First commercial food laboratory to be operational soon

Addis Ababa, 24 December 2013 (WIC) - The first commercial food laboratory which is ISO 17025 certified is being built at Legetafo area, 20 Kilometers outside Addis Ababa.

The laboratory which is owned by a joint venture between an Ethiopian and a French investors aims to provide its service to the growing Ethiopian export market which mainly focuses on agricultural and food products.

The laboratory will also test and certify food, water and medicines that are being delivered to the Ethiopian market. Four million USD have been spent till now on the construction of the laboratory’s six story building. (Capital)