Welcome to Alex Stewart Agriculture

Alex Stewart Agriculture Ltd is a UKAS accredited laboratory UKAS number 4352  working to ISO/IEC 17025: 2005 standards. Alex Stewart Agriculture also provides world class FOSFA, GAFTA and IFIA  approved inspection, cargo surveys and laboratory analysis and food testing services.

Alex Stewart Agriculture is supported by the A. Norman Tate, Huson & Hardwick and Food Test Laboratories to offer a complete range of laboratory testing, inspection, weighing and sampling certification services for the facilitation of the international trading of soft commodities including animal feed, oilseeds, oils & fats, biomass, grains and cereals, fertilizers, raw & refined sugar, food and also pet food.

Alex Stewart Agriculture, Huson and Hardwick and A. Norman Tate are also a fully accredited by GAFTA, GTAS, FOSFA and DEFRA for analysis and inspection working in accordance to ISO 17025:2005 standards as recognized and according to the IFIA code of compliance. We are proud to be accredited and associated to the following institutions:

  • United Kingdom Accreditation Services (UKAS)
  • Grain and Feed Trade Association (GAFTA)
  • Federation of Oil Seeds and Fats Association (FOSFA)
  • International Federation of Inspection Agencies (IFIA)
  • UK NIR Grain Network (UK NIR)
  • The Sugar Association of London (SAL)
  • Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB)
  • Servicio Nacional de Sanidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria (SENASA - ARGENTINA)
  • Associacao Nacional Dos Exportadores De Cereais (ANEC -BRASIL)

Alex Stewart Agriculture has over 35 years experience in the trade, its network of inspection offices and testing laboratories provide a wealth of experience and technical competence to the agriculture sector. Our focus is 100% on the inspection and analysis of agricultural commodities and food products to provide all of our clients the best service possible.

Welcome to our website, we hope you enjoy reading and discovering what technical services Alex Stewart Agriculture are able to provide. 

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Alex Stewart Agriculture's experienced inspectors and supervisors
are on hand to carry out qualitative and quantitative sampling
during all phases of goods transportation. They ensure that your
GAFTA and FOSFA contractual specifications are carried out and
protect you from unnecessary financial claims.



Our laboratories have a unique competence: a trustworthy global
network that employs qualified and experienced chemists using
state-of-the-art analytical equipment to deliver the most
precise and prompt results.



Alex Stewart Agriculture is ISO 17025:2005 UKAS accredited
and our laboratories are fully GAFTA and FOSFA accredited.
Our presence in more than 40 countries assures fast, flexible
and comprehensive results.

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