Food Testing

SYNLAB Food Testing offers a wide range of specialist food and feed analysis to contract laboratories and food manufacturers. Using a highly skilled and reputable laboratory helps customers to minimise the risks of supplying a non-complying product. SYNLAB’s quality procedures provide a full audit trail for the sample receipt, administration and analysis. SYNLAB’s customers can confidently demonstrate due diligence in their supplier choice.

In 2017 SYNLAB further enhanced its repertoire of food and specialist microbiology testing services in the UK, as well as complementing the range of specialist testing across the Group’s wider European lab business, through the acquisition of Geneius Laboratories.  Geneius is a science-led business that delivers solutions to provide total reassurance across the production and supply chain.  A market leader in investigative microbiology using bespoke DNA analysis and aims to be the first choice provider for quality led analytical testing in the food and beverage, biotechnology, chemical, environmental, cosmetic, healthcare and consumer products sectors.

SYNLAB Food Testing is part of  SYNLAB Analytics & Services, the SYNLAB Group division dedicated to food and environmental testing.

Further information regarding SYNLAB Food Testing’s wider testing portfolio can be found here SYNLAB Analytics & Services UK Ltd – Food Testing

Contact us via our Contact Us page, or call 0845 1120 112 or email us at

What’s in your food?

Beat food fraud with just one test from SYNLAB. NGS (Next Generation Sequencing) can identify thousands of species of plant, fish or meat in your sample.


Working closely with our worldwide customers SYNLAB provides:

  • Fast turnaround times for a wide range of tests
  • Helpful advice from In-house experts
  • Reassurance through clear explanation of results
  • Detailed analysis backed by technical excellence and innovation
  • Tailored services for specialist DNA tests for GMO and authenticity analysis
  • Value for money

Customers can be assured of a high service level and technical excellence. SYNLAB is accredited to international standard ISO 17025 (UKAS testing laboratory number 4149) and maintaining this accreditation is critical. Our team of experts is on hand to discuss any requirements or concerns.

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