About Us

Control Union International is an independent inspection company acting globally, providing a complete range of inspection, quality control, and consulting services to trade and industry as well as governmental buying organizations. The company is also employed by relief administrations and agencies.

Control Union International seeks profitability only in the protection of the interests of its clients and is therefore neither dedicated nor affiliated to any other economic interest and independent in every respect.

The scope of services offered and the techniques and procedures applied are constantly adapted to the demands of the market place. The company is member of IFIA, GAFTA, FOSFA, THE SUGAR ASSOCIATION and corresponding associations and is certified for ISO 9001:2008 based on ISO 17020, ISO 17025. International aid organizations and German as well as foreign ministries and other governmental and inter-governmental authorities accredit the company.

The company’s service organization is present in all major countries of all continents either with own Branch Offices or through Team Offices and is coordinated by the Head Offices in Bremen and/or Duesseldorf / Germany.

Services are provided for a wide range of commodities such as Agricultural Products, Foodstuffs, Cotton, Tobacco, Consumer Goods, Fertilizer/Cement, Agro Chemicals / Pesticides, PSI, Technical Inspection as well as Laboratory Services and Certification Services. For more details about the services for the various commodities and about special services please view our relevant pages.

Our staff is composed of highly qualified inspectors, surveyors, chemists and engineers with wide experience in the different fields of service and technical consultancy.


  • AOAC
  • Ifia
  • Gafta
  • Sugar Association
  • Baumwollbörse Bremen