Olive Testing

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Olive Testing

There are many benefits to pre-harvest testing but most importantly it gives growers the opportunity to make the most of their processing – to achieve the optimum amount of oil relevant to the best oil character.

Modern Olives Laboratory Offers a Wide Range of Tests with Convenient and Cost Effective Test Packages

BUILD A QUOTE

What product would you like to test?

Choose a category below of the olive product(s) you wish to test.

STEP 1
STEP 2

Olive Oil

Select your Olive Oil tests you would like us to do.

OUR SUGGESTED PACKS

  • Basic Quality Pack + Sensory Analysis

    Basic Quality Pack + Sensory Analysis

    What’s included in the Basic Quality Pack + Sensory Analysis

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Basic Quality Pack + Sensory Analysis

    • Free Fatty Acid*
    • Peroxide value*
    • UV coefficients*
    • Fatty Acid Composition*
    • Oil Panel test*

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 197 . 00
  • Show/AOA Pack by NIR

    Show/AOA Pack by NIR

    What’s included in the Show/AOA Pack by NIR

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Show/AOA Pack by NIR

    • Free Fatty Acid*
    • Peroxide value*
    • UV coefficients*
    • Total Phenols by NIR

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 32 . 00
  • Freshness Pack

    Freshness Pack

    What’s included in the Freshness Pack

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Freshness Pack

    • Free Fatty Acid*
    • Peroxide value*
    • UV coefficients*
    • Induction Time*
    • Isomeric Diacylglycerides (DAG)
    • Pyropheophytin A*
    • Oil Panel test*

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 417 . 00
  • Nutritional Information

    Nutritional Information

    What’s included in the Nutritional Information

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Nutritional Information

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 98 . 00
  • Authenticity Pack

    Authenticity Pack

    What’s included in the Authenticity Pack

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Authenticity Pack

    • Sterols & Total Sterols & E + U
    • Trans Fatty Acids
    • Waxes
    • ECN 42
    • Stigmastadienes content
    • 2-monopalmitate
    • Ethyl Esters
    • Total Aliphatic Alcohols

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 1500 . 00
  • Shelf Life prediction

    Shelf Life prediction

    What’s included in the Shelf Life prediction

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Shelf Life prediction

    • Free Fatty Acid*
    • Induction Time*
    • Isomeric Diacylglycerides (DAG)
    • Pyropheophytin A*

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 250 . 00
  • AOA code of practice Pack

    AOA code of practice Pack

    What’s included in the AOA code of practice Pack

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    AOA code of practice Pack

    • Free Fatty Acid*
    • Peroxide value*
    • UV coefficients*
    • Oil Panel test*

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 180 . 00
  • Contaminants & Trace Metals Pack

    Contaminants & Trace Metals Pack

    What’s included in the Contaminants & Trace Metals Pack

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Contaminants & Trace Metals Pack

    • Benzo(a)pyrenes
    • Chemical Residues
    • DEHP

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 1330 . 00
  • Antioxidants

    Antioxidants

    What’s included in the Antioxidants

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Antioxidants

    • Tocopherols
    • Biophenols composition
    • Squalene

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 350 . 00

INDIVIDUAL ANALYSIS

  • Free Fatty Acid*

  • Peroxide value*

  • UV coefficients*

  • Induction Time*

  • Total Phenols by NIR

  • Smoke Point

  • Moisture & Volatiles

  • Sterols & Total Sterols & E + U

  • Trans Fatty Acids

  • Waxes

  • ECN 42

  • Unsaponifiable Matter

  • Stigmastadienes content

  • Tocopherols

  • 2-monopalmitate

  • Benzo(a)pyrenes

  • Biophenols composition

  • Bitterness Index

  • Chemical Residues

  • DEHP

  • Ethyl Esters

  • Fatty Acid Composition*

  • Insoluble Impurities

  • Iodine Value

  • Isomeric Diacylglycerides (DAG)

