Listeria monocytogenes, counting plate
  • Campyobacter jejuni /25 g
  • Shigella spp. /25 g
  • Norovirus
  • Hepatitis A
  • Legionella pneumophila
  • General germ count
  • Yeasts and Fungi
  • Lactic acid bacteria
  • Enterobacteriaceae

3. Nutritional analyses

Our nutritional analyses focus on measuring essential nutrients, vitamins and nutraceuticals. This information is important to meet nutritional guidelines, provide consumer information and optimize the quality of your products.

Nutritional values and vitamins
  • Big 8 analysis package:
  • Energy value, fats, fatty acids, protein, carbohydrates, fiber, salt and sugar content.
  • Vitamins A, B, C, D, E &
  • Natural ingredients
  • Anthocyanins
  • Carotenes
  • Glucosinolates
  • Antioxidant Capacity (AOC)

On our certificates of analysis, a review of several additional Retail specifications for AGF and ornamentals such as: Aldi, Lidl, Kaufland and EDEKA et al.

What can you expect from the report of your research or analysis?

  • Found components & EU MRLs
  • Certificate of Analysis with Retail Reviews
  • Report in Dutch, English, Spanish or German.
  • By default, we deliver reports as pdf.
  • Upon request, reports can also be delivered electronically (API).
  • Link to external databases (e.g. QS, Fruit Monitoring, 4Fresh, Biokap, Ahold).

Sampling and collection

Our sampling complies with European Directive EC 2002/63 and is accredited according to ISO 17025. If you choose to take samples yourself, we have the necessary sample material for you. Including sample forms and work description.

Under certain conditions, we report emergency samples of pesticide residues within the same or following day.

Do you have a question?

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