vitamin analysis with sources: fruits, veggies, and supplements.

Trace amounts of organic compounds called vitamins are essential for the normal growth and health of organisms. The most common sources of Vitamins are food and/or dietary supplementation. Many believe that it controls many physiological functions of an organism. These physiological functions include primarily catalytic functions (coenzymes), controlling functions (hormone-like substances), and protection from free radical damage. Deficiency diseases caused by a lack of vitamins include circulatory disturbances, metabolic disorders, anemia, and muscular atrophy. As a result, buyers must know the vitamin contents in their foods because they need to understand and regulate how much of each is taken at any given time, this could be achieved through vitamin analysis. Knowledge based on thorough analysis of what various foods contain becomes essential for individual consumer’s efforts toward optimizing and maximizing daily intakes.”

Importance of Vitamin Analysis

For several reasons, vitamin analysis of food products is necessary.

Nutritional Labeling:

Correct vitamin analysis ensures the honesty of nutritional labels on food and supplement items and regulatory compliance as well.

Product Development:

Vitamin analysis assists product development by allowing producers to develop products with the specified nutritional profiles.

Quality Control:

Manufacturers use vitamin analysis to ensure that their products include the vitamins they claim.

Dietary Assessment:

Researchers and healthcare professionals use vitamin analysis to assess dietary intake and promote patient health.

CVR Labs is a renowned vitamin analytical service provider. Food manufacturers and retailers require accurate and reliable vitamin testing services in processing and production to meet labelling requirements. Utilising a wide range of modern analytical techniques, we strive to offer quality vitamin analytical services at competitive prices and fast turnaround without compromising accuracy. Our analytical services cover water-soluble and fat-soluble vitamins.

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)
Vitamin A (Retinol)
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
Pro Vitamin A (ß Carotene)
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
Vitamin D2 (Ergocalciferol)
Vitamin PP (Niacinamide)
Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol)
Vitamin B4 (Choline)
Vitamin E (Tocopherols & Tocotrienols)
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid)
Vitamin K1 (Phylloquinone)
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)
Vitamin K2 (Menaquinones)
Vitamin Bc/B9 (Folic acid)
Vitamin K3 (Menadione)
Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin)
Vitamin C (L-Ascorbic acid)
Vitamin C (L-Dehydroascorbic acid )
Vitamin H (Biotin)

The typical methods of vitamin analysis in food are the electrophoretic, chromatographic, immunological, spectrophotometric, fluorometric, and microbiological methods. CVR Labs has developed chromatographic techniques for analyzing vitamins.

Many chromatographic methods have well-developed vitamin analysis. The various technologies are namely LC: liquid chromatography, HPLC: high-performance liquid chromatography, UHPLC: ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography, nanoscale chromatography, and two-dimension chromatography GC. Examples of such chromatographic methods include ultraviolet/Visible, fluorescence, electrochemical, and mass spectrometry. The flexibility of chromatographic techniques provides multiple solutions to the vitamin characterization of foods.

CVR Labs Vitamin Analysis Services

CVR Labs follows an ISO 17025 accreditation and with a rigorous quality management system oversight. Our staff is a group of highly experienced chemists, microbiologists and laboratory technicians using the most advanced equipment. In other words, we can offer low-cost vitamin analytical services meeting national/international standards. Our professionals are happy to establish a personal relationship with each of our clients and are available to talk and offer guidance on analytical approaches. In addition to standard tests, we are also developing new versions and upgrading existing methods to meet the future requirements for testing. Kindly contact us if you would like further information on vitamin testing.

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