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YOUR EXPERT IN HONEY, COFFEE AND TEA ANALYSIS

Honey and bee products

Agave Syrup

Coffee and Cocoa

Tea, herbal- and fruit teas

Hemp and its products

Pharmaceutical products

Quality Services International GmbH – a Tentamus company

QSI  is a leading laboratory for quality control of food, honey and pharmaceutical raw materials. We offer independent laboratory and consulting services* in the areas of Food and pharmaceutical raw materials. Our GMP-certificate is a perfect Addition to our services. Therefore we are a reliable and officially authorized partner for production, trade and export as well as associations and institutions when it comes to product safety, hygiene and quality control.

Our more than 60 years of expertise with an extensive spectrum of analyses is accredited by the state and our tailor-made special solutions leave nothing to be desired. Thanks to our unique full-service group of companies under the umbrella of the Tentamus Group, we are able to offer complete analytics and innovative solutions for national and international requirements of external quality control – even for special requests.

Please see for yourself! We would be happy to submit you an offer tailored to your needs. We are looking forward to your enquiry – and will find the best solution for you! QSI – a lab for life.

* Consulting services do not fall within the scope of accreditation.

Memberships and cooperation

QSI is an active member of the following associations and working groups: Deutscher Honigverband, Deutscher Teeverband, Deutscher Kaffeeverband, BLL, GDCh/LChG, DIN Kommitee: Honig, Kaffee, Tee, AOAC International, F.E.E.D.M., International Honey Commission, NHPDA

All News

New CEO, Infrastructure and Logo at AALabs

Adamson Analytical Laboratories (AAL) based in Corona (Greater Los Angeles) has now been part of the Tentamus Family for over half a year. Since then, many things have changed. Utilizing Tentamus’s Global Network of experts, the internal structures at AAL have been optimized to ensure efficient testing processes, maximizing throughput while ensuring quality from the ... Continued

Outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes from frozen vegetables

In March 2018, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) already announced that frozen corn is likely to be the source of Listeria monocytogenes strain infections that have been persistent since 2015. The EU countries affected are Denmark, Finland, Austria, Sweden and Great Britain. As of 15 June 2018, the outbreak included 47 reported cases and ... Continued

Whipped cream - Microbiological risks in summer months

Especially in the summer months, cream samples are regularly objected to by the monitoring authorities. Very often there are complaints because the bacterial counts of the pseudomonads and enterobacteria are increased. These typical hygiene germs indicate improper cleaning and disinfection of the cream machines. But also the construction of the devices often makes thorough cleaning ... Continued

Nutritional profiles of food: Laboratory or database analysis

There are three methods for determining the nutritional profiles of foodstuffs:   Database analysis is based on your product formulations, raw material specifications and processing information. For the raw materials that are basic ingredients, the database analysis uses the statistical mean, which varies according to growth conditions, seasonality, location and other factors. Laboratory analysis is ... Continued

Avoiding the presence of viruses in frozen berries

On 19 May 2017 an expert meeting was held at the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) with 33 participants from official food inspection, the relevant business associations and federal institutions on the subject of “Avoiding the presence of viruses in frozen berries”. Frozen berries have been identified several times in recent years as the cause of disease outbreaks. Contaminations ... Continued

Solanin in potatoes

BfR recalls the usual recommendations for storage and preparation of potatoes   On the occasion of a case of poisoning by a potato court, the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) recalls the proper handling of potatoes. Glycoalkaloids, including solanine as an important representative, are natural ingredients in potatoes. The intake of a certain amount ... Continued

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