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chelab becomes part of the Tentamus Group

The Tentamus Group is pleased to welcome chelab – Institute for Food Analysis as the newest member of the global laboratory network on June 01, 2021.

The institute, located in Hemmingen near Hanover, is an analytical and quality control laboratory with more than 40 years of experience in the industry of non-alcoholic beverage analysis. chelab specializes in particular in fruit juices and all other related products.

Dr. Jochen P. Zoller, CEO of the Tentamus Group is enthusiastic: “chelab not only expands our portfolio, but also gives us the opportunity to provide our customers with a link to fruit and vegetable analysis. chelab is the expert laboratory for fruit juices and we are proud to welcome Dr. Ara and his team to our group.”

“With Tentamus we have found a strategic and international partner that will allow us to expand and grow our laboratory services for our customers. I am sure with Tentamus Group my life’s work is in good hands and I can look forward positively to the future of chelab,” confirms Dr. V. Ara, founder and CEO of chelab.

chelab is known as the specialist for the analysis of fruit juices and soft drinks, flavors as well as authenticity testing, pesticide analysis, stable isotope analysis, NMR analysis and spice analysis. In particular, origin and authenticity testing of fruit juices is complemented by the Tentamus Center for Food Fraud (TCF2).


About chelab


chelab was founded in 1977 by Dr. V. Ara in Hannover as an independent commercial laboratory. From the beginning, the focus of the laboratory’s activities was on the analysis of non-alcoholic beverages, especially fruit juices. In more than 40 years, the company has developed satisfactorily, has been able to expand its customer contacts internationally and is a trustworthy partner in all customer matters. For further information, please visit www.chelab.de.



chelab Dr. V. Ara GmbH & Co. KG
+49 511 414443

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