Analysis of green coffee, roasted coffee and coffee products

Discover our analytical services for your coffee product. There are few other laboratories in the world where so many coffee samples from all processing stages are analysed. We analyse green coffee, roasted coffee, soluble coffee, chicory/cereal extracts and coffee-based beverage powders to the highest quality standards. The CR3-Analytik special laboratory provides an analysis  of contaminants and residues, and this includes determining value quality parameters. CR3-Analytik also carries out microbiological tests and offers sensory and marketability evaluation.

Contaminants and residues

  • Pesticide packages
  • Glyphosate, AMPA, Glufosinate
  • Mepiquat & Chlormequat
  • Dithiocarbamate
  • Chlorate, Perchlorate
  • Acrylamide
  • Furans incl. methylfurans
  • Ochratoxin A and other mycotoxins
  • Heavy metals and elements
  • Bromide, phosphine and other fumigants
  • Dichloromethane, ethyl acetate and other extraction solvents
  • Mineral oil (MOSH/POSH and MOAH)

Microbiological testing

  • Aerobic plate count
  • Yeasts and moulds
  • Coliform germs
  • Escherichia coli
  • Enterobacteria
  • Staphylococci
  • Salmonella

Quality parameters

  •  Caffeine
  • Theobromine and other xanthines
  • Trigonelline
  • Chlorogenic acids
  • Kahweol, cafestol
  • 16-O-methylcafestol
  • Amino acids
  • Ash
  • Water content
  • Extract content
  • Defects and impurities


• Descriptive test
• Triangular test
• Q-Grading
• Ranking test
• Duo test

Marketability assessment

• Declaration tests
• Marketability assessments
• Sensory tests

Service specifications

The list of services gives you an overview of all analytical services offered by our laboratory.
If you require special analyses that are not listed here, please feel free to contact us.

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