The dairy industry requires a high quality partner to provide exceptional service and expertise along the entire dairy spectrum from sustainability and auditing to testing, in order to meet their specific standard.

As your trusted partner, our global network of experts can provide you with a complete solution to support your business needs in the most efficient way, from dairy products and dairy ingredients, to value added dairy ingredients and speciality ingredients.

By working with a trusted partner who is up-to-date with the constantly evolving challenges for the dairy industry, our UKAS accredited laboratories offer a wide range of testing services for your business from shelf life testing, nutritional analysis, residue testing (melamine), organic food testing and microbiological testing. We also provide a wide range of auditing and certification programmes that are suitable to your specific needs including Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP), British Retail Consortium (BRC) and International Featured Standard (IFS), as well as customised second party auditing solutions that are tailored to your business.

Intertek’s team of experts work with a variety of major dairy producers and suppliers to provide a comprehensive solution for your business needs, providing confidence and assurance to thousands of organisations around the world. We are committed to providing excellent service and building trusted relationships to add value to your products; giving you the competitive edge.

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Evaluating your suppliers or facilities against your own quality, safety, or security requirements will bring your entire supply chain to a higher level of reliability. Bespoke second party auditing programmes allow you to assess your supply chain, to your own specific standards. 

As an auditor with decades of experience serving the food industry, we can help you develop and implement internal auditing programmes to improve the safety, quality and efficiency of your entire operation. This includes programmes to help you minimise the risk of foreign bodies in your supply chain.

Global Food Safety Initiative or GFSI is a worldwide initiative lead by retailers and manufacturers looking to standardise international food safety and reduce the number of audits taking place. As an accredited body we are able to support your needs across multiple globally recognised set of certifications including British Retail Consortium (BRC), Food Safety System Certification (FSSC 22000) and International Featured Standards (IFS).

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) helps the dairy industry to develop, implement and evaluate the safety and quality of the operation process. As an experienced and respected food safety certification body, Intertek has the expertise in the full range of international safety regulations and can help you formulate a cogent, cost effective food safety management system.

At every stage in the food supply chain, maintaining hygiene, preventing spoilage and avoiding contamination are important priorities for dairy processors, manufacturers and retailers. Protecting consumer health by testing for the presence of harmful micro-organisms in your dairy products can be achieved with reliable microbiology testing. Our team of world-class microbiologists use cutting-edge technology to test for the presence of Listeria, Salmonella, E.coli and many more parameters, in our state-of-the-art laboratories around the globe.

Accurate nutritional analysis is essential to ensure you comply with labelling regulations and retailer specifications. Understanding nutritional content is also an intrinsic part of new product development and quality control. Intertek can ensure that you meet all regulatory requirements concerning nutritional declarations and avoid costly delays in getting your products to market.

Reliable and accurate analysis plays a crucial role in ensuring the quality of organic dairy foods. Intertek uses cutting edge methodology and years of experience to ensure fast turnaround times and accurate test results for organic food testing.

Melamine detection and testing is available for food and agricultural products, raw materials and ingredients. Intertek laboratories provide fast and accurate tests which are cost effective. Samples can be rapidly shipped on a global basis to our melamine testing laboratories.

Our laboratories use the latest shelf life testing methods and technology, and are accredited to the international standard for quality management (ISO 17025). 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.

Food Shelf Life Testing Factsheet

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