Introducing SGS in Turkey

Employees: 83
Laboratories: 3
Laboratory space: 3,300 m
Locations: Istanbul
Mersin (2 laboratories)

Testing services

SGS has three agriculture and food laboratories operating in the country’s main ports, one in Istanbul and two in Mersin. Equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and staffed by experienced and knowledgeable scientists and technicians, these facilities deliver a full and diverse range of testing and analysis services for commodities and food. These include:

  • GMO screening, identification and quantification
  • Mycotoxins
  • Pesticide residues
  • Heavy metals and minerals
  • Proximate analysis
  • Microorganisms
  • Antioxidants
  • Preservatives
  • Additives
  • Sensory analysis
  • Adulteration and origin testing (meat & dairy products)
  • Antibiotic residues

Operating across all sectors, we cover a wide range of food and feeds, including food and feed additives, ready to eat foods, fresh and dried fruits/vegetables, dairy products, meat products, egg and egg by-products, seafood, confectionaries, beverages, oil seeds, agricultural products, oils and fats, feeds and by-products, honey, process water.


SGS’s laboratories in Turkey are Government approved and TURKAK accredited in accordance with ISO 17025. In addition, both Mersin labs are GOST accredited in accordance with ISO 17025, while our Mersin food lab holds a EURL QS certificate, and our Istanbul laboratory is also GAFTA and FOSFA approved.

Scope and scale

In 2015, SGS’s agriculture and food laboratories in Turkey carried out 181,000 analyses on some 51,000 samples. This network of testing and analysis facilities has the capabilities and equipment to conduct more than 1,800 analyses, some 85% of which are accredited.

With extensive experience and expertise, our labs in Turkey can support clients on the widest range of projects, offering high technical capability, fast turnaround times and competitive prices.

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Contact SGS Turkey to find the SGS laboratory best equipped to meet your needs.

Ozgur Senay
SGS Turkey
Baglar Mah. Osmanpasa Caddesi No. 95
Is Istanbul Plaza, Günesli
Istanbul, 34209
t: +90 212 368 40 00
f: +90 212 296 47 82 - 83