  • Oleuropein

  • Ortho-diphenols

  • p-Anisidine

  • Phenols by Folin

  • Polar compounds

  • Pyropheophytin A*

  • Saponification Value

  • Squalene

  • Tocotrienols

  • Total Aliphatic Alcohols

  • Triacylglycerides

  • Colour by Lovibond

  • Density by Hydrometer

  • Density by weight

  • Viscosity

  • Water Activity

  • Total Solids

  • Oil Panel test*

  • Blending services

INDIVIDUAL ANALYSIS

Individual Analysis

Olive Oil

INDIVIDUAL ANALYSIS

  • Free Fatty Acid*

  • Peroxide value*

  • UV coefficients*

  • Induction Time*

  • Total Phenols by NIR

  • Smoke Point

  • Moisture & Volatiles

  • Sterols & Total Sterols & E + U

  • Trans Fatty Acids

  • Waxes

  • ECN 42

  • Unsaponifiable Matter

  • Stigmastadienes content

  • Tocopherols

  • 2-monopalmitate

  • Benzo(a)pyrenes

  • Biophenols composition

  • Bitterness Index

  • Chemical Residues

  • DEHP

  • Ethyl Esters

  • Fatty Acid Composition*

  • Insoluble Impurities

  • Iodine Value

  • Isomeric Diacylglycerides (DAG)

  • Oleuropein

  • Ortho-diphenols

  • p-Anisidine

  • Phenols by Folin

  • Polar compounds

  • Pyropheophytin A*

  • Saponification Value

  • Squalene

  • Tocotrienols

  • Total Aliphatic Alcohols

  • Triacylglycerides

  • Colour by Lovibond

  • Density by Hydrometer

  • Density by weight

  • Viscosity

  • Water Activity

  • Total Solids

  • Oil Panel test*

  • Blending services

STEP 2

Olives

Select your Olives tests you would like us to do.

OUR SUGGESTED PACKS

  • Brine Quality Check

    Brine Quality Check

    What’s included in the Brine Quality Check

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Brine Quality Check

    • pH
    • Sodium Chloride
    • Density by weight

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 108 . 00
  • Table Olives Quality Chek

    Table Olives Quality Chek

    What’s included in the Table Olives Quality Chek

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Table Olives Quality Chek

    • Olives - Flesh/Stone ratio
    • Table Olive defects
    • Olives - Size grading

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 120 . 00
  • Table Olives Nutrition Information

    Table Olives Nutrition Information

    What’s included in the Table Olives Nutrition Information

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Table Olives Nutrition Information

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 420 . 00
  • Microbiology Food pack

    Microbiology Food pack

    What’s included in the Microbiology Food pack

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Microbiology Food pack

    • Aerobic Count Plate
    • E.Coli and Coliform
    • Rapid Yeast and Mould
    • Salmonella

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 110 . 00
  • Microbiology BP pack

    Microbiology BP pack

    What’s included in the Microbiology BP pack

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Microbiology BP pack

    • Total bacterial count (BP)
    • Total Yeast and Mould count (BP)
    • Salmonella (BP)
    • E. Coli (BP)

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 85 . 00
  • Optimal harvest time by NIR

    Optimal harvest time by NIR

    What’s included in the Optimal harvest time by NIR

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Optimal harvest time by NIR

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 42 . 00
  • Solvent pack

    Solvent pack

    What’s included in the Solvent pack

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Solvent pack

    • Moisture & Volatiles
    • Total oil (Soxhlet)

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 87 . 00
  • Contaminants and Trace metals

    Contaminants and Trace metals

    What’s included in the Contaminants and Trace metals

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Contaminants and Trace metals

    • Chemical Residues
    • DEHP
    • Benzo(a)pyrenes

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 1330 . 00

INDIVIDUAL ANALYSIS

  • Olives - Flesh/Stone ratio

  • pH

  • Sodium Chloride

  • Density by weight

  • Chemical Residues

  • DEHP

  • Moisture & Volatiles

  • Total oil (Soxhlet)

