Introducing SGS in Colombia

Established: 2014

Employees: 14

Laboratories: 1

Laboratory space: 150 m2

Location: Bogota


Established in 2014, this laboratory has been set up with state of the art equipment and it is run by a team of experienced and knowledgeable scientists and technicians. Serving Colombia’s growing agriculture industry, this laboratory delivers a wide range of food testing and analysis services, including:

  • Chemical
  • Microbiological
  • Nutritional facts
  • Physical

Products Covered

Offering a broad range of food testing services, SGS’s food laboratory in Colombia caters for a broad range of food categories:

  • Beverages
  • Dairy
  • Grains and cereals
  • Pastry
  • Meat, poultry and seafood
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Herbs and spices
  • Tea and coffee
  • Processed, canned and frozen foods
  • Oil and fats
  • Bottled water
  • Confectionary and chocolate


Following two busy years setting up and establishing this laboratory, SGS is pleased to announce that this lab has recently been granted ISO 17025 accreditation by ONAC, Colombia’s national accreditation body. The accreditation scope includes sampling on food, food products and raw ingredients. It covers testing and calibration performed using standard methods, non-standard methods, and laboratory-developed methods.

Experience and Expertise

Part of the company’s Multilab, the team shares space and capabilities with SGS’s local environment, health and safety testing team. They are experienced and highly trained to deliver a full range of accurate and effective food testing and analysis services, with fast turnaround times and competitive pricing.

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For further information, please contact:

SGS Colombia
Juan Sebastian Salazar Arias
Product Manager Agriculture and Food
SGS Colombia S.A.
t: +57 1 606 9292