About Us

Whether you require analytical testing of food and drink, dairy, water, or pharmaceuticals, ALS offers a comprehensive range of microbiological, physical and chemical testing services combined with industry leading technical expertise and customer service.

ALS has over 20 years experience in delivering the highest standards of service with the utmost integrity.

Company wide accreditations and approvals include:

  • DEFRA approved
  • GMP compliant
  • ISO 9001:2008
  • Marks & Spencer ISA
  • MHRA approved
  • RPA approved
  • Tesco TLA
  • UKAS or INAB accredited to ISO 17025

Integrity of Results

Our test results achieve internationally recognised standards every time. Our employees are among the most knowledgeable in the industry. Their expertise, combined with the insight gained from undertaking over five million tests per year, assures customers that every single test result is delivered with the highest levels of accuracy and integrity.

Proficiency schemes include:

  • A wide range of customer specific PT schemes
  • Biosenate
  • Cecalait
  • EDQM
  • ILPQ
  • LEAP
  • LGC
  • Pharmasure
  • PHLS
  • Rural Payments Agency (RPA)
  • VLA Approved

All of our laboratories across the UK and Ireland are either UKAS (1282) accredited or INAB accredited to ISO 17025 with other relevant accreditations in place where necessary. Our independent quality department undertakes an internal programme of self inspection to ensure that our exacting standards are met, and by participating in a number of proficiency schemes we remain at the forefront of the industry.

Uncompromising Standards

As a market leader, ALS works hard to achieve the high standards that our customers demand and expect. Our fleet of over 85 refrigerated vans across the UK and Ireland ensures efficient sample collection whilst our accredited laboratories guarantee rapid result turnaround providing you with instant access to your results via our secure web portal, 'Webtrieve'.

Listening to our customers is a priority and enables us to deliver a better service, giving you confidence that we are a testing partner you can trust.

A Tailored Solution

We work closely with you to understand both your current requirements and those for the future. Our philosophy is to provide you with more than just a test result and our testing services are complemented by consultancy services in areas such as HACCP, due diligence and food technology as well as legal and labelling advice.

Unbeatable Service

Being able to offer our customers an unbeatable service is of paramount importance to us. The combination of our extensive range of services supported by an excellent collection network and the integrity of our results is the main reason that our customers are happy to entrust ALS with all their testing requirements.