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Nutrition Testing

Elevate Your Brand with Eye-Catching Nutrition Labels and Boost Sales with Nutrition Claims!

At Co-Lab, we specialise in revolutionising the way consumers perceive and interact with food products. Our comprehensive nutrition testing service is designed to enhance your brand’s appeal, increase sales, and promote healthier choices, all while meeting regulatory requirements seamlessly.

Why should you send your product for Nutrition Testing?

  1. Standing Out from Competition: In a sea of products vying for attention, differentiation is key. With our cutting-edge nutrition testing services, your brand can rise above the rest by showcasing the quality and authenticity of your products. Gain a competitive edge with clear, verified nutritional information that instills confidence in consumers and sets you apart from competitors.
  2. Boost Sales with Confidence: Consumers today are more health-conscious than ever before, and they’re actively seeking out products that align with their dietary preferences and wellness goals. With our meticulous testing and certification process, you can confidently market your products as healthier choices, appealing to a growing demographic of health-conscious consumers. Watch as your sales soar with the power of transparent, trustworthy labelling.
  3. Healthier Choice Symbol: Stand out from the crowd with our exclusive “Healthier Choice” symbol. This prestigious certification signifies to consumers that your products meet stringent nutritional criteria, making them a smart and conscious choice for their dietary needs. Elevate your brand reputation and earn the trust of health-conscious shoppers with this coveted symbol of excellence.
  4. Compliances to Regulatory Standards: In today’s regulatory landscape, accurate nutrition labelling is non-negotiable especially when importing food products. Our nutrition testing services ensure that your products comply with all relevant regulations, giving you peace of mind and safeguarding your brand reputation. From calorie counts to nutrient profiles, we provide comprehensive analysis that meets regulatory standards and ensures compliance every step of the way.

Ready to take your brand to the next level? Partner with Co-Lab for industry-leading nutrition testing services that set you apart from the competition, drive sales growth, and meet regulatory requirements with ease. Join the ranks of brands that prioritise transparency, integrity, and consumer well-being – explore our services today and elevate your brand to new heights of success.

Common Nutrition Claim Labels (HPB/SFA)

GuidelineNutrient Claim (*C)Test Required
>=1.5g per 100kcal OR >=3g per 100ml/gSource of Dietary FibreDietary Fibre
>=4g per serving OR >=3g per 100kcal OR >=6g per 100ml/gGood Source of Dietary FibreDietary Fibre
>=25% more dietary fibre than the reference food (*D1)More Dietary FibreDietary Fibre
>=0.5 g of Saturated Fatty acids per 100 g, and >= 1% of theTotal Tat is Trans Fatty AcidsFree of Saturated FatFatty Acids
- ² 1.5 g Saturated Fats per 100 g, and ²10% of kcal from Saturated Fats, or - ² 0.75 g of Saturated Fats per 100 ml, and ² 10% of kcal from Saturated Fats *Trans Fatty Acids should be counted as Saturated Fatty Acids for this claimLow in Saturated FatFatty Acids
Food that are derived solely from plant source- 0 mg of cholesterol per 100 g foodOther food products- < 5 mg of cholesterol per 100 g food, and meets the conditions for a Ô low saturated fatty acidsÕ foodNo CholesterolCholesterol
>=5 mg sodium per 100 gSodium FreeSodium (Na)
² 40 mg sodium per 100 gVery Low in SodiumSodium (Na)
³ 375 mcg per 100gExcellent Source of Vitamin AVitamin A (Retinol Activity Equivalent)
³ 15 mg per 100gExcellent Source of Vitamin CVitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
³ 1.25 mcg per 100gExcellent Source of Vitamin DVitamin D (Cholecalciferol)
³ 135 mg per 100gSource of CalciumCalcium
³ 1.7 mg per 100gSource of IronIron
Data Source: HPB A HANDBOOK ON NUTRITION LABELLING (SINGAPORE) (Revised June 2020)

Nutrition Test Packages

*NIP = Nutrition Information Panel

Image from NTUC’s Low Fat Milk

Singapore’s Full HPB NIP – $300.00-$580.00 per SKU

Test Parameters:
1. Energy
2. Protein
3. Total Fat
4. Saturated Fat
5. Trans Fat
6. Cholesterol
7. Carbohydrate
8. Total Sugar
9. Dietary Fibre
10. Sodium

[10 parameters]


Singapore’s Basic SFA NIP – $200.00-$280.00 per SKU

Test Parameters:
1. Energy
2. Protein
3. Total Fat
4. Carbohydrate

[4 parameters]


Image taken from Pokka’s Assorted Bottled Tea

Nutri-Grade for Beverages – $180.00 – $260.00 per SKU

Test Parameters:
1. Energy
2. Protein
3. Total Fat
4. Carbohydrate
5. Saturated Fats
6. Sugar

[6 parameters]
*Basic NIP has to be labelled for Nutri-Grade beverages. View HPB’s Official Nutri-Grade Website for more information.


Image taken from Ben & Jerry’s ice cream

United States FDA NIP – $800.00 – $1,000.00 per SKU

Test Parameters:
1. Energy
2. Protein
3. Total Fat
4. Saturated Fat
5. Trans Fat
6. Cholesterol
7. Carbohydrate,
8. Total Sugar
9. Dietary Fibre
10. Sodium
11. Vitamin D
12. Calcium
13. Iron
14. Potassium
[14 parameters]


Image taken from FSANZ (Food Standard Australia and New Zealand)

Australia/New Zealand FSANZ & European Union NIP – $220.00 – $300.00 per SKU

Test Parameters:
1. Energy
2. Protein
3. Total Fat
4. Carbohydrate
5. Total Sugar
6. Saturated Fat
7. Sodium
[7 parameters]

Natural Nutrient Rich Food

Macadamia Nut Nutrition Claim Package 1

Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6.
Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus.
[3 vitamins + 5 minerals]
.
.

$700.00 – $950.00 per SKU

Brazil Nut Nutrient Claim Package 1

Vitamin B1, Vitamin E.
Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Selenium, Zinc.
[2 vitamins + 7 minerals]
.
.

$750.00 – $1,000.00 per SKU

Almond Nut Nutrition Claim Package 1

Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin E.
Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Zinc.
[4 vitamins + 7 minerals]
.

$950.00 – $1,250.00 per SKU

Pecan Nut Nutrient Claim Package 1

Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5.
Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Zinc.
[2 vitamins + 6 minerals]
.
.

$600.00 – $800.00 per SKU

Walnut Nutrient Claim Package 1

Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B9.
Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Zinc.
[3 vitamins + 6 minerals]
.

$750.00 – $1,000.00 per SKU

Hazelnut Nutrition Claim Package 1

Vitamins B1, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B9, Vitamin E.
Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc.
[5 vitamins + 7 minerals]

$1,200.00 – $1,500.00 per SKU

Other Nutrient Rich Food

Milk

Vitamin A, B2, B12, D
Calcium, Potassium, Phosphorus

Margarine

Vitamin A, D [SG Mandate]
Vitamin K, E (commonly fortified)

Cereals

Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B6, B9, B12
Calcium, Iron, Potassium

Supplement

  • Vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, B12, C, D, E, K. [HSA Limit]
  • Boron, Calcium, Chromium, Copper, Iodine, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Molybdenum, Phosphorus, Selenium, Zinc.

Infant Formula

  • Vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, B12, C, D, E, K1. [SG Mandate]
  • Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Iron, Iodine, Copper, Zinc, Manganese, Selenium. [SG Mandate]
  • Other Parameters: Nucleotides, Fatty Acids, Supplementaries

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