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May, 16 2024

Leading Players in Food Safety: Overview of Key Companies in Allergen and Intolerance Testing Market

The global food allergens and intolerance testing market serves a critical role in both safeguarding consumer health and ensuring regulatory compliance in the food industry. By identifying specific proteins that trigger allergic reactions and detecting intolerances to certain foods, manufacturers can prevent contamination and accurately label products, thus protecting consumers with allergies or intolerances. This fosters trust in food brands and aids in the development of allergen-free and hypoallergenic food options, meeting the increasing demand for specialized dietary needs. Ultimately, this comprehensive testing approach contributes to overall food safety, public health, and consumer satisfaction in the global food market.

Global Food Allergens and Intolerance Testing Market will grow a CAGR of 8.1% during the forecast period of 2022-2029.

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Below are the Top Food Allergens and Intolerance Testing Companies with a Significant Market Share:




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Eurofins Scientific

Eurofins is a leading player in food allergens and intolerance testing, offering a wide range of analytical services to ensure food safety and regulatory compliance. Their expertise includes allergen detection methods such as ELISA and PCR, catering to the needs of food manufacturers and retailers worldwide.

  • Food and Feed Testing: Allergen testing

Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Middle East and Africa

In October 2018, Eurofins Scientific acquired EnvironeX Group Inc., which is a leading provider of testing services to the environment, agrifood, and health and pharmaceuticals sectors in Quebec Canada. This acquisition has helped the company to expand its footprints in Canada.


SGS Société Générale de Surveillance SA

SGS provides comprehensive testing and certification services for the food industry, including allergen and intolerance testing. Their state-of-the-art laboratories and skilled professionals ensure accurate analysis and help companies meet regulatory requirements and consumer expectations regarding food safety and labeling.

  • Health and Nutrition: Allergen Testing

Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Asia-Pacific

In March 2021, SGS SA expanded its Glasgow Facility, increasing its Biosafety Testing Capacity. The new equipment installed includes BSL-2 cabinets, ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) technology, cell culture equipment for virus detection, and real-time PCR (polymerase chain reaction) testing equipment.


Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas offers a suite of food testing solutions, including allergen and intolerance testing, to assist food businesses in maintaining quality and compliance standards. Their global presence and technical expertise make them a trusted partner for ensuring the safety and integrity of food products across the supply chain.

  • Food: Allergen Testing

Europe, Asia-Pacific, Americas, and Middle East, and Africa

In July 2020, Bureau Veritas and The Ascott Limited (Ascott), which is one of the leading international lodging owner-operators have, signed a global agreement for providing audits and certification for the hygiene and safety standards of Ascott’s worldwide properties. This development has helped the company to enhance their business and generate more revenue in the future.



TÜV SÜD delivers allergen and intolerance testing services to support food manufacturers in identifying and managing risks associated with allergenic substances. Through their analytical capabilities and regulatory knowledge, they help clients navigate complex food safety regulations and ensure consumer protection.

  • Testing Services: Food Allergens Testing

Europe, Asia-Pacific, Americas, and Middle East, and Africa

In March 2019, TÜV SÜD Food Safety Institute GmbH acquired shares in Flowtify GmbH which is a supplier of mobile hygiene & quality management.  This Partnership was able to offer services with digital solutions that will facilitate the clients' day-to-day quality assurance and will offer them tangible value added.



ALS provides specialized testing services for food allergens and intolerances, employing advanced analytical techniques to detect and quantify allergenic proteins and substances. Their tailored solutions assist food businesses in meeting regulatory requirements and mitigating risks related to allergen contamination, enhancing consumer confidence in food products.

  • Food Safety and Quality: Allergens Testing


Europe, Asia-Pacific, Americas, and Middle East and Africa

In October 2017, ALS Limited acquired the Mikrolab Group in Sweden, which provides pharmaceutical, environmental, and food testing to a broad range of clients. This acquisition has brought new capability to ALS by allowing it to offer additional services for clients and, expand its presence as a significant global pharmaceutical testing business, and act as a leading analytical testing service provider that has extensive capabilities and geographical coverage.


In the food allergens and intolerance testing market, Eurofins Scientific, SGS Société Générale de Surveillance SA, Bureau Veritas, TÜV SÜD, and ALS stand as key players, offering comprehensive solutions to ensure food safety and regulatory compliance. With their advanced analytical capabilities and global reach, these companies play a crucial role in helping food manufacturers meet stringent standards and safeguard consumer health. By providing accurate allergen and intolerance testing services, they contribute to building trust in food brands and enhancing the quality and integrity of products across the supply chain. In a market driven by increasing consumer awareness and regulatory scrutiny, these companies serve as pillars supporting the safety and transparency of the global food industry.

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