With a strong network of in-house sugar laboratories, Intertek provides customers with immediate access to reliable quality and sanitary information for all types of sugar and sugar by-products.

We support our customers with a full range of services essential to risk management in the sugar trade. We do this everywhere around the world – both where sugar is produced and where it’s consumed.

Our laboratories worldwide are at our customers’ disposal at any time to analyse sugar according to the universal ICUMSA methods as well as any other relevant national and international standards.

Inspection services

Intertek supports clients at the source and/or destination of raw and refined sugar worldwide through a full range of inspection, testing, and risk management services offered along the sugar supply chain:

Quantity and quality supervision services:

  • Vessel Hose Test supervision
  • Vessel Holds Inspection
  • Vessel Draft Survey

Pre-shipment inspections

  • Sugar inspection - current air temperature, as well as of sugar condition and state
  • supervision of packing, bag markings, bags condition, uniformity, unit weight, color, markings
  • Indicative cargo sampling and testing

Loading and discharge supervision

  • Quantity, condition, quality, tally of bags
  • Sampling and analyses as per contractual rules, by sub lots
  • Daily reports, time logs, quantity and quality (off)loaded
  • Photographic reporting

Certification

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

Risk Management

Choosing Intertek as your inspection and testing services partner gives you a competitive advantage. We are committed to bringing reliability, transparency, safety, and integrity to a complex and risky business world.

Contact our Sugar team for more information.

With a strong network of in-house sugar laboratories, Intertek provides customers with immediate access to reliable quality and sanitary information for all types of sugar and sugar by-products.

Our full range of sugar and sugar by-product inspection services include quantity, weight and quality supervision, pre-shipment inspections and loading and discharge supervision, in addition to an extensive portfolio of risk management services.

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Sugar Services
Intertek Insider: Sugar

We perform inspection, testing, and sampling on-site to determine quality and quantity of all types of grains and feedstuffs, as per the latest commercial and industry standards. Our full spectrum of innovative end-to-end services can provide assurance not only of quality but also safety, sustainable farming, and traceability monitoring of agricultural products.