With six laboratories across Aotearoa, we provide a wide range of testing services to the food and primary production sectors. Our innovative methodologies and delivery systems place our testing laboratories amongst the best in the world.
All our laboratory facilities are accredited to the international standard NZS ISO/IEC 17025. (external link)
We provide testing services for food and beverages, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, plant, seed, environmental contaminants, and more. We test for food safety, government, international and customer regulatory requirements.
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The lab testing process is very detailed. We perform thousands of tests within our labs, each catering to a different requirement, specification and/or sample type. This is why we process each price query individually. If you need a quote, you need to send us a query using the form on the contact page. Include the following information: detailed sample description; sample type (e.g. animal origin, dairy product, plant origin, processed meat, environmental swabs, alcoholic beverage, cosmetic, raw material, petrochemical, etc.); the sample texture (e.g. solid, semi solid, liquid, powder); storage condition (e.g. frozen <0°, chilled 3°±2°, ambient >7°). Please remember to indicate the quantity of samples and the frequency of testing.
Depending on the complexity of your query, getting your quote ready can take anywhere between 1-7 working days.
Yes. To get the logo, you need to undertake the certification process. Coeliac NZ (external link) run and administer this programme, you can contact them directly on 09 820 5157.
Our Auckland Laboratory team are able to carry out gluten testing. We can provide both quantitative (level) and qualitative (absence or presence) results within seven days from when samples arrive at the lab. This includes weekends as our Auckland Laboratory operates seven days a week. You can find more about gluten testing in Chemistry Testing (external link) .
We can arrange the pick up for you within a designated area at additional cost. Many of our customers prefer to order courier tickets off us and to arrange collection directly.
Nutritional Information Panels (also called nutrition facts labels) is the table printed on the food packaging. It outlines the key nutritional values of the product composition. For information on our lab testing service that provides this information go to Chemistry Testing.