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Fast, reliable, and accurate information is essential for quality control within the food industry. Our chromatography product portfolio plays an essential part of the food process and can be used for the separation and analysis of preservatives, additives, vitamins, proteins, and contaminants.

Contributing to food safety, quality control, flavour analysis, authentication, nutritional analysis, residue analysis, process optimization, and quality assurance, chromatography provides accurate and reliable analysis of food and beverage samples. This ensures product safety, compliance with regulations, and consumer satisfaction in the diverse and dynamic realm of food and beverages.

Key roles of gas chromatography in food analysis:

  • Flavour and aroma analysis
  • Food safety and quality control
  • Food additive analysis
  • Process optimisation and quality assurance
  • Pesticide analysis

Key roles of HPLC in food analysis:

  • Food additive analysis
  • Authentication and origin determination
  • Nutritional analysis
  • Residue analysis


There are thousands of different substances that are regulated by different organisations around the world providing a dynamic and challenging set of criteria for all food-testing laboratories. SCION’s GC, GC-MS and HPLC instruments combined with dedicated analysis and reporting software empowers food-testing laboratories to navigate the complex regulatory requirements with confidence and efficiency.



  • Oils/Fat profiling, Omega 3 content
  • Beer & other beverages analysis (alcohol, off flavours/odours)
  • Aflatoxins, organic acids, mycotoxins, nitrosamines, sugars, allergens.
  • Pesticide residue in foods (vegetables, fruit, herbs, flowers, cannabis, hemp)
  • Bioethanol
  • Hemp, CBD, Tobacco
  • Flavourings, Essential oils, Extracts
  • Vitamins
  • Potency Content of Cannabis
  • Cannabinoid Profiling
  • Terpene Profile
  • Residual Solvents in Cannabis