Grain and oilseed inspection and analysis are core businesses of Alex Stewart Agriculture Ltd. Alex Stewart is a superintendent and analyst member of the Grain and Feed Trade Association (GAFTA).
Alex Stewart works with many leading grain traders by providing trustworthy professional inspection and laboratory services globally. In addition, ASA can arrange fumigation services in most areas of the world to ensure that its customers’ cargoes are treated as with the greatest care. Upon nomination,Alex Stewart’s mission is to protect customers’ interests at loading and/or discharge ports worldwide. ASA is also able to provide collateral management services such as supervision of long term storage of grain or control of transportation between storage facilities.
The head office of Alex Stewart Agriculture
Ltd in the UK also provides consultancy services. Strategically and commercially located operations
offices offer support and advice regarding ports and silos worldwide and will provide information concerning the latest industry standards in sampling and analysis.
Huson & Hardwick and A. Norman Tate Laboratories are GAFTA/FOSFA (Federation of Oils, Seeds and Fats Associations) registered analytical laboratories that specialize in the analysis of oilseed and edible oil, grain, barley, rye and wheat, animal feed, sugar and food products operate from Alex Stewart’s head office in England. They are able to perform a full range of commercial and shipping sample including protein, fat, fibre, ash, moisture analysis via classical wet chemistry and hi-tech instrumentation including NIR (near infrared), ICP (inductively coupled plasma) and HPLC (high performance liquid chromatography); also infestation, foreign matter and admixture, hazardous contents, fuzarious grains, nutritional values, toxic contents (eg. arsenic, mercury & lead) mycotoxins and pesticides.
DRY BULK COMMODITIES CERTIFIED BY ALEX STEWART
Alex Stewart Agriculture’s highly experienced and knowledgeable inspection team has built a trusted reputation within the international fertilizer-trading arena. The fertilizer division offers first class inspection and analytical services for bulk, bagged and liquid fertilizer with the aim of protecting client’s interests at production site, during transportation, or at store. ASA has fertilizer laboratories in the UK, Belgium, Ukraine, Russia, South Africa, China and India. Its offices in the UK, Belgium and the Ukraine are all members of the International Fertilizer Association.