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Welcome to Minerva Scientific!
Consultant Analysts to the Food and Pharmaceutical Industries
Experts in honey testing

Honey and Bee products

Pharmaceuticals

Veterinary Products

Food & Feed

Consulting

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Minerva Scientific – a Tentamus company

With over 15 years of expertise in the testing and consulting industry, Minerva Scientific is a specialist analytical laboratory based in Derbyshire, UK. We hold UKAS ISO17025 accreditation for a wide range of analytical tests for food and feed –and are the leading experts in honey testing in the UK. We also hold MHRA GMP approval for the chemical testing of pharmaceutical and veterinary products.

Our policy is to provide an exceptional standard of testing and consultancy services to the Food and Pharmaceutical industries, with our expertise being provided by senior personnel with extensive experience in quality assurance and analytical testing gained with leading UK and European based organizations.

We are committed to being the best in the industry. Contact us to see how we can drive down your costs while offering market leading levels of quality and service.

As part of the Tentamus Group our full-service global network enables us to offer complete analytics and innovative solutions that meet national and international requirements for quality and safety control. We would be happy to provide a tailored quotation to meet your needs and welcome the opportunity to provide the best possible cost-effective solution.

Minerva – a lab for life.

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Analytical Methods to Demonstrate Positive (Healthy/Antioxidant) Properties of Botanical Products

Introduction Natural antioxidants, in botanical products (like fruits and vegetables), have gained increasing interest because epidemiological studies have indicated that frequent consumption of natural antioxidants is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer[1]. The defensive effects of natural antioxidants are related to three major groups: vitamins, (poly)phenols, and carotenoids. Vitamins like ascorbic ... Continued
Chlorpyrifos Dangers

The Dangers of Chlorpyrifos

Chlorpyrifos is an insecticide used to control pests, like termites, mosquitoes, and roundworms. Its scientific name is an organophosphate. So, How People Are Exposed? It has been determined that If you live or work near an agricultural area, chlorpyrifos particles can drift from nearby fields into your location by just a mere breeze.  Dangers of ... Continued

chelab becomes part of the Tentamus Group

The Tentamus Group is pleased to welcome chelab – Institute for Food Analysis as the newest member of the global laboratory network on June 01, 2021. The institute, located in Hemmingen near Hanover, is an analytical and quality control laboratory with more than 40 years of experience in the industry of non-alcoholic beverage analysis. chelab ... Continued

EuTech Scientific joins the Tentamus Network!

Together, EuTech Scientific (“EuTech”) and the Tentamus Group (“Tentamus”) are excited to announce the acquisition of EuTech by Tentamus. Tentamus is thrilled to welcome EuTech as its newest member to the global network of laboratories, on the 3rd of June 2021. “EuTech further intensifies our US-presence, tackling the New Jersey market space while expanding our quality assurance ... Continued

Does mustard cut the mustard?

Whether sweet, medium hot, spicy or Dijon mustard – we love them all! With sausage or liver cheese, in a vinaigrette or sauce – mustard is versatile and extremely popular. It basically consists of mustard seeds, vinegar, sugar and various spices.   Medium hot mustard with glyphosate   Yellow and brown mustard seeds are used ... Continued

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