  • Optimal Harvest Time

  • Table Olive defects

  • Aerobic Count Plate

  • Rapid Aerobic Plate Count

  • Lactobacillus

  • Total bacterial count (BP)

  • Total Yeast and Mould count (BP)

  • Validation (per test / organism)

  • Bile Tolerant Gram Negative (BP)

  • Staphylococcus Aureus (BP)

  • Salmonella (BP)

  • Bacillus Cereus

  • E.Coli and Coliform

  • Rapid Yeast and Mould

  • Salmonella

  • Staphylococcus Plate count

  • Enterobacteriaceae

  • Listeria Mono

  • Clostriduim Perfringes

  • Bile Tolerant Gram Negative

  • E. Coli (BP)

  • Staphylococcus Aureus

  • Olives - Size grading

  • Benzo(a)pyrenes

INDIVIDUAL ANALYSIS

Individual Analysis

Olives

INDIVIDUAL ANALYSIS

  • Olives - Flesh/Stone ratio

  • pH

  • Sodium Chloride

  • Density by weight

  • Chemical Residues

  • DEHP

  • Moisture & Volatiles

  • Total oil (Soxhlet)

  • Optimal Harvest Time

  • Table Olive defects

  • Aerobic Count Plate

  • Rapid Aerobic Plate Count

  • Lactobacillus

  • Total bacterial count (BP)

  • Total Yeast and Mould count (BP)

  • Validation (per test / organism)

  • Bile Tolerant Gram Negative (BP)

  • Staphylococcus Aureus (BP)

  • Salmonella (BP)

  • Bacillus Cereus

  • E.Coli and Coliform

  • Rapid Yeast and Mould

  • Salmonella

  • Staphylococcus Plate count

  • Enterobacteriaceae

  • Listeria Mono

  • Clostriduim Perfringes

  • Bile Tolerant Gram Negative

  • E. Coli (BP)

  • Staphylococcus Aureus

  • Olives - Size grading

  • Benzo(a)pyrenes

STEP 2

Olive Derivatives

Select your Olive Derivatives tests you would like us to do.

OUR SUGGESTED PACKS

  • Olive Leaf Extract

    Olive Leaf Extract

    What’s included in the Olive Leaf Extract

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Olive Leaf Extract

    • Oleuropein
    • Olive Leaf Extract Panel Test
    • Biophenols composition

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 400 . 00
  • Olive Tea

    Olive Tea

    What’s included in the Olive Tea

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Olive Tea

    • Oleuropein
    • Biophenols composition

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 325 . 00
  • Contaminants and Trace metals

    Contaminants and Trace metals

    What’s included in the Contaminants and Trace metals

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Contaminants and Trace metals

    • Chemical Residues
    • DEHP
    • Benzo(a)pyrenes

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 1330 . 00
  • Antioxidants

    Antioxidants

    What’s included in the Antioxidants

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Antioxidants

    • Biophenols composition
    • Squalene
    • Tocopherols

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 350 . 00
  • Microbiology Food pack

    Microbiology Food pack

    What’s included in the Microbiology Food pack

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Microbiology Food pack

    • Aerobic Count Plate
    • E.Coli and Coliform
    • Rapid Yeast and Mould
    • Salmonella

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 110 . 00
  • Shelf life validation

    Shelf life validation

    What’s included in the Shelf life validation

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Shelf life validation

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 0 . 00
  • Microbiology BP pack

    Microbiology BP pack

    What’s included in the Microbiology BP pack

    WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Microbiology BP pack

    • Total bacterial count (BP)
    • Total Yeast and Mould count (BP)
    • E. Coli (BP)
    • Salmonella (BP)

    PRICE OF PACK

    TOTAL (EXCL GST)

