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NABL Accredited
(ISO IEC 17025:2005)

FSSAI Authorized Food
Testing Laboratory

MOEF Recognized

OHSAS 18001:2007

ISO 14001:2004

AGMARK

Credentials
  • Analytical testing
  • Research and development
  • Consultancy and Training

Quality analysis of drinking water in Amritsar, Agra, and Guwahati

  • Client: An Overseas Development Bank
  • Duration: June 06 - ongoing
  • » Conducted sampling and quality analysis of drinking water in the cities of Amritsar, Agra, and Guwahati to assess
  • » quality of source water,
  • » performance effectiveness and efficiency of water treatment plants,
  • » the degree of contamination during distribution through pipelines, and
  • » to identify the location of contamination
  • » Evaluated the existing water testing laboratory facilities of respective State Governments to assess capacity shortfalls, and subsequently built adequate capacities for the short and mid-term period

Assessment of industrial utility of rare plant seeds available in forests of Chhattisgarh

  • Client: A leading forest products processor
  • Duration: August 05 - July 06
  • » Studied the constituents and characteristics of the rare plant seeds available in Chhattisgarh forests, and assessed the potential of manufacturing value added products from the same
  • » Identified economically feasible value added end-products that could be manufactured from the said plant seeds
  • » Recommended suitable process and technology for industrial manufacturing of the same

Identification of reasons behind large fluctuations in product quality

  • Client: A leading Indian hair oil manufacturer
  • Duration: April 06 - March 07
  • Identified the following as key problem areas:
  • » Irregularity in raw material quality, and
  • » Non-uniform manufacturing processes at different factories
  • Recommended suitable solutions to achieve consistent/desired product quality:
  • » Selected preferred vendors for the company, and
  • » Standardized manufacturing process at different factories

Regular testing and analysis of saffron, paneer*, honey, spices, and herbs

  • Client: A Dubai based food & agri commodities trading company
  • Duration: January 06 - ongoing (* Indian cottage cheese )
  • » Developed quality benchmarks for grading each product, in addition to existing specifications
  • » Regularly conduct testing and analysis against the said specifications and benchmarks to classify products in different quality grades
  • » Perform nutritional labeling for products sold through the retail channel

Regular testing and analysis of shea and cocoa butter

  • Client: An Africa based cosmo-lipids manufacturer
  • Duration: June 05 - ongoing
  • » Regularly conduct testing and analysis to classify products in different quality grades
  • » Identified the main quality shortcomings and recommended suitable process modifications to overcome the same

Annual contract for regular testing of ghee, butter and condensed milk powder

  • Client: Two Indian Private Dairy Majors
  • Duration: September 08 - ongoing
  • » These companies send on a daily basis, samples from the various consignments of milk, ghee and butter bought from different sources
  • » FARE Labs checks quality parameters of these products, which allows the company to decide its pricing, as pricing is a direct function of quality.

Brought down initial microbial load and its further growth in the packed product

  • Client: A leading Indian walnut exporter
  • Duration: Sep 06 - Aug 07
  • » Brought down initial microbial load and its further growth in the final packed product (processed walnut) to ensure its quality as per international quality standards
  • » Identified the pre-treatment process of de-hulling as the key problem area and significantly modified the same
  • » Introduced additional processing measures to ensure reduced microbial growth both, in process and on shelf
  • » The project helped the client by enhancing the acceptability of the product in the international market, thereby increasing the Company’s revenues

Quality analysis of edible oils for the vitamin fortification program in India and abroad

  • Client: Two Overseas NGOs with UN support
  • Duration: Aug 04 - ongoing
  • » Conducted quality analysis of edible oils of different grades as a part of the vitamin fortification program in India and abroad
  • » Estimated the required dosage of vitamins in the carrier oil
  • » Recommended specific measures for enhancing the efficacy of vitamin fortification of oils
  • » Established the vitamin fortification process, and designed suitable equipments for the same

New technology development based on processes approved by MOEF*, GOI*

  • Client: A group of leading Indian engine oil re-processors
  • Duration: April 03 - April 04
  • Developed new technology based on the total distillation process as per the guidelines of MOEF* and CPCB**
  • » FARE Labs was the first in India to design the technology, and the same was then widely accepted by the industry
  • » Plants based on the said technology were then successfully designed, manufactured, and installed on turn-key basis by FARE Labs in collaboration with SPPS, its group engineering company
  • Subsequently, SPPS has successfully installed many such plants for various industry players in almost all parts of the country
  • » The technology was also suitably modified for transformer and turbine oil
  • *Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India
  • ** Central Pollution Control Board, Government of India

