3301 Kinsman Blvd.

Madison, WI 53704

United States


Tel. +1-800-675-8375


Testing, Measuring and Lab Analysis

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With more than 80 years in the industry, no other nutritional testing lab matches our experience, spirit or passion.

When you partner with Covance, you get more than data. You get solutions from accomplished food scientists and developed in world-class laboratories. We’ve tested thousands of food matrices for nutritional analysis, created tests to help you keep products free of contaminants and lead the industry in AOAC official chemistry methods.

We’re ready to build a testing strategy around your food or ingredient sample.

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Articles On FoodIngredientsFirst


Business News  01 May 2018

Eurofins acquires Covance Food Solutions in US$670 million deal

01 May 2018 --- Eurofins Scientific has signed an agreement with LabCorp to acquire Covance Food Solutions, in a deal worth US$670 million. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2018, subject to the fulfillment of regulatory and customary closing conditions.

Business News  18 August 2011

Covance to Acquire TRAC Microbiology, Inc.

18 Aug 2011 --- With more than 75 years of experience, Covance has a market-leading position in nutritional testing for the food, agricultural, biotech and dietary supplement industries.

Business News  03 August 2011

Covance Nutritional Chemistry and Food Safety Laboratory Receives ISO Accreditation

03 Aug 2011 --- The ISO accreditation reaffirms strong client confidence in Covance and presents new opportunities within the microbiology and nutritional chemistry marketplace.

Video Interviews


14 December 2016

Innovation in Sustainable Proteins and the Mainstreaming of Sports Nutrition

14 Dec 2016 --- Nick Henson, Covance, is a Food Scientist by training and has over 30 years of experience of working within the food industry, primarily in product development roles. Henson has a strong understanding of how to get new products to market and a passion for best practice in innovation. Speaking with FoodIngredientsFirst at Food Matters Live 2016, London, Henson outlines the importance of innovation in sustainable proteins and the mainstreaming of sports nutrition in today's market.



18 July 2017

Non-targeted analysis for authenticity testing

18 Jul 2017 --- Adulteration of food, beverages and dietary supplements is a growing problem in today’s global market. Authenticity testing and fraud detection is essential to protect consumers’ health, ensure compliance of the product with regulation and safeguard valuable brand.

07 November 2016

Sugar Reduction in Beverages

07 Nov 2016 --- Global government leaders are looking to further regulate food and beverage composition to stem rising obesity and associated health issues. Reducing sugar is one key objective of the effort, with market innovators seeking new approaches to product development and product reformulation. Covance can help you tackle the challenge of formulating and reformulating products for today’s new market. Join us as we share current insights and lessons learned. This webinar addresses four key considerations: Taste, Flavor, Texture and Calorie Management.

31 May 2015

5 Steps to Stronger Management of Your Infant Formula Supply Chain

31 May 2015 --- Historically, the majority of the testing of infant formula takes place on the finished products. During this webinar, Darryl Sullivan of Covance Laboratories presents new strategies focusing on raw material testing.