About Us

Advanced Laboratory Testing Ltd (ALT) was established in Newbridge, County Kildare in 2013 to provide for the first time, a full range of indigenous laboratory testing services to the food industry in Ireland. In 2017, due to continual increased demand ALT also open a dedicated Food and Environmental Chemistry Laboratory in Naas, Co. Kildare.

ALT is a privately owned company, strategically located, with a management team of unrivalled experience in Ireland and a dedicated commitment to providing testing services of the highest quality by working in partnership with its customers to ensure that their expectations are met on a continual basis throughout the island of Ireland.

We continually strive to improve the range and scope of accreditations and approvals by investing in the most up to date methodologies and technologies, all based on the international laboratory accreditation standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005.

As the market leader in laboratory service provision on the island of Ireland, ALT offers a professional partnership to all customers, providing tailor-made cost effective solutions which are technically valid and coupled with exceptional customer service.

We have a wide range of knowledge, technical expertise and experience within the fields of Food Microbiology, Environmental and Water Chemistry, Allergens, Food Chemistry and Nutritional Chemistry. Our priority is quality, we foster this through a continuous process of improvement in which our customers play a pivotal role.

We are committed to continual expansion and investment in new technologies, and instrumentation which will allow us to expand our scope of INAB accreditation and approvals in conjunction with customer demand. An example of this commitment include our advances in 24 hr turnaround for key pathogenic bacteria such as Listeria and Salmonella as well as the introduction of accredited Nutritional Chemistry and Allergen testing services on the island of Ireland for the first time.

In September 2019, Mérieux NutriSciences, a world leader in the field of Food Safety and Quality acquired a majority stake in ALT. A world class provider in food safety and quality for more than 50 years, Mérieux NutriSciences is present in 26 countries with more than 100 laboratories worldwide.

As part of Institut Mérieux, Mérieux NutriSciences offers analytical and product development solutions to prevent health risks related to food and more generally to the use of everyday consumer products. The company also offers digital solutions as part of its dedicated business unit.