Agriculture and Food Inspection

Our quality-control services for agricultural commodities help clients meet all the necessary food and feed requirements for their products.

Cotecna owns a global network of laboratories and internationally recognised accreditations and certifications of the very highest standard (Such as ISO 17020, ISO 17025, GAFTA, FOSFA, etc.).

Our tailor-made services help traders, transporters, financial institutions and insurers assess the quality, quantity and integrity of their agricultural products.

We offer a wide range of services, including hold and tank inspection, loading and discharge supervision, sampling, lab testing, and stock monitoring.

Full list of agricultural services
  • Ships hold, railway car and truck cleanliness / condition checking
  • Inspection of holds, hatches and tanks
  • Witness of Hose Test
  • Sealing/unsealing inspection of holds and tanks
  • Superintendence at loading and/or discharge
  • Loading and discharge supervision
  • Determine cargo quantity by tally, draft survey and/or witness weighing operation
  • Sampling as per GB, GAFTA, FOSFA or other standards
  • Physical Organic Checking, Lab Testing & Analysis
  • Damage Survey
  • FOG (Fill Outturn Guarantee)
  • Inventory Checking, Stock Monitoring and In & Out Warehouse Quantity Checking
  • E-certificate Issuance

Agricultural Products

We inspect all kinds of agricultural products, including grains and cereals, seeds and oils, pulses and soft commodities.

Full list of inspected poducts
  • Wheat, Barley, Corn, Rye, Oat and other Grains
  • Soybean, Rapeseed, Sunflower seeds and other Oilseeds
  • Tapioca Chips, Bran , Middlings, Cake and other
  • Feedingstuffs
  • Pea, Garbanzo and other pulses
  • Vegetable oils
  • Rice
  • Cotton
  • Sugar (Raw Sugar & Refined Sugar)
  • Frozen Fish
  • Fruits
  • Eucalyptus wood, Camphor wood, Pine piece

Key Benefits

  • High standards of integrity, transparency, excellence and social responsibility
  • Experienced and professional staff
  • Global coverage of laboratories
  • Internationally recognised certifications and accreditations (ISO 17020, ISO 17025, Gafta, FOSFA, etc.)
  • Efficient and responsive service, customised to clients’ needs
  • Competitive rates

Request an Inspection

To learn more about our Agriculture and Food services, or to request an inspection for your business, please contact us.

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