Tentamus Competencies by Industry

Food & Feed

Food and feed are the source of life for humans and animals alike. Their quality has an immediate effect on our health … more

Nutraceutical & Supplement

Nutritional supplements are nutrients or certain substances with specific nutritional or physiological effects … more

Agriculture & Environment

From origination, all the way to purchase by the consumer, groceries and agricultural products pass through a long supply chain … more

Beauty, Wash & Care

Cosmetics, personal care and cleaning products need to be effective yet dermatologically and environmentally harmless … more

Pharmaceutical & Medical

In the pharmaceutical product analysis sector, Tentamus is among the top independent contracting laboratories … more


Agriculture frequently makes use of manure and crop-protection products. To ensure that chemical herbicides and pesticides do not have … more

Labs for Life – for greater safety and quality of life


The Tentamus Group was founded early in 2011. Our goal was to become a well-respected provider of quality services and to ensure the continued quality and safety of our clients’ products and services.

We are proud to have quickly gained our customers’ trust. We are represented in over 35 locations worldwide. More than 1,500 highly-trained staff members work in over half a million square feet of laboratory and office spaces. This is how we apply our expertise and guarantee our clients the highest degree of reliability and quality. 

Today we are recognized as a dependable service provider, distinguished by our quick response times and close collaboration with our customers. We achieve this through specialty equipment, well trained members of staff and a network of highly specialized laboratories, each of which is a market leader in its own sector. That is how we can be the first point of contact for our clients around the world.  At the same time, through our network of laboratories, we have the capacity to meet the ever-increasing demands of our clients. Our commitment, years of experience, and high-tech laboratory facilities and scientific methods enable us to live up to our promise of quality.

Consulting & Advisory Services


Our consulting and training services help companies focus on their core line of business.

Our Locations

Tentamus offers its clients an international network of specialized laboratories. Even though the laboratories continue to operate under their original brands, they are all companies that are part of the Tentamus Group and are characterized by a high degree of integration, enabling us to optimally leverage the synergy of the individual laboratories.

An integrated synchronized quality management system, centralized research and development of methods and parameters, fully integrated IT solutions with a cutting-edge web-based LIMS system, as well as all requisite and non-requisite national and international licenses: represent only a brief summary of our operations.

Search for the location nearest to you, or search for the laboratory with the optimal profile for your product, and give our services a try.

More news

Nutritional profiles of food: Laboratory or database analysis

There are three methods for determining the nutritional profiles of foodstuffs:   Database analysis is based on your product formulations, raw material specifications and processing information. For the raw materials that are basic ingredients, the database analysis uses the statistical mean, which varies according to growth conditions, seasonality, location and other factors. Laboratory analysis is ... Continued

Avoiding the presence of viruses in frozen berries

On 19 May 2017 an expert meeting was held at the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) with 33 participants from official food inspection, the relevant business associations and federal institutions on the subject of “Avoiding the presence of viruses in frozen berries”. Frozen berries have been identified several times in recent years as the cause of disease outbreaks. Contaminations ... Continued

Solanin in potatoes

BfR recalls the usual recommendations for storage and preparation of potatoes   On the occasion of a case of poisoning by a potato court, the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) recalls the proper handling of potatoes. Glycoalkaloids, including solanine as an important representative, are natural ingredients in potatoes. The intake of a certain amount ... Continued

Chlorate in drinking water - New maximum values

In the previous contributions of the CVUA Stuttgart on the subject of “Chlorate in drinking water”, the necessity of limit values for this undesirable by-product of drinking water treatment was repeatedly pointed out and its determination demanded. In 2017, the Federal Environment Agency reacted to these requirements by publishing maximum chlorate levels as of December ... Continued

Change of name: Luxcontrol renamed to Tentacontrol

Luxcontrol GmbH now trades under the new company name Tentacontrol GmbH. With the change of name, the integration process of Luxcontrol GmbH into the Tentamus Group has been completed. Tentacontrol GmbH is the first certification body within the Tentamus Group accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17065:2013 in the fields of agricultural production of meat ... Continued

Laboratorio Controls brand new website has been published!

Based in Madrid, Spain, Laboratorio Control offers analytical services throughout various sectors, including: Food and Feed, Environment, Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals, Nutraceuticals, and the Chemical Industry. With a long standing and broad experience in the sector, being accredited for over 20 years by the ENAC (Spanish National Accreditation Body), Laboratorio Control is in a unique position to further ... Continued

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