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Customer Laboratory Services

Technical Expertise on Your Side

In addition to keeping your product fresher, safer, longer with our food oxidation control and food safety solutions, Kemin Food Technologies also provides a wide range of services to better serve your needs.

CLS Team

Our Customer Laboratory Services (CLS) team uses our technical expertise and problem-solving skills to determine the source of your product’s specific challenges in order to develop a tailored food protection solution. The CLS team provides dedicated support throughout all phases of testing to understand the influences of all food ingredients on the stability of your final product, to keep it safe and fresh.

Reduced Testing Time for Better Speed to Market

Whether you are formulating a new product or reformulating an existing one, CLS can help reduce your testing time and meet your go-to-market goals. We work with you to determine your desired project objectives and the best protocol to provide you with customized shelf-life solutions.

Oxidation Testing

Our research scientists evaluate the oxidative stability of your food products using a combination of analytical techniques and accelerated oxidation tests. We have various methods of analysis for oxidation testing such as primary and secondary oxidative by-products, active component analyses and color evaluation.

For food oxidation testing, Kemin uses the following methods:

  • Stress measurement of induction point
  • Accelerated temperature storage studies
  • Ambient temperature storage studies

Microbial Spoilage Testing

For microbial spoilage testing, Kemin uses the following methods of analyses: non-inoculated studies and challenge studies, including, but not limited to:

  • Aerobic plate counts
  • Disk diffusion/microtiter plate

Sensory Testing

Kemin Food Technologies also has our own in-house sensory lab where we will conduct sensory testing on final food products.

Efficacy of Application

Our CLS team can help you maximize your ingredient efficiency of your products by helping to determine the most effective treatment for your food, identify the correct inclusion rate and help establish the most effective point of application for your product.

For more information on our capabilities and CLS offerings, talk to your sales representative today. Don’t have a sales representative? Contact us now to have one assigned.

Technical Services Managers Team

Our Kemin Technical Service Managers work closely with both our CLS and sales teams. The technical service managers bring extensive knowledge of the food industry to help solve your most complex technical issues. They will provide recommended product usage and inclusion rates, manufacturing support and market insights. Our technical service managers are highly knowledgeable in a variety of food applications such as meat and poultry and tortillas.

Our technical service managers also work closely with our CLS team to help create project protocols and analyze results. You can feel confident that our technical service managers will help you find the information and products you need to improve your product.

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