As a strong provider of high-quality spices, we have our own, state-of-the-art laboratory. It is run by AKO's quality assurance.
Here in the laboratory is where the goods inwards checks are carried out - always in accordance with the certified and constantly updated spice analysis plan. This plan complies with European food laws. This includes:
- Sampling plans based on DIN standards and recognised directives
- Visual inspections
- Sensory-guided testing
- Microbiological testing
- Chemico-physical testing
The testing methods are recognised and are constantly updated, validated and verified.
(DIN ISO EN 22000:2005)