Technical assistance is one of Christeyns’ priorities as well as a differential value over our competitors. We offer personalised advice to our customers on all aspects of hygiene in order to increase the quality of their products and achieve greater safety in food hygiene.

From the Christeyns services division we analyse the needs of our customers, proposing the solutions that best suit them, and integrating them with our training, laboratory, consultancy, and technical assistance services. Our specialists will visit your facilities frequently to be sure that your equipment works right, and our solutions and hygiene protocols are suitable for your necessities. We offer different types of services like as Listeria Defense, Allergen Defense, Hygiene Control, Biofilms control and Metasafe, among others.


One of the major hygiene concerns and risks in the food industry is the formation of bacterial biofilms. It is important to carry out a protocol for the control, detection and removal of biofilms.

Fortunately, with the right tools and specific actions in hygiene protocols, they can be detected and controlled.

Christeyns has a range of products for the control of biofilms (detection and elimination) in the food industry.

Learn more about our Biofilm Solutions

Laboratory & Analysis

Christeyns food analysis laboratory is ISO 9001:2008 certified for the microbiological analysis of foodstuffs, surfaces and water for human consumption (RD 140/2003). It offers the following services, among others:

  • Microbiological and physical-chemical analysis of water.
  • Microbiological analysis of foodstuffs.
  • Hygiene analysis in facilities, using the contact inoculation technique.
  • Analysis of pathogens on surfaces: Salmonella, Listeria, E.coli.
  • Microbiological analysis of environments using the filtration technique.


Audits of hygiene systems in which hygienisation procedures, systems and equipment are evaluated. The ultimate objective is to ensure that all processes are carried out in the most efficient way and with the greatest health guarantee, in order to obtain products without organoleptic alterations, without risks to consumer health and with the longest shelf life.

Quality improvement projects in which specific aspects of the production process are evaluated and improvements are planned to avoid losses in productivity and quality.

Quality Systems. Advice for the implementation, improvement and monitoring of quality systems and their adaptation to the reference standards: HACCP, BRC, IFS, FACE, etc.

Technical Assistance

Our company aims to satisfy the expectations and needs of its customers, and in this sense, our mission, both at corporate and individual level, is to achieve that satisfaction.

Within the concept of service associated with the marketing of our products, Technical Assistance occupies a very special place, as it is what allows us to differentiate ourselves from our competitors.

Our Technical Assistance staff will advise you on all aspects of the hygiene of your installations:

  • The right products.
  • Industry-specific L&D procedures.
  • Control and correct dosage of each product.
  • Review of safety measures in the handling and storage of L&D products.
  • Equipment needed for each application.
  • Microbiological analysis of surfaces and environments of the facilities.
  • Monitoring of analytical results.
  • Technical advice on any aspect related to the hygiene of facilities and foodstuffs.

Hygiene Audit

Christeyns provides industries with a qualified technical team in charge of carrying out personal hygiene studies, which completes the integral offer for the improvement of hygiene in industries.

We offer a range of services focused on the implementation of measures to ensure high levels of personal hygiene and thus improve product quality.

The services offered are as follows:

  • Hygiene audits: Initial assessment and diagnosis of the food safety system, as a starting point for proposing a series of improvement actions.
  • Personal hygiene audits: comprehensive approach to improving personal hygiene, studying the hygiene practices of handlers, access control to handling areas, personnel flow in the plant, work clothes, etc.
  • Investigation of Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes in plant: Studies for their detection and elimination, as well as control plans.

Listeria Control

Christeyns offers food and beverage industries its expertise in the control of Listeria monocytogenes contamination with the Listeria Defense service.

Listeria Defense is a comprehensive service for the detection, elimination and prevention of Listeria contamination, aimed at minimising the possibility of food contamination by Listeria monocytogenes in food and beverage processing plants. It is aimed both at industries that have detected contamination by this pathogen and those that want to improve their prevention mechanisms.


The Allergen Defense service provides the tools for the rapid and effective detection of allergens that can cause allergy problems for consumers.

ALLERGEN DEFENSE is a service that identifies the causes of allergen contamination of food and implements preventive measures to minimise future risks, both in industries that have detected contamination and in those that wish to improve their prevention mechanisms.

The ALLERGEN DEFENSE service focuses on the design, validation and verification of allergen control processes in the industry based mainly on proper cleaning. In this way, safe and hygienic food production will be achieved without risk for the final consumer.

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