DLG e.V. - DLG quality test coffee and coffee beverages

The DLG tests Coffee and Coffee Beverages

In the DLG Quality Test for Coffee and Coffee Beverages each product is tested in accordance with scientific quality standards and an expert report certified in compliance with DIN and ISO is produced.

Range of products tested:

  • Roasted coffee (ground, whole beans, pads, capsules)
  • Soluble coffee
  • Cappuccino products
  • testing packaging and labeling

Test criteria: 

  • Product-specific sensory analysis including appearance, odour, taste, balance, where applicable crema
  • Analytical parameters  (e.g. ochratoxin A, caffeine)

Coffee and coffee beverages that pass the DLG tests receive the “DLG award winner” medal in Gold, Silver or Bronze.

DLG TestService GmbH

Certification Unit
Location: Frankfurt am Main
Eschborner Landstr. 122
60489 Frankfurt/M.
Tel.: +49(0)69 24 788 - 351
Fax: +49(0)69 24 788 - 115

Bärbel Würz

Tel.: +49(0)69/24 788-378

Information and registration material

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