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SGS Announces the Official Opening of Its New Food Testing Laboratory in Papua New Guinea

Hot SourceSGS UpdatesJune 15, 2021

SGS offers a comprehensive range of food safety, quality and sustainability services that help businesses grow consumer confidence and undertake informed, risk-based decision making.

Our purpose-built NATA ISO17025 Accredited Laboratory in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea is the latest addition to the SGS group. The new facility offers internationally recognized quality testing to the food manufacturing, hospitality and retail market segments.

Kieran Hopkins, SGS Business Manager for Australia and Papua New Guinea said, "SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity, and we are thrilled to be expanding our global network of accredited food labs with this outstanding new facility in Papua New Guinea."

The laboratory offers a comprehensive range of testing services, including:

  • Food microbiology indicators
  • Food microbiology pathogens
  • Water microbiology
  • Water chemistry

The new facility has the required staffing and equipment to deliver tests across every major food category. These include:

  • Baked goods
  • Confectionary and chocolate
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Grains and cereals
  • Herbs and spices
  • Meat and poultry
  • Processed, canned and frozen foods
  • Tea and coffee

Thanks to our dedicated resource of degree qualified scientists with deep operational and industry experience, we ensure clients are provided with accurate information, quickly and efficiently. We're delighted to confirm this latest expansion of our global operations.

For further information, please contact:

Kieran Hopkins
Health and Nutrition
Business Manager - Australia and Papua New Guinea
t: +61 3 9574 3277

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