The ASTA Check Sample Program aims to strengthen laboratory credibility and promote high levels of accuracy within and among laboratories using standard analytical test methods for spices and herbs.
2023 participating labs can select from the following options:
- Red Pepper Chemistry – HPLC Heat, ASTA Color, Water Activity
- Black Pepper Chemistry – Volatile Oil, Moisture, Piperine, Water Activity
- Oregano Chemistry – Total Ash, Acid Insoluble Ash, Moisture, Volatile Oil, Water