Accessing global markets for food products can be complex. Every market has its own unique requirements, be it consumer driven tastes and demands or regulations covering safety, quality and sustainability.

SGS is pleased to announce the official opening of their new Microbiological Testing Laboratory in Centurion. At the SGS Centurion Microbiological Testing Laboratory they offer a wide range of testing solutions to internationally recognised standards.

  • Pathogen testing
  • Hygiene indicator testing
  • Functional food testing

Their experts provide classical and rapid microbiological test methods for foods and feeds, swabs, and water.


Food and Swabs

  • Total Plate Count
  • Total Coliforms
  • E.coli
  • Enterobacteriaceae
  • Bacillus cereus
  • Staphylococcus
  • Salmonella Detection
  • Shigella
  • Listeria monocytogenes Detection
  • Listeria Species Detection
  • Yeast and Mould
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Lactic Acid bacteria
  • Listeria monocytogenes and Listeria spp Enumeration
  • Vibrio cholerae and Vibrio parahaemolyticus



  • Total plate count
  • Coliforms
  • E.coli
  • Faecal coliforms
  • Yeast and mould

Safety, quality and sustainability are key drivers in the food value chain. Each of these elements impacts on the sustainability of your business and the marketability of your products. Their highly qualified analysts and industry experts will ensure your products meet client expectations and the requirements set by accreditation bodies and governments.

Microbiological Testing Laboratory
For more information, please contact SGS Health & Nutrition at or visit their website here.