Product quality improvement by process and technology development

  • Client: An Indian tamarind seed gum major
  • Duration: August 03 - July 05
  • Reduced gum particle size and made it soluble in cold water by
  • » dditional chemical treatments, and
  • » introduction of advanced crushing techniques
  • The project helped the client in enhancing his product value proposition, thereby significantly increasing the product pricing, and overall sales & profitability

Bio-fuel development from a combination of different feed-stocks

  • Client: A South India based large biotech company
  • Duration: Apr 07 - ongoing
  • » Different feed-stocks, and their various combinations, were used for manufacturing bio-fuel, and the end-product quality was compared against internationally accepted quality standards
  • » Standardized the manufacturing process for the developed feed-stock
  • Currently working on developing value-added products from the co-products and by-products that come out as a part of the process

3rd party quality audit and new product development

  • Client: Indian Spices, herbs & salad dressing company
  • Duration: September 08 - ongoing
  • » New product development and recipe engineering
  • » 3rd party quality audit to check whether products conform to their own standards and the PFA (Prevention of Food Adulteration) standards
  • » Farelabs does the nutritional labeling of products for the company – developing the correct formatting and analysis and testing for nutritional labeling

Developed a suitable cattle feed product through advanced recipe engineering

  • Client: A large Indian business conglomerate
  • Duration: April 02 - March 03
  • » Identified potential feed constituents available commercially in the North Indian market
  • » Conducted a detailed chemical and nutritional study of the identified potential feed constituents
  • » Developed product at laboratory level though recipe engineering – the product was approved by a Fortune 50 MNC, and the client entered into a long term sale contract with the MNC for the same
  • » Standardized the process, and recommended plant configuration for commercial production

Improved an existing effluent treatment plant, located in North India, to achieve zero effluent discharge

  • Client: A leading Indian paints company located in North India
  • Duration: August 05 - March 07
  • » The plant was already meeting and exceeding the norms laid down by the Pollution Control Board even without our assistance – however, the client wanted to make its plant a Zero Effluent Discharge plant.

Addressal of quality, capacity utilization and efficiency of its plant

  • Client: North India based oleo-chemical company
  • Duration: September 08 - ongoing
  • » FARE Labs did the complete survey of raw materials, plant and processes to identify shortcomings and suggested and implemented corrections
  • » As a result of this, the company was able to achieve its desired quality level in products
  • » Recommendations were also given for total utilization of plant capacity and perfect efficiency

These training programs can be coordinated at the client site or FARE Labs’ premises as per client’s preference.

Training Program on quality control and assurance, and good laboratory practices

  • Client: A group of leading Bangladeshi food companies
  • Duration: December 07 - January 08
  • » Designed a training program for leading Bangladeshi food companies for their specific needs and requirements
  • » Detailed hand-outs and notes were provided to the candidates during the training program
  • » Included a detailed written, oral, and practical examination to assess the effectiveness of the training program, and to address the limitations of each candidate
  • » A total of 20 candidates received training under the program conducted at all the manufacturing facility locations of the client

These training programs can be coordinated at the client site or FARE Labs’ premises as per client’s preference.

Annual training and audit under the FARE Labs Corporate Membership Plan

  • Client: An Indian edible oil major
  • Duration: January 06 - ongoing
  • » Conduct training and audit on an annual basis under the FARE Labs Corporate Membership Plan
  • » Over the last three years the client has been able to develop efficient and effective systems for quality and technical management
  • » The client has witnessed an increased meaningful contribution by the laboratory to the procurement, production, and marketing teams

These training programs can be coordinated at the client site or FARE Labs’ premises as per client’s preference.

Training Program on increasing integration of lab with the production department

  • Client: A leading foods company present in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bhutan
  • Duration: November 06 - October 07
  • » Designed a training program for the laboratory personnel to ensure superior inputs from them to the production team, to achieve better product quality, and lower processing costs
  • » Cross-functional training program – candidates included the top management from laboratory and production streams
  • » A separate training program was delivered to the fresh recruits with no prior experience
  • » A total of 50 candidates received training under the program conducted at all the manufacturing facility locations of the client

These training programs can be coordinated at the client site or FARE Labs’ premises as per client’s preference.