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Olive oil also known as liquid gold is traded and consumed worldwide for its health benefits for centuries. According to North American Olive Oil Association, there is an olive oil for every taste and budget. Like in any trade there is a fear of economic adulteration and deliberate mislabeling in olive oil industry.

Addressing all parameters with expertise in grading of olive oil.

Leave the quality testing of your olive oil to the experts at SGS. We have the experience and know-how to help you with all your testing and certification needs.

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We are the world's leading inspection, testing and certification company, with extensive experience and expertise in general testing, as well as key testing for your products. Contact us to learn more about how we can help you with your olive oil testing and inspection needs.

Quality Tests Performed

  • Free Fatty Acids
  • Peroxide Value
  • Specific Extinction
  • ECN 42 Difference
  • Fatty Acid Profile
  • Sterols
  • Pyropheophytins
  • 1,2 Diglycerides
  • Glyceryl Monopalmitate
  • Waxes
  • Polyphenols
  • Other customer requested tests etc.

Grades of Olive Oil We Test

  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Virgin
  • Refined Olive Oil
  • Raw and refined olive pomace oil
  • And all its legally authorized mixtures

Accreditations and Recognitions

  • We are ISO 17025 accredited for chemical testing through A2LA.
  • AOCS recognizes us approved chemists for olive oil chemistry. 
  • We are one of the four lab members of North American Olive Oil Association.

At SGS we are customer-centric and work with producers and consumers to identify those risks. Our technical competence will provide greater trustworthy commercial support.

  • We abide by internal as well as external quality assurance programs.
  • We test olive oils against published standards such as International Olive Council Standards
  • Our ISO 17025 accreditation dictates the traceability and quality of our results.
  • We issue precise reports and inform clients adequately.

SGS Commitment to Olive Oil Trade