Short History of Eurofins Scientific
Eurofins Scientific was founded in 1987 with 10 employees to market the SNIF-NMR® technology, a patented analytical method used to verify the origin and purity of several types of food and beverages and identify sophisticated fraud not detectable by other methods. Today the Eurofins Group is a leading provider of analytical services with:
- an international network of more than 190 laboratories across 36 countries in in Europe, the USA, Asia-Pacific and South America
- over 15,000 staff
- a portfolio of over 100,000 reliable analytical methods
- more than 100 million assays performed each year to establish the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability, and purity of biological substances and products.
Eurofins' history can be divided up into four distinct phases: