Choose Intertek as your partner and gain a competitive advantage in the international pulses and special crops market.

At Intertek, we offer a suite of agricultural commodity inspection services that reduce your risk at every stage in the supply chain and maintain quality, quantity, and traceability from farm to fork.

We deliver more than just a certificate, as our services help you develop your business, reduce risks, and free up valuable resources.

Our professional global network gives you access to global regulations and trends, innovative testing, supervision, inspection, auditing, certification, and support services.

In respect of pulses, the services offered by our specialist inspectors include:

Pre-shipment inspection

  • Cargo identification
  • Packaging verification
  • Product sampling, grading, and weight verification

Loading and discharge supervision

  • Vessel cleanliness and lock-tight check
  • Tally supervision
  • Sampling, grading, and weight verification
  • Photographic reporting

Weighing and Sampling

  • Verification of scales
  • Gross weight, tare weight, and net weight determination

Laboratory testing

  • Complete physical and chemical analysis
  • Standard-specific capabilities
  • Grading
  • Heavy metals
  • Pesticide residue and contamination analysis


  • Independent, trustworthy certification and quantity and quality
  • E-certificates as well as hard copies issued at any Intertek location worldwide

Risk management

As a member of the International Federation of Inspection Agencies (IFIA), we are committed to bringing reliability, transparency, and integrity to the complex and risk-prone world of cargo shipping. Our services are integrated to provide you with seamless support throughout your cargo’s journey. Standards and conventions vary from country to country and commodity to commodity, however, our local inspectors and auditors will help you navigate regional and national regulations successfully.

Find Out More: Contact Chris Bazaluk, Product Manager for Pulses

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Chris Bazaluk



Chris Bazaluk manages Intertek’s Global Pulses product line. He has been with Intertek for nearly 20 years and has held several local and regional Agri management roles within the company. Based in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, Chris has extensive experience in the assurance, inspection, testing, and certification of pulses on a global basis.

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