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Expertise in Food Lipid Analysis

Lipid Analytical Labs is your trusted partner, providing a unique blend of technical
proficiency and extensive industry experience in lipid analysis. Our services offer
invaluable support to the agri-food sector, helping businesses enhance their food
products’ nutritional profile and maintain the highest quality standards.

With our in-depth understanding of how lipid profiles directly influence food quality, taste, and shelf life, we can provide actionable insights to improve your agri-food products. Whether your focus is on modifying unhealthy fats in processed foods, refining the texture of dairy products, or extending the shelf-life of packaged goods, our expertise in lipid analysis can offer key solutions.

Applications

Our proven track record in various food industry sectors demonstrates our commitment to quality and innovation:

  1. Processed Foods: Our lipid analysis helps identify and modify unhealthy fats, enabling businesses to produce healthier alternatives while maintaining flavour.
  2. Dairy Products: We aid in refining the texture and consistency of dairy products through comprehensive lipid profiling.
  3. Packaged Goods: Our lipid analysis provides insights into extending the shelf life of packaged goods by optimizing their lipid content.

Test Methods

Our dedicated team uses state-of-the-art techniques to analyze lipid content in various food products.

Fatty Acid Profiling: Ensures nutritional value and supports label claims for fats in food products.

  • Total Fatty Acids (Total Fat)
  • Total Neutral Lipids (Triglycerides, Monoglycerides, Diglycerides)
  • Saturated Fat, Monounsaturated Fat, Polyunsaturated Fat
  • Omega-3, Omega-6, Trans Fat, EPA, DHA, DPA
  • Alpha-Linolenic Acid, Linolenic Acid
  • Individual Glycerphospholipids:
    • Phosphatidylethanolamine (PE)
    • Phosphatidylcholine (PC)
    • Phosphatidic acid (PA)
    • Phosphatidylserine (PS)
  • Total Phospholipids

Oxidation Testing: Guarantees freshness and shelf-life for oils and fat-containing products.

  • Peroxide Value
  • Acid Value
  • Anisidine Value
  • ToTox (Total Toxicity)

Sterols: Important for products claiming cholesterol and/or plant sterol management benefits.

  • Cholesterol
  • Beta-Sitosterol
  • Brassicasterol
  • Stigmasterol
  • Other by request

Physical Properties Testing: Defines texture and quality of food products.

  • Density / Sample Weight
  • Melting Point / Slip Point
  • Capsule Weight Testing

View some of our sample reports

Resources

We’re committed to keeping you informed with the latest trends, research, and insights in lipid analysis and the food industry. Learn more. 

Note: Our resources are actively being updated as we transition content from our previous website. We appreciate your patience during this process. 

Sample Submission

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