Services: Analysis

Technical Infrastructure

FoodTrac Scientific has access to state of the art facilities including:

  • New Product Development and testing suite equipped with a texture analyser (Instron), digital imaging system (Digieye, Verivide Ltd) and digitised sensory analysis facilities (Fizz, Biosystems Ltd)
  • Markes BenchTOF Time of Flight Mass Spectrometer coupled to an Agilent 7890 GC and CTC Combi-PAL autosampler for SPME, Static and Dynamic Headspace Analysis
  • Agilent 6890 GC- MSD
  • Dionex RS300 HPLC-DAD
  • Agilent 1260 Semi Prep HPLC coupled to MWD and a 6100 Mass Spectrometer


We offer bespoke instrumental analysis for a number of sample matrices using validated standard operating procedures. We also offer consultancy services for the validation of custom developed analytical methodologies for process troubleshooting. Routinely employed analyses include:

  • Amino acid analysis (GC-MS)
  • Nucleotide and related compounds (HPLC-UV/MS)
  • Sugars (IEC-PAD and GC/MS for trace levels)
  • Volatile Flavour Compounds (GC –TOF MS)
  • Antioxidants including phenolics and carotenoids
  • Vitamins (HPLC-UV)
  • Acrylamide (GC-MS)
  • Fatty acids (GC FID)
  • Sample fractionation (Agilent Semi prep HPLC- MWD/MS)
  • Proximate analysis using AOAC Official Methods

Please contact us to discuss your specific requirements

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