Northland Laboratories Announces Gutierrez Achieves Certified Food Scientist

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Credential is a global certification program that recognizes the applied scientific knowledge and skills of food science professionals

Food safety, chemistry and sensory laboratory, Northland Laboratories, announces Technical Director Gretchen Gutierrez has achieved Certified Food Scientist credential through the International Food Science Certification Commission.

Northland Laboratories is an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited food and beverage testing facility offering an extensive variety of testing services, including food safety / microbiology testing and consulting, nutrition labeling, food chemistry analysis, shelf life and challenge studies. Northland also offers food and beverage sensory analysis to evaluate products’ market potential through its Northland Sensory Insights division.

The Certified Food Scientist (CFS) credential is a global certification program that recognizes the applied scientific knowledge and skills of food science professionals. CFS credential holders must pass a rigorous exam which tests them on the core professional competencies of a food scientist and their ability to put that knowledge and skills into practice in a work environment.

“At Northland Laboratories, our highly-qualified professionals offer industry expertise to help food and beverage processors apply best practices in food safety and quality, and to keep clients informed about the implications of regulatory changes,” states Najwa Klostermann, CEO of Northland Laboratories. “Gretchen Gutierrez exemplifies our commitment to providing sound science and support for our clients in achieving their goals.”

About Northland Laboratories
A leading testing facility for the food and beverage industries, Northland Laboratories ( offers high-quality microbiology and chemistry testing with a strong customer service outlook. By providing accurate results with fast turnaround, and by treating each client with discretion and personal service, Northland is able to build long-term relationships with their clients. Their company values and commitment to providing quality services to their clients earns them consistently positive reviews.

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