Our network

Benefit from our extensive network within and beyond the coffee industry. In this way, we can offer you the best possible information and advice. CR3-Analytik is actively represented as a company and through individuals in many professional bodies and associations.

CR3 Kaffeeveredelung M. Hermsen GmbH

As one of the leading service providers for the refining process of green coffee, CR3-Kaffeeveredelung M. Hermsen GmbH supports the global coffee industry with a range of processes in the field of decaffeination and steaming. Additionally, the company offers warehousing and logistics services. Together with CR3-Analytik, the company is part of the Hermsen Group: the Hermsen Group has been in the coffee business for over 80 years and, in addition to coffee expertise, stands for social and environmental commitment. The Manfred Hermsen Foundation has been continuously promoting projects of this kind both within and outside the coffee world for several decades.

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Associations and Memberships

  • Deutscher Kaffeeverband e.V.

    The German Coffee Association represents members not only in German-speaking countries but far beyond. Here, amongst other active roles, we are represented on the Quality Committee.

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  • European Coffee Federation

    This is where the entire European coffee industry meets, keeping a close watch on developments in EU institutions in Brussels. The management of CR3-Analytik is actively involved in the Contamminants Committee and the Technical & Regulatory Committee.

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  • National Coffee Association (NCA)

    We have been a member of the NCA - the largest coffee industry network in the USA - since 2022.

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  • Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh)

    With around 30,000 members drawn from the worlds of science, industry and the liberal professions, the GDCh represents a large, professionally and socially relevant community. We have been a member of the Food Chemistry Society, a subgroup of the GDCh, for many years.

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    DIN Committee Coffee

    For decades, the DIN European Committee for Standardisation has been developing and validating analytical standards, which are then often recognised at an international level. CR3-Analytik chairs the DIN Working Committee on Coffee.

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  • CEN TC 275/WG13 "Process Contamminants"

    The WG 13 of the European Standards Institute CEN develops both horizontal and vertical methods for the analysis of old and new process contaminants, such as pesticides, MOSH/MOAH and acrylamide.

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  • "ISO/TC 34/SC 15 ""Coffee"" Scope

    SC 15 is responsible for the global standardisation of coffee and coffee products, covering in particular the production chain from green coffee right through to the consumer. Standardisation includes terminology, sampling, test methods and analyses, product specifications and requirements for packaging, storage and transport.

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  • Deutscher Verband Unabhängiger Prüflaboratorien e.V.

    The German Association of Independent Testing Laboratories (VUP) represents the private-sector laboratory companies operating in Germany. Its members inspect, analyses, test and measure product safety and quality as well as protected goods for their customers from the business and government sectors.

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