Modern life is a busy life; consumers choose meals based on ease, convenience and speed. With the demand for convenient and high quality food constantly on the rise, pressure is placed on manufacturers to deliver safe and exciting new products to a changing world.
Intertek works at every stage of the food supply chain and we have a wealth of experience in preparing convenience food products for market. From sensory analysis, health claims, regulatory compliance and microbiological testing including for Salmonella, Campylobacter and E. coli., to label reviews, nutritional analysis, shelf life, allergen testing, meat species identification and food contact packaging.
Our global network of experts can support your team in understanding the requirements to enter the market faster and in the most efficient way, helping you to transform your new product from a concept into a reality.
By performing an array of state-of-the-art assessments, evaluations, and laboratory tests on food-contact packaging and related materials, we ensure your packaging materials comply with all the necessary global regulations to bring your products to market both quickly and safely.
Intertek offers a wide range of food certification services of your systems, processes and products, delivered by a team of expert auditors. Including: ISO 22000, Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Point (HACCP), ISO 9001, Good Catering Practice (GCP) and Good Manufacturing Practice programmes (GMP).
Given the complexity of factors contributing to the shelf life of food, our experts can offer a bespoke service which is tailor-made to the composition of your products, storage and packaging. Our laboratories use the latest shelf life testing methods and technology, therefore you can be sure of a high quality, cost effective service which delivers accurate shelf life test results that will help to demonstrate compliance with statutory requirements.
Intertek’s experts offer label translation and validation services to assess your product labelling and to ensure that every aspect, including layout and language, complies with national and international legislation.