Some parameters are only necessary for specific products or for answering specific questions. Examples of these include polyphenols in tea, piperine in pepper, or coumarin in cinnamon.
Hemp products are a current example of a product group that raises difficult issues. These days, everyone is talking about food products made with hemp. Cannabis has ascended quickly from being a niche product to gaining superfood status. As would be expected, there are numerous hemp products to be found on the market at the moment that are not entirely marketable by law. Novel food authorization and health claim regulations are important terms in this field, not just for those who are putting these products on the market.
In addition to having the relevant know-how for the legal assessment, special analysis is also necessary: that means, for example, determining the active ingredients, THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol). Some of the products that can be bought today even demonstrate THC levels that are detrimental to human health.
The GBA Group provides a team of experts that alway stays up to date with the constantly changing requirements for various sectors and products. With our long-term experience as a foundation, our customers receive high-quality support with all of their concerns related to analytical planning, sampling, and analysis, as well as detailed legal assessments and consulting.