Our broad and extensive technical competencies provide valuable insights and crucial advantages to companies from various industries.



Companies from all areas of food production will find a wide range of high-quality and tailored services here – from laboratory analyses, expert reports and consulting to inspection and certification, as well as training and seminars.



As a partner to the cosmetics industry, we offer expert support in the evaluation of raw materials, semi-finished products, end products and various contact materials. From decorative cosmetics to medical cosmetics, natural cosmetics and personal hygiene products.



We develop bespoke solutions that accommodate the entire life cycle for companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical industries. Naturally, the services we offer are all based on GLP and GMP guidelines.

Food Supplements

Food Supplements

Controlled quality makes the difference. Also in the area of food supplements. We support established companies and start-ups by providing advice and practical assistance at every stage of their journey. For instance by performing essential examinations or reviewing labels.

Our services


Our laboratories enable customers to continuously monitor and assure their product and process quality and to develop new products. This extends from chemical and microscopic analyses to microbiological examinations and sensory assessments. Standardised reference methods, along with fast and cost-efficient screening procedures, add the finishing touches to our portfolio.


A team of experienced experts is at your disposal for the interpretation of laboratory reports and the preparation of assessments and certificates. Their competence also enables the clarification of issues relating to the Food Safety and Consumer Protection Act (LMSVG) without unnecessary red tape.


Certification strengthens competitiveness. We check and certify adherence to national and international quality standards and legal requirements for the food industry & retailers, the logistics sector, catering, hospitality and institutional food services. As an accredited certification body (according to EN ISO/IEC 17065), we also accompany businesses on their way to successful IFS certification.


Inspections along the entire value chain guarantee safe products. Our portfolio includes all kinds of business and hygiene inspections, as well as sampling according to standardised specifications.


Innovation in the food sector demands expertise in many areas. TechNet, LVA’s technology network, makes it easy for research and development projects to source competent support. From drafting a project or a funding application to actual implementation. Moreover, the LVA food testing institute has been a partner in national, international and EU projects for many years.

Training & Consulting

Our training programme provides valuable support with practical courses addressing all issues within food processing. Speakers include international experts from government ministries, associations, universities and food regulators, as well as renowned auditors and consultants. Certification according to ISO 21001:2018 guarantees that practical knowledge is shared in consistently impeccable quality.

Your industry is not listed? We are happy to assist.

Just tell us which issues are important to you. We will doubtless find a solution to your concern together with our partners.