Introducing the SGS Vietnam Food Lab

  • Employees: 42
  • Laboratories: 1 food laboratory including microbiology, wet Chemistry, and hi-tech laboratories
  • Laboratory space: 1,400m2
  • Location: Ho Chi Minh


Testing Services

SGS Vietnam’s agriculture and food laboratory delivers a full and diverse range of testing and analysis services on commodities and food.

  • Antibiotic residues
  • Pesticide residues
  • Mycotoxins
  • Nutritional analysis
  • Vitamins
  • Heavy metals and minerals
  • Microorganisms
  • GMOs
  • Antioxidants
  • Preservatives 
  • Additives

Products covered include: seafood, beverages, milk and dairy products, agricultural products and honey.


ISO 17025 (seafood, beverage, milk and dairy products, agricultural products, honey, feed), MARD (seafood, agricultural products, feeding stuffs) and GAFTA (grains and feeding stuffs).

Scope & Scale

SGS had established its first food lab in Ho Chi Minh City in 2001, conducting microbiological and chemical testing. In 2012 and 2013, capacity and capabilities were expanded following investment in Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry/Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) and Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry/Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) to facilitate the development of new tests focusing on antibiotics, pesticides, mycotoxins and vitamins.

On January 21 2016, SGS opened Vietnam’s first commercial Bio Safety Level 2 Food laboratory. This new laboratory is capable of handling ‘Risk Group2’ microorganisms. Therefore, the new food laboratory has been designed to meet Bio Safety Level 2, as required by the Vietnamese government.

SGS delivers food testing services to a wide range of clients covering the food supply chain, including food and feed processing companies in the seafood, grains, nuts, cereals, vegetables, honey, milk, dairy, feed, confectionery and beverage sectors.

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For further information, please contact:

SGS Vietnam Ltd.
SGS Building
119-121 Vo Van Tan, District 3
Ho Chi Minh City
t: +84 8 3935 1920