Food Safety and Quality Testing Laboratory:: Post Harvest Technology- Charges

Food Safety and Quality Testing Laboratory
Post Harvest Technology Centre

Analytical charges for food samples

Sl.No. Parameters analysed Students
rate/sample
Rs.
Industries
rate/sample
Rs.
Carbohydrate
1. Total Carbohydrate 200 600
2. Total Sugars 200 600
3. Reducing Sugars 200 600
4. Non Reducing Sugars 200 600
5. Starch 200 600
6. Amylose 200 600
7. Amylopectin 200 600
8. Cellulose 200 600
9. Pectin 200 600
10. Inulin 200 600
11. Crude fibre 300 750
12. Ash 200 600
13. Acid Insoluble Ash 200 900
14. Sucrose 200 600
15. Glucose 200 600
16. Fructose 200 600
17. Sugars (Polarimeter) 150 450
Lipids
1. Oil 250 900
2. Free fatty acids 200 600
3. Acid number 150 500
4. Iodine number 200 600
5. Saponification number 200 600
6. Peroxide value 200 600
7. Volatile acids 200 600
8. Cholesterol 300 900
Proteins
1. Total protein 250 750
2. Total nitrogen 250 750
3. Total free amino acids 200 600
4. Amino Acid Analysis (AAA) 3000 9000
5. Lysine 250 750
6. Methionine 250 750
7. Soluble protein 200 600
8. Protein fractions 1000 2000
9. Gluten 200 450
Enzymes
1. Amylases 300 -
2. Phosphatases 300 -
3. Cellulase 300 -
4. Poly phenol oxidase 300 -
5. Peroxidase 300 -
6. Poly galacturonase 300 -
7 Pectin methyl esterase 300 -
8 Lipase 300 -
Vitamins
1. Ascorbic acid 250 400
2. Vitamin A 250 750
3. Thiamine 300 500
4. Riboflavin 300 500
Minerals
1. Calcium 250 500
2. Iron 250 500
3. Phosphorus 250 500
4. Potassium 250 500
5. Sodium 250 500
6. Heavy Metals (Rate/element) (Mercury, Arsenic, Tin, Lead, Zinc, Chromium, Cadmium) 250   500
Pigments
1. Beta - Carotene 250 500
2. Lycopene 250 600
3. Chlorophylls 200 500
4. Curcumin 200 500
5. Capsaicin 300 900
Preservatives
1. Sulphur-di-oxide 250 500
Phenols
1. Total Phenols 200 600
2. Tannins 200 600
   3. Total Antioxidant activity 300 750
Anti-nutritional factors
1. Trypsin inhibitor 300 500
2. Hydrogen cyanide 300 500
Others
1. Acidity 100 200
2. Alcohol content 300 900
3. Color 150 300
4. Calorific value 300 500
5. Moisture 100 100
6. pH 50 100
7. Salt 250 500
8. TSS (Total Soluble Solids)    
9. Uric acid 300 900
10. Viscosity (Viscometer) 200 600
11. Microbial load (Total Count) 300 750
12. High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) 2000 4500
13. Quality Certificate for Rice and Wheat - 500

For Further Details, Contact

Professor & Head,
Post Harvest Technology Centre, AEC & RI,
TamilNadu Agricultural University,
Coimbatore –641 003.

Phone: 0422 6611268
Mail: phtc@tnau.ac.in

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