Mayer Brothers is an industry leader in analytical and microbiological testing. Our products meet and exceed the NYS health department and FDA regulations. Mayer Brothers utilizes accredited third party testing laboratories when necessary.


Analytical Lab


Our in-house analytical laboratory includes High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Ion Chromatography (IC) and Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (AAS). Key analytes include: Arsenic, Lead, Bromate, Bromide and Patulin.


Microbiological / Environmental Testing


We perform quality indicator testing on environmental and product samples. We test for a variety of organisms including, Aerobic Plate Count (APC), Heterotrophic Plate Count (HPC), Yeast/Mold and Coliforms/E. coli. We utilize an accredited lab for environmental pathogen testing of Listeria and Salmonella


Source Water Testing


The following tests are conducted yearly:

  • Inorganic Chemicals ( IOCs)
  • Secondary Inorganic Parameters
  • Volatile Organic Chemicals (VOCs)
  • Synthetic Organic Chemicals  (SOCs)
  • Water Properties
  • Disinfectants/DBP
  • Radiological Contaminants

100% Natural Spring Water is sourced from springs nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains. Our Spring Water naturally contains the right amount of dissolved minerals resulting in a clean crisp refreshing taste. Our springs are certified by the NYS Department of Health and are continuously monitored and tested.

Purified Water (by Reverse Osmosis) and Distilled Water (by Steam Distillation) is sourced from the Erie County Municipal Water Authority. Our processes are continuosly monitored and tested.


Finished Product Testing


All of our finished products are tested in compliance with federal and state regulations. Water products undergo quantitative analyses, organoleptic testing, and are pharmaceutical-free.  In addition to the tests above, our cider and juice products are tested for Arsenic and Patulin.


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