In the Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry of NKUA we provide a complete suite of analytical services regarding food analysis.  We offer you substantial experience and expertise and the use of state-of-the art technologies from highly qualified science and technology specialists. As a result, we can provide you with customized and innovative analysis to ensure food quality, safety and compliance.

We are a certified laboratory according to ISO 17025 guidelines and conduct our tests in line with European and international protocols.

Multi-residue trace analysis for the determination of contaminants in food

  • Veterinary drugs and pharmaceutical determination via LC-MS/MS

  • Mycotoxin determination via LC-MS/MS

  • Determination of additives (conservatives, colorants and sweeteners via LC-MS/MS)

  • Pesticides analysis in food and drinking water via LC-QTOF-MS, GC-APCI-QTOF-MS, GC/MS-MS

  • Heavy metal analysis via ETAAS

Nutritional Analysis

  • Vitamin analysis in food and feed via LC-MS/MS and HPLC-DAD

  • Amino acid profile determination in food and feed via LC-MS/MS

  • Determination of nucleotides, carnitine, choline, taurine and sugars in food matrices via HILIC-MS/MS

  • Fatty acid profiling in food and feed via GC FID

  • Fat, protein, hydrocarbon, ash, humidity determination through gravimetric and titration methods

Determination of Food Bioactive Content

  • Determination of phenolic compounds and antioxidants in food via LC-QTOF/MS

  • Determination of volatiles via GC-APCI-QTOF/MS

  • Aroma Compound Profiling via headspace-GC-MS/MS

  • Determination of pigments and squalene via HPLC-DAD

  • Biogenic amines and histamine in fresh and processed foods

“Omics” methodologies and workflows based on HRMS target, suspect and non-target screening

  • Chemical characterization of food products

  • Authenticity/Adulteration studies

  • Geographical Origin and Varietal discrimination of food products

  • Food changes monitoring during process

  • Food Contact Materials migration studies

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Geographical Origin Classification


TrAMS Group also provides services that include:

  • R & D Studies: Development and validation of analytical methods and metabolomic & proteomic protocols for the assessment of food authenticity and quality using multivariate chemometric tools
  • Training services: Advanced Instrumental Analysis (AAS, ICP-AES, MS, ICP-MS, GC, GC-MS, LC, LC-MS, tandem MS), Method Validation, System Suitability, Chemical Metrology, Measurement Uncertainty, Traceability, Laboratory Accreditation, EN ISO/IEC 17025:2017

For more information about our services feel free to contact us using the following form

Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry,
Department of Chemistry
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Panepistimiopolis Zografou
157 71 Athens, Greece
4th floor, Wing E