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Our Laboratory Services

Laboratory Services

Our laboratory operates under the strict guidelines of international standards and proficiency testing programs of various industry bodies.

Our team of highly qualified scientists and technicians provides a professional level of service. Our laboratory service is timely and competitive – to help you meet your reporting and certification deadlines.

Exporters and importers can benefit from our specialised testing services, designed for their particular requirements. Growers and producers can take advantage of our fast turnaround in production quality assessment.

Our testing is performed to internationally recognised standards.

We also participate in proficiency testing by peak industry and scientific organisations to ensure that our methods are perfected. Our recognised methods include:

Protein meals: AOAC International, AACC

Grain, seeds, pulses, and feed products: AOAC, GAFTA, AACC, Grain Trade Asia (GTA)

Fats and oils: AOCS, ISO

We offer a comprehensive range of testing and analytical services for agricultural commodities including protein meals, grain, and fats and oils.

We carry out all of the following tests and analysis at our specialised laboratory

PROTEIN MEALS

  • Acid Insoluble Ash
  • Acid Value
  • Ash
  • Calcium
  • Digestible Energy
  • Escherichia Coli / Coliforms
  • Enterobacteriaceae
  • Fat
  • Feather Adulterant
  • Free Fatty Acids
  • Fibre
  • Moisture
  • Mycotoxins (ELISA):
  • – Aflatoxin (Total, B1, B2, G1, G2)
  • – Fumonisin
  • – Ochratoxin
  • – Vomitoxin (DON)
  • – Zearalenone
  • Pepsin Digestibility
  • Peroxide Value
  • Phosphorus
  • Plate Count
  • Protein
  • Salmonella
  • Salt
  • Sand
  • Sieve Test
  • Staphylococcus Aureus
  • TVBN
  • Urease Activity
  • Wool and Hair
  • Yeasts and Moulds

FATS AND OILS

  • Acid Value
  • Cold Test
  • FAC Colour
  • Free Fatty Acid
  • Insoluble Impurities
  • Iodine Value
  • Lovibond Raw Colour
  • Moisture
  • Nitrogen
  • Peroxide Value
  • Phosphorous
  • Polyethylene
  • Refine & Bleach Colour
  • Rate of Filtration
  • Refractive Index
  • Relative Density
  • Salmonella
  • Saponification Value
  • Slip Melting Point
  • Titre
  • Unsaponifiable Matter

GRAIN

  • 1000 Kernel Weight
  • BSMV
  • Colouration (Barley)
  • Defectives
  • Ditylenchus Dipsaci (Stem & Bulb Nematode in Pulses)
  • Dry Gluten (Glutomatic)
  • Escherichia Coli / Coliforms
  • Enterobacteriaceae
  • Falling Number
  • Foreign Material / Matter
  • Germination Energy & Capacity
  • Gliaden (Gluten Allergen)
  • Gluten Index (Glutomatic)
  • Glucosinolates
  • GMO (Qualitative & Quantitative)
  • Heavy Metals (Arsenic, Cadmium, Copper, Lead, Mercury)
  • Moisture (Standard Ref & NIR)
  • Mycotoxins (ELISA):
  • – Aflatoxin (Total, B1, B2, G1, G2)
  • – Fumonisin
  • – Ochratoxin
  • – T2
  • – Vomitoxin (DON)
  • – Zearalenone
  • Oil Content (Standard Ref & NIR)
  • Pesticide Residues
  • Plate Count
  • Popcorn Expansion Ratio
  • Popcorn Popping Ratio
  • Protein (Standard Ref & NIR)
  • Salmonella
  • Screenings & Retention
  • Sieving Test Barley (Steinecker)
  • Staphylococcus Aureus
  • Tannin
  • Test Weight
  • Tetrazolium Test
  • US Dockage
  • Varietal Purity (Barley)
  • Weed Seeds Search
  • Wet Gluten (Glutomatic)
  • Yeasts and Moulds

Cordyceps

  • Size
  • Ash
  • Colour
  • Reduction
  • Dextran
  • Moisture
  • Polarisation (Wet & Dry)
  • Starch

SULPHUR

  • Acidity
  • Ash
  • Bentonite Content
  • Carbon
  • Hydrogen Sulphide
  • Moisture
  • Purity (Calculation)
  • Purity / Carbon / Ash / Moisture / Acidity
  • Screens

SUGAR

  • Ash
  • Colour
  • Dextran
  • Moisture
  • Particle Size
  • Polarisation (Wet & Dry)
  • Reducing / Invert Sugars
  • Starch

GLYCERINE

  • Acidity
  • Ash
  • Carbon
  • Colour (Cobalt / Platinum Scale)
  • Colour APHA
  • Colour Lovibond
  • Glycerol Content
  • MONG
  • Refractive Index
  • Specific Gravity / Density
  • Sulphated Ash
  • Water