VSI Sugar Technology Department has a state-of-the-art equipped Sugar Laboratory for analysis of sugar, molasses and other intermediate products from sugar manufacturing process and boiler water. [See analysis and service charges]
The sugar laboratory of the Sugar Technology Department has achieved accredited status as per ISO/IEC 17025:2005 from “National Accreditation Board for Testing and calibration Laboratories (NABL), New Delhi with effect from June 2003.
While exporting refined/raw sugar, quality control is one of the major areas. VSI sugar laboratory helps in assessing refined/raw sugar quality.
This laboratory provides analytical services to all the concerned dealing with sugar and other byproducts as per demand. Around 650 sugar and molasses samples are analysed per year for the parameters requested by the clients.
The Manager of the laboratory is working as Associate referee for the ICUMSA. The laboratory has participated three times in collaborative testing organized by the ICUMSA. The results obtained were to the level of expectations of the ICUMSA.
Salient Features of Sugar Laboratory
The sugar laboratory is well equipped with sophisticated instruments
International (ICUMSA) and National (IS) standard methods are adopted for the analysis.