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    For business customers

    By referring to the tests carried out by SGS INSTITUT FRESENIUS, manufacturers show consumers their awareness of high-quality products and transparency in manufacturing. Service providers can advertise, among other things, with the comprehensive hygiene tests by our institute.

    Find out more about the different award criteria, the praise of special product properties and our testing processes.

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    For consumer

    SGS INSTITUT FRESENIUS stands for safety, quality, competence, objectivity, independence and reliability. Products and services bearing our name have undergone a demanding awarding and testing process.

    Learn more about how we test and what we test.

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    Find out more about our seal of quality and the name usage program


    Our seal offers manufacturers independent confirmation of their quality requirements.

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    Use of the name SGS INSTITUT FRESENIUS

    Producers and service providers can advertise a specific quality feature that is checked by the SGS INSTITUT FRESENIUS.

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    Extensions of the test program

    In addition to the standard test program, which focuses on the quality of the product, companies can undergo the test program for “social and ecological sustainability”.

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    Premium mineral water with organic quality

    For the award “Premium Mineral Water with Organic Quality”, a holistic concept was developed that provides for significantly stricter orientation values and requirements than those prescribed by law. For more sustainability and consumer protection.

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    We are the experts for questions concerning product and system testing.

    We look forward to your requests and questions. Please feel free to use our contact form. We will take care of your request as soon as possible.

    Our motivation: Sustainably tested quality for consumers and customers

    We believe that there must be an orientation anchor for “sustainably tested quality” in the wide range of products and services.

    As a renowned laboratory, SGS INSTITUT FRESENIUS has over 170 years of experience in food analysis as well as in the verification of quality management standards.

    We incorporate this expertise into our customer projects. In this way, we support the quality assurance of products and services. For consumers, the name SGS INSTITUT FRESENIUS means: transparently tested quality and orientation.

    These are our principles according to which we work


    SGS is world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company.


    The SGS Group offers more than 180 certifications, accreditations and approvals.


    The SGS INSTITUT FRESENIUS has an excellent reputation among manufacturers, retailers, service providers and consumers.


    Our experts check according to high standards and with comprehensible transparency.

    What do we offer?

    Testing of a wide range of products (including beverages, foodstuffs, dietary supplements, pet food)

    Testing of a wide range of services, e.g. in the hotel, hospitality, restaurant and catering industries

    Support of quality assurance by taking into account legal requirements as well as new analytical methods

    Support of current trends in food marketing

    Orientation and safety for the end consumer

    Product and service-specific solutions to increase brand awareness



    Premium mineral water in organic quality: MineralBrunnen RhönSprudel certified by SGS INSTITUT FRESENIUS

    We are pleased to be able to award RhönSprudel as premium mineral water in organic quality! For many years, the RhönSprudel Group has had the quality of its products checked by the…