Your product is safe
A modern pilot plant, an accredited laboratory and a Team of experts support you in all aspects of food hygiene and safety, as well as food innovations.
You can rely on KIN competencies to plan and install safe and secure processes, robust to challenges and fully compliant to legal and industry standards such as IFS, BRC, ISO.
KIN Expert Teams offer validation, verification of processes and pre and post audit service
KIN is the only place able to support with high-quality solutions, from complete food safety services, applied research and process optimization, development of food products to education and qualification of employees
Thermal process validation
Thermal preservation of foods is a KIN core competence for more than 50 years:
We validate your retorts, pasteurisers, cooling units and chambers and all other equipment and processes in accordance with accredited procedures, taking into account legislation, and special food standards. KIN is the only institute accredited by Germany’s DakkS for themal processes.
Technology development and -application
Based on our long-standing expertise and result-orientation we are happy to support you in most challenging product- and process developments, from concept development and planning, project management, evaluation and optimisation. Our modern fully equipment pilot plant and our experts are at your hands to develop solutions for the most difficult Challenges or problems.
Fully accredited (DakkS) Food analyis laboratory – Reliable analyses and intelligent evaluations
Whatever you may require – microbiological, chemical, sensory analyses or instrumental analyses, challenge tests or packaging evaluation – your samples will be in safe hands in KIN.
In our modern equipped 24/7 servicing DakkS certified laboratory, we question every result critically and conduct further analyses as required to reach one target: The safety and quality of your products.
State of the art equipment and highly qualified, motivated personnel ensure the on time delivery of test results and an evaluation of the test results. We do not leave you alone with data. We are happy to support you in taking action derived from analyzing the data and results.
Competent consultation – always at your hand
In addition to the analytical results we provide a specialist consultation service covering national and international regulatory requirements, labelling and hygiene management, HACCP Systems, as well as common and specific manufacturing standards. With our technology experts we are happy to solve problems at the interface of packaging, food and processes as they arise and we offer support in setting up sensory panels , too.
Routine analyses and Trouble shooting
Our veterinarians, food technologist, food scientists, biologists and food and nutrition scientists are on hand to minimise your risks and take responsibility. We will support you in terms of managing crisis or production issues, implementation of new legislative requirements, changes in raw materials and recipe formulas and with routine examination and monitoring:
Our service portfolio includes:
- Cost-optimised sample schedules
- Production analysis and concept development
- Shelf life validation
- Microbiological stability/challenge tests
- Crisis management support
- Product and production documentation support
- Legal compliance
KIN on your “site”
Can’t make it to us? We will come to see you. Whether you need help with consultancy, analysis, technical developments, surveillance, auditing or trainings, we are happy as well to work on your premises. We guarantee work of highest quality and absolute confidentiality. Our qualified Lab-Team offers to collect your samples for immediate analyses, too.