Lanco Lanco Spices LANCO
 
Quality Control

Quality is a key note at LANCO. This obsession with Quality can be seen at every area of its operations: From Collection of raw Spices through their, Cleaning, Grading, Processing right up to Packing and Shipping.

Certified LANCO Laboratory

For its In-process quality control, LANCO has set up its own indigenous Laboratory named LANCO LABORATORY. Set up in 1987, as part of LANCO’s mission for meeting all International quality standards, LANCO LABORATORY is approved by AGMARK, Government of India. The Chemist and Lab Supervisors are also certified by AGMARK, Government of India to test for quality. Each and every lot of spices processed, is tested separately and dispatched only after passing stringent quality specification. Though it is own laboratory of LANCO SPICES, it functions indigenously and independently.


Equipments

The Laboratory is equipped with Spectrophotometer, Imported Digital Balance, Imported Electronic Microscope, Muffle Furnace, Hot Air Oven and other valuable equipments used in testing and grading spices both whole and Powder.


Quality Specifications for LANCO Turmeric Powder
Specifications Limits
Moisture 10.0% (m/m) Max.
Total Ash 7.0% (m/m) Max.
Acid Insoluble Ash 1.5% (m/m) Max.
Starch 60.0% (m/m) Max.
Extraneous Matter 1% Maximum
Foreign Matter 2% Maximum
Lead 2.5 PPM Max.
Chromate Test Negative
Sudan I,II,III,IV Absent
Salmonella Absent in atleast 25 gm.
Aflatoxin B1,B2,G1,G2 <5 (ug/kg)
Yeast & Moulds 105/g target, 106/g Absolute Max.
E Coli. 102/g target, 103/g Absolute Max.

Quality Specifications for Lanco Chilli Powder
Specifications Limits
Moisture 10.00% (m/m) Max.
Total Ash 8.00% (m/m) Max.
Acid Insoluble Ash 1.25% (m/m) Max.
Extraneous Matter 1% Maximum
Foreign Matter 2% Maximum
Crude Fibre 30.00% (W/W) Max.
Non Volatile Other Extract 12.00% (W/W) Max.
Sudan I,II,III,IV Absent
Salmonella Absent in atleast 25 gm.
Aflatoxin B1,B2,G1,G2 <5 (ug/kg)
Yeast & Moulds 105/g target, 106/g Absolute Max.
E Coli. 102/g target, 103/g Absolute Max.

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