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Accurate and Reliable Solutions for agricultural Commodities

Accurate and Reliable Solutions for Agricultural Commodities

Customized testing, inspection, and certification services

As an agricultural inspection body and trusted third-party inspector, our aim is to protect the interest and reputation of our clients in the best possible way. That’s why TÜV Rheinland, member of the TIC Council (formerly IFIA), offers a full range of agricultural commodity pre-shipment inspection services that help us identify issues at the source.

We supervise cargo loading, discharging, weighing, and screening in detail, as per the required specifications. Our qualified surveyors across the world are ready to provide services such as tank and hold cleanliness, supervision, weighing, sampling, and measuring.

Memberships TIC Council Member (formerly IFIA)
Certifications and Accreditations
  • ISO 17020:2012 (Accredited Inspection Company)
  • ISO 17065:2012 (Product Certification)
  • GAFTA (Grain and Feed Trade Association)
  • ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management System)
  • ISO 17065:2017 (Accredited Laboratories)
  • ISO 14001:2015 (Environmental Management System)
  • ISO 45001:2018 (Occupational Health and Safety Management System)
  • FOSFA (Federation of Oils, Seeds and Fats Associations)

Service Overview

We provide a range of specialized services to assist during the pre-shipment of goods:

1. At Ports 2. On Land 3. On Commodities
  • Full scope inspection
  • Vessel tank and hold inspection
  • Water tightness (UlD)
  • Light test of containers
  • Supervision of weighing or tally control
  • Contractual sampling as per international standards
  • Express testing on-spot for basic parameters
  • Sealing of holds, tanks, containers, etc.
  • Shore gauging, cargo weighing supervision draught survey, or ship tanks gauging
  • Bunker survey
  • On/off hire condition survey
  • Harvest inspection, crop monitoring, quality mapping, phytosanitary monitoring, or stock monitoring
  • Spot inspections at Silos
  • Intake or outtake control including express testing
  • Warehouse sampling
  • Pre-shipment inspection
  • Analysis as per contractual specifications
  • Grains (wheat, corn, rice, etc.)
  • Pulses (dry beans, dry peas, chickpeas, lentils, etc.)
  • Oil seeds and by-products (sunflower seeds, soybeans, etc.)
  • Soft commodities (sugar, coffee, cotton, etc.)


pdf Agricultural Commodities Product Sheet 2 MB Download
pdf Government Inspections and International Trade Guide 3 MB Download

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