Cropwatch Independent Laboratories offers an accurate, reliable and quick seven day turn around for sample testing. We are the only laboratory offering a shelf life prediction test for macadamia kernel.
Our Services include:
Queensland and NSW for macadamia quality assessment.
Our quality assessment laboratory services the whole East Coast macadamia industry from Central Queensland to Northern NSW, with our clients including farmers, processors and Macadamia nut exporters.
Laboratory Testing Services include:
Kernel Recovery Test
Cropwatch can perform kernel recovery tests for individuals as well as companies. Just send us your sample and we will take care of the rest.
Samples can be delivered by courier or express post to:
18 Thurgates Lane, Wardell,NSW 2477
or hand delivered directly to our laboratory at:
The Centre for Horticulture Research, 494 Bruxner Highway, Alstonville, NSW 2477
Nut samples for kernel recovery testing should be continuously sampled from the whole consignment to give a representative sample. Contact us for more details on sampling methodology.
Deliver at least 1kg of Nut-in-shell (NIS) for each full test including Kernel recovery and moisture.
Deliver at least 700g NIS for a kernel recovery test only.
Deliver at least 300g wet NIS for moisture only test.