AFL Joins Tentamus Global Network of Laboratories

Analytical Food Laboratories based in Grand Prairie, Texas joins the Tentamus global network of laboratories

Berlin/ Grand Prairie

The Tentamus Group today welcomes its newest family member: Analytical Food Laboratories (AFL). Specialized in the group’s key competencies of food quality and safety services, the acquisition of AFL further expands Tentamus’ global reach. Abgar Barseyten, CEO of Tentamus Group, says, “Our labs and offices throughout the world strive to deliver high-quality routine testing services. Together with our additional 10 laboratories in North America, we are truly a market leader in food and related science services with more than 500 highly-trained dedicated specialists.”

Becky Pfundheller, CEO of AFL, added, “Our long-term cooperation and working relationship binds Tentamus and AFL together. We are absolutely thrilled to be part of the Tentamus Group which will give us the chance to further develop and strengthen our ability to provide excellent testing services yet preserve the personalized service approach we provide to our customers. Together with the existing expertise and knowledge within the Tentamus global network of laboratories, we are sure to meet all of the requirements our customers require and furthermore, offer our staff a range of exciting career opportunities.”

Analytical Food Laboratories (AFL)

AFL was incorporated in the state of Texas on July 20, 1992 and operates from a single 22,000 sf location at 860 Greenview Drive, Grand Prairie, TX. AFL brings specialized services in a wide variety of industries including food, pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements, cosmetics, beverages and water. AFL provides product analysis and development, troubleshooting, QA and compliance issues. Routine laboratory analysis is offered on a per test basis and to meet customer needs. AFL is an ISO 17025 accredited lab, and holds accreditations with USDA, NELAC/NELAP and is registered with the FDA. Procedures comply with official methodologies including FDA, USDA, AACC, AOAC, AOCS, ASTA, EPA AND USP.

Tentamus Group

Tentamus Group was founded a decade ago. Tentamus is a global product and safety group with a core presence in Europe, UK, Israel, Greater China, Japan and the USA. Accredited and licensed Tentamus Group tests, audits and consults on all products involving the human body. Tentamus Group is represented in over 50 locations worldwide. More than 2,500 highly-trained staff members work in over 2 million square feet of laboratory and office spaces. For further information please visit