Primoris focuses on food ingredients such as glucosinolates, quercetins and carotenoids. For these three food ingredients we offer the possibility to analyze on project basis. The results can be helpful for determining the value of your product or rest product but also for sowing seed companies and plant breeders.

Legislation

There is actually no legislation in place for food ingredients such as glucosinolates, quercetins and carotenoids.

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Analysis methods

Primoris’ analyses are mainly based on gas and liquid chromatography. For carotenoids, glucosinolates and quercetins we use the LC-UV.  

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Sample matrix

Food ingredients are very wide spread. Primoris focuses on food ingredients such as glucosinolates, quercetins and carotenoids. 

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Certified by

Primoris started as a spin-off of the Belgian University of Ghent and has built up quite some experience in research and projects. This makes Primoris an ideal partner for special analyses which demand a project-oriented approach.

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Quality: Overview proficiency tests

Proficiency tests, independent controls of a laboratory’s analysis quality, are part of Primoris’ everyday operation. The past months Primoris participated in the following proficiency tests:

  • BNN: pesticides in tomato passata
  • Sciensano: mycotoxins in rusk
  • DRRR: mineral oils in cocoa butter and cholocate
  • FAPAS: pesticides in milk powder
  • Proof-ACS: pesticides in sweet pepper
  • Relana: pesticides in babyleaf lettuce
  • FAPAS: heavy metals in dried herbs
  • FAPAS: pesticides in parsley
  • FAPAS: MCPD in vegetable oil

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Flash news

Lowering of reporting limit to 0,01 mg/kg for analyses on ethylene oxide

Since Monday 26 October, Primoris can support you with accredited analyses to quantify ethylene oxide in food and feed. Samples that are registered as from Tuesday 10 November for ethylene oxide analysis will be reported with a reporting limit of 0,01 mg/kg

Service of Primoris during corona crisis

UPDATE 27 October 2020Belgium is currently dealing with a second wave of the coronavirus. For the moment, this new wave has no impact on our activities and we will do everything within our power to ensure the continuity of our services to our customers. It goes without saying that we take all necessary safety and hygienic measures to assure food safety on a daily basis.

Launch of accredited analyses on 3-MCPD, 2-MCPD and GE in vegetable oils and fats

As from now on, Primoris is also your partner for high quality and accredited analyses on 3-MCPD, 2-MCPD and glycidyl esters (GE) in vegetable oils and fats.