SGS’s agriculture and food laboratory at Medan, Indonesia has been approved as an analyst member of The Grain and Feed Trade Association (Gafta).

As an analyst member of Gafta, the Medan laboratory can analyze the quality of grain traded under Gafta contract terms.

Established in 2012, the Medan laboratory provides testing for the following, using Gafta methods:

  1. Moisture
  2. Crude Oil and Fat
  3. Protein – Kjeldahl Method
  4. Crude Fiber
  5. Crude Ash
  6. Ash Insoluble in HCl (Sand-Silica)
  7. Admixture

Receiving approved analyst status demonstrates the independence and neutrality of the SGS facility at Medan and its compliance with Gafta’s sampling rules.

By becoming an analyst member of Gafta, SGS Indonesia has extended the range of services it is able to offer, helping companies to prevent losses and meet both international and local regulations.

In addition, SGS in Indonesia is already an approved superintendent and surveyor member of Gafta.

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For further information, please contact:

Chrysanthus Ardono
Sales and Business Development
t: +62 21 7818111

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