Welcome to QIB Extra Ltd Improving the productivity of our customers to ensure the quality and safety of their products

Analysis of Food Bioactives Determination of levels of plant bioactives such as anthocyanins

Microbiology Expertise in major food-borne bacterial pathogens including C.botulinum

Food Quality Food quality; shelf-life, authenticity, texture analysis and product consistency

Authentication Rapid screening methods for detecting substitution of undeclared material in foods

Nutritional Information Solutions (NIS)

National Collection of Yeast Cultures (NCYC)

Food Science Solutions Fast 


What We Do

QIB Extra carries out bespoke research for food, health and allied industries.
 
QIB Extra offers a rapid confidential service that can take the form of short-term contract research, consultancies or large applied research projects. We use our expertise and equipment to solve problems for our customers. Most of our work is in the form of short research projects or consultancies.

We use expertise and facilities to solve problems and investigate potential issues. Facilities include state of the art analytical equipment that are found within our high-level research environment.

Analysis of Food Bioactives

Food Bioactives, particularly plant-based bioactives, are the focus of intense research with regards to their beneficial health properties.

Microbiology

Food Safety is an essential part of product manufacture. QIB extra has expertise in the major bacterial pathogens of concern and can help with process validation with regards to ensuring safety guidelines are met. 

Food Quality

QIB Extra can help you in all aspects of food quality; shelf-life, authenticity, texture analysis and product consistency.

Nutritional Information Solutions (NIS)

New legislation requires producers to label all foods with nutritional composition data. NIS can provide software to enable you to calculate your nutritional information from your recipe ingredients or if preferred can calculate the nutritional information for you.

Stats and Analysis

We offer access to a team of professional statisticians who will aim to give understandable answers to your data analysis questions or problems as well as help you design experiments. 

NCYC

National Collection of Yeast Cultures (NCYC) offers a number of commercial services including contract R&D, yeast identification, DNA fingerprinting and safe deposit.

Authentication

Utilizing the expertise of the Analytical Sciences Unit at Quadram Institute, QIB Extra is able to offer  rapid screening methods for detecting substitution of undeclared material in foods.

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