Enabling you to identify and mitigate the intrinsic risk in your operations, supply chains and business processes.
Evaluating how your products and services meet and exceed quality, safety, sustainability and performance standards.
Validating the specifications, value and safety of your raw materials, products and assets.
Nutrition and Functional Foods Consumer Trials, Studies and Research
Nutritional trials and studies are focused on the increasing awareness on the part of the consumer of the importance of nutrition and the impact of such products on potential lifestyle and health benefits, an awareness which continues to grow. Intertek supports food product companies with nutritional and functional food research expertise.
Nutritional food claim validation and support:
With consumer demand for substantiated product information, together with increased regulatory interest, manufacturers are looking to provide quality data for advertising and regulatory support.
Areas of investigation for nutritional and functional food product claims include:
Food is no longer seen as simply providing nutrition, many products are now offering lifestyle benefits. Intertek provides considerable experience in generating important consumer perception data through questionnaires, interviews and expert assessments.
Quality of life claims and consumer reactions and actions:
Using home placement or central location use tests, together with our characterised database, Intertek provides panels with specific consumer profiles to provide information on: