Lipids comprise many of the most nutritionally and commercially important food supplements and nutraceuticals, from omega-3 oils, including omega-3 concentrates and algal oils, to antioxidants. Mylnefield Lipid Analysis offers an unrivaled service to this diverse and growing industry. Our services include:

  • Conjugated Linoleic Acids (CLA) analysis

  • Quantification of GLA, EPA, DHA and other omega-3 fatty acids

  • Analysis of β carotene, tocopherols, cholesterol and other sterol content

  • Phospholipid analysis

  • Gross capsule weight / fill weight

  • Stability and storage studies

  • Oxidative stability measurements (anisidine and peroxide values)

  • Oligomers and partial glycerides

  • Residual Solvents Analysis

Case Studies

In 2009, Mylnefield Lipid Analysis was approached by Natural Nutrition (subsequently EPAX and then Trygg Pharma), to conduct stability testing throughout shelf life analysis for a newly developed compound.