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Beverage Analysis

Specialist Services to the Beverage Industry


At Leeder Analytical we offer an extensive range of specialised analytical, consulting chemistry and training services to meet your requirements. Leeder Analytical provides flexibility in our beverage testing services; coupled with our expert staff we are able to handle your non-routine work such as investigations on your product or packaging, trouble-shooting, method development and auditing.

Within our purpose built laboratory we can assist with problem solving investigations, provide advice on quality improvement, and potentially aid in reducing risk to your business in lost sales and consumer confidence. We have access to state of the art equipment enabling us to provide you with the best solutions.

At Leeder Analytical, whether it’s raw materials like malt or water, or your final products, our staff have extensive industry experience ensuring your requirements are understood and met. Some of the services we offer include:

Organic Acids
A wide range of acids can be determined from totals to individual acids. Some of these include:
Total Acids (TA), Acetic acid, Citric Acid, L-Malic Acid, D-Lactic acid, L-Lactic acid, Oxalic Acid, Succinic Acid, L- Ascorbic Acid, D-Gluconic Acid, D-Isocitric Acid, Tartaric Acid, Full Acid profile,Total acids (pH 7) & Total acids (pH 8).

Sugar Analysis
Analysis of sugars in grape juice and wines. From mono saccharides through to tri saccharides. Sugars include D-Fructose, D-Glucose, Sucrose (Total Glucose), D-Glucose + D-Fructose, D-Glucose + D-Fructose + Sucrose, Lactose, Monosaccaride profile, Disaccaride profile, Trisaccaride profiles, etc.

Calcium, Sodium    ,Copper, Cadmium, Total Iron, Lead, Magnesium, Potassium, Aluminium, Arsenic, Antimony, Manganese, Boron, Zinc, Chromium, Iron, Selenium, Cobalt,Trace Metals profile, Heavy Metals Profile, Mercury.

Glycerol, Total Polyphenol, Ethanol Content, Alcohol profile (distilled).

Other Tests
Aldehydes & Ketones, Acetaldehyde, Colour, pH,Brix, Ammonia, Alpha-amino nitrogen (NOPA), Yeast Assimable Nitrogen (YAN), Nitrate, Nitrite, Fluoride, Bromide, Iodide, SO2 Free, SO2 Total, Chloride, Sulphate, Phosphate, Hydrogen Peroxide, Nitrosamines and Peroxyacetic Acid.

Taint Analysis