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Food Testing Laboratory


The department conducts research, consultancy and testing activities on problems of production and marketing of food quality and safety, namely:

1. Support the development of research projects in the field of food technology.

2. Studies on the dynamics of changes in quality sensorics and safety of new products developed at the Institute.

3. Consulting laboratories and businesses to develop a system of quality management according to ISO BS 22000 and HACCP.

Activities under the control of food include:

1. Studies on physico-chemical, microbiological and sensory characteristics of foods, beverages and waters under national or international standards, verified and validated standard methods internal laboratory procedures for issuing test reports as required by the EA "BAS".

2. Control tests on the physical, chemical, microbiological and sensory characteristics of raw materials, semi-finished and finished products of food processing enterprises that have implemented ISO 9001, which do not have their own laboratories.



  1. Chief Asst. Prof. Yana Hristova-Ivanova, PhD - Head of Department
  2. Asst. Prof. Petya Sabeva– Deputy Head of Department
  3. Valya Zhecheva-Quality Manager
  4. Asst. Prof. Silviya Borukova - Metrologist, Spectrophotometric Tests
  5. Asst. Prof. Stoil Zhelyazkov - Metrologist, Spectrophotometric Tests
  6. Asst. Prof. Svetoslav Alexandrov, PhD Microbiological Tests
  7. Elena Kadim - Senior Specialist, Physicochemical Tests
  8. Todorka VladimirovaSpecialist, Physicochemical Tests
  9. Nikol Valkova - Senior Specialist, Microbiological Tests
  10. Assoc. Prof. Dida Isserliyska, Ph.D.Sensory Evaluation


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