Short History of Eurofins Scientific
Eurofins Scientific was founded in 1987 with 10 employees to market the SNIF-NMRâ 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 around 200 laboratories across 38 countries in Europe, North and South America and Asia-Pacific
- over 17,000 staff
- a portfolio of over 130,000 reliable and validated 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: