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Services - Food Testing Section

The laboratory has facility to tests Bakery and confectionary products, cereals and pulses, coffee and its products, dairy products, fruits and vegetables, Edible Oils & Fats, Jaggery, Nuts and Nuts Products, Edible Common Salt/Iodised Salt, Tea and Tea Products, Sugar and Sugar Products, Spices and, Honey and Honey Products, Processed Foods.

Products and Tests Performed


  • Acid Insoluble Ash on dry basis
  • Acidity of extracted fat as oleic acid
  • Carbohydrate
  • Crude Fibre (on Dry basis)
  • Energy
  • Moisture
  • pH
  • Protein
  • Total Ash
  • Total Fat
  • Total Solid content

  • Acid Insoluble Ash
  • Alcoholic Acidity as H2SO4
  • Arsenic
  • CaCO3
  • Cadmium
  • Copper
  • Crude Fibre
  • Gluten
  • Iron
  • Lead
  • Mercury
  • Moisture
  • Protein
  • Total Ash
  • Total Carbohydrates
  • Zinc

  • Acid Insoluble ash
  • Alkalinity of water-soluble ash
  • Aqueous extract/water extract
  • Caffeine content
  • Crude Fibre
  • Moisture
  • Protein
  • Solubility in coffee (Hot water)
  • Total Acidity
  • Total Ash
  • Water Soluble matter

  • Acid insoluble ash
  • Acid value
  • Added starch
  • Baudouin test.
  • Boric acid
  • Calcium
  • Cane sugar
  • Carbohydrate
  • Casein
  • Chloride
  • Crude protein
  • Detection of urea
  • Fat
  • Formalin
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Lactose
  • Magnesium
  • Moisture
  • Neutralizers
  • Non-Protein Nitrogen
  • Peroxide value
  • PH
  • Phosphorous
  • Salicylic acid
  • Saponification value
  • Specific gravity in Ghee
  • Sucrose
  • Titrable acidity as lactic acid
  • Total Ash
  • Total Nitrogen
  • Total protein
  • Total Solids
  • Unsaponifiable matter

  • Acid Insoluble Ash
  • Added sugar
  • Carbohydrate
  • Energy
  • Fat
  • Moisture
  • pH
  • Protein
  • Salt as NaCl
  • Total Acidity/Acidity as citric acid
  • Total Ash

  • Acid value
  • Insoluble Impurities
  • Iodine Value
  • Moisture
  • Peroxide Value
  • Saponification value
  • Specific Gravity in Oil
  • Unsaponificable Matter

  • Ash insoluble in Dil.Hcl
  • Sucrose
  • Sulphated ash
  • Water insoluble matter

  • Acid insoluble ash
  • Arsenic
  • Cadmium
  • Copper
  • Energy
  • Fat
  • Iron
  • Lead
  • Mercury
  • Moisture
  • Protein
  • Total Ash
  • Zinc

  • Alkalinity
  • Iodine content
  • Moisture
  • Sulphate as SO4
  • Total Calcium and Magnesium
  • Total Chloride Content as NaCl
  • Water insoluble Matter

  • Acid insoluble Ash
  • Alkalinity of water-Soluble Ash
  • Aqueous extract /Water extract in Tea
  • Caffeine content
  • Crude fibre
  • Moisture
  • Protein
  • Solubility (Hot water)
  • Total ash
  • Water insoluble ash
  • Water soluble ash

  • Acidity
  • Ash insoluble in Dil. HCl
  • Moisture
  • Sucrose
  • Sulphated Ash
  • Total Ash
  • Water insoluble matter

  • Ash insoluble in Dl HCl
  • Calcium oxide as CaO
  • Metals
  • Total ash

  • Acid Insoluble Ash on dry Specific gravity
  • Acidity
  • Arsenic
  • Cadmium
  • Carbohydrate
  • Cold water-soluble extract
  • Copper
  • Crude fibre
  • Iron
  • Lead
  • Mercury
  • Moisture
  • Protein
  • Sucrose
  • Total Ash
  • Total reducing sugar
  • Zinc

  • Acid Insoluble ash
  • Carbohydrate
  • Fat
  • Moisture
  • Protein
  • Rancidity of Extracted Fat
  • Salt as NaCl
  • Soda Content
  • Total Ash