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Milk Testing

Analytica offers specialised testing of milk and dairy products for functional components, residues, and contaminants. Our senior technical staff regularly support R&D projects in milk and dairy products, often providing testing solutions that are not available from other providers.

Analytica is a world-leading provider of beta-casein testing in milk and dairy products, for those interested in producing A1 beta-casein free dairy products.

We offer a range of other specialised protein tests, focussed on functional and high value proteins. Our R&D capability enables us to develop novel tests, and then scale these to allow for fast and cost effective testing if required by customers.

Much of our dairy testing is carried out in partnership with MilktestNZ – the leading provider of liquid milk component and quality testing to the NZ dairy industry.  Together we provide testing solutions to farmers and dairy companies that support the production of high quality and safe milk.

We have shareholding in 2 companies providing in-process and finished dairy product testing:

  • CAIQTEST (Pacific) uses GB methods for pre-shipment certification of dairy products being exported to China, from its Hamilton (NZ) location.  With Chinese government (CNAS) accreditation for a broad range of dairy tests, this lab is uniquely positioned to assist Australasian companies exporting to China.

  • Food Lab Pacific is a start-up dairy testing laboratory owned by Analytica and MilktestNZ that will provide a new and innovative testing option to NZ dairy manufacturers 

How to take and submit a sample

How to take and submit a sample

Raw Milk
A representative sample of 50-100 mL of milk is required.  Please keep chilled if being delivered immediately, or freeze and send chilled.

Dairy Products
An unopened sachet or consumer package is required, with details of batch and product description to be shown clearly on the outside.

Download and complete our Analysis Request Form either in PDF format or as a Word document, and send it along with your samples to:

Analytica Laboratories Ltd
Ruakura Research Centre
10 Bisley Road,
Hamilton 3240 
New Zealand

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Don’t forget to label each sample container with a unique name or code, matching the Sample Identification that you write on the Analysis Request Form. We will invoice you when we report your results.

To send samples from overseas, please see our instructions and import permits.

Analytica Laboratories


P: +64 7 974 4740

Ruakura Research Centre,
10 Bisley Road, Private Bag 3345,
Hamilton 3240
New Zealand


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