    $ 85 . 00

INDIVIDUAL ANALYSIS

  • Oleuropein

  • Olive Leaf Extract Panel Test

  • Validation (per test / organism)

  • pH

  • Chemical Residues

  • Biophenols composition

  • DEHP

  • ECN42

  • Fatty Acid Composition*

  • Free Fatty Acid*

  • Induction Time*

  • Insoluble Impurities

  • Moisture & Volatiles

  • Ortho-diphenols

  • Peroxide value*

  • Phenols by Folin

  • Squalene

  • Sterols composition + E+U*

  • Tocopherols

  • Tocotrienols

  • Total Aliphatic Alcohols

  • Trans Fatty Acid*

  • Triacylglycerides

  • Unsaponifiable matter

  • UV coefficients*

  • Waxes

  • Density by Hydrometer

  • Density by weight

  • Viscosity

  • Water activity

  • Total solids

  • Blending services

  • Aerobic Count Plate

  • Rapid Aerobic Plate Count

  • Lactobacillus

  • Total bacterial count (BP)

  • Total Yeast and Mould count (BP)

  • E. Coli (BP)

  • Bacillus Cereus

  • E.Coli and Coliform

  • Rapid Yeast and Mould

  • Salmonella

  • Staphylococcus Plate count

  • Bile Tolerant Gram Negative

  • Enterobacteriaceae

  • Listeria Mono

  • Clostriduim Perfringes

  • Bile Tolerant Gram Negative (BP)

  • E. Coli

  • Staphylococcus Aureus (BP)

  • Salmonella (BP)

  • Benzo(a)pyrenes

INDIVIDUAL ANALYSIS

Individual Analysis

Olive Derivatives

INDIVIDUAL ANALYSIS

  • Oleuropein

  • Olive Leaf Extract Panel Test

  • Validation (per test / organism)

  • pH

  • Chemical Residues

  • Biophenols composition

  • DEHP

  • ECN42

  • Fatty Acid Composition*

  • Free Fatty Acid*

  • Induction Time*

  • Insoluble Impurities

  • Moisture & Volatiles

  • Ortho-diphenols

  • Peroxide value*

  • Phenols by Folin

  • Squalene

  • Sterols composition + E+U*

  • Tocopherols

  • Tocotrienols

  • Total Aliphatic Alcohols

  • Trans Fatty Acid*

  • Triacylglycerides

  • Unsaponifiable matter

  • UV coefficients*

  • Waxes

  • Density by Hydrometer

  • Density by weight

  • Viscosity

  • Water activity

  • Total solids

  • Blending services

  • Aerobic Count Plate

  • Rapid Aerobic Plate Count

  • Lactobacillus

  • Total bacterial count (BP)

  • Total Yeast and Mould count (BP)

  • E. Coli (BP)

  • Bacillus Cereus

  • E.Coli and Coliform

  • Rapid Yeast and Mould

  • Salmonella

  • Staphylococcus Plate count

  • Bile Tolerant Gram Negative

  • Enterobacteriaceae

  • Listeria Mono

  • Clostriduim Perfringes

  • Bile Tolerant Gram Negative (BP)

  • E. Coli

  • Staphylococcus Aureus (BP)

  • Salmonella (BP)

  • Benzo(a)pyrenes

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YOUR QUOTE TOTAL

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Testimonial

“I choose Modern Olives for their expertise and professionalism. I find the team very reliable and communicative. The team are very open to sharing thoughts and advice beyond just the technical responses.”

Steve Parker

Mt Moriac Olives

Testimonial

“We have been using Modern Olives since we bought our olive grove. Being a small producer, we find that the staff are always interested to listen to our problems, and are happy to provide assistance that goes beyond the provision of normal lab services.”

Michael Coates

Maluka Estate

Testimonial

“A big contributor to our success is Modern Olives. They've helped us understand our oils and how the different seasons/varieties impact consumer experience. The annual cost of having Modern Olives test our varieties, is more than compensated for by the increased value of the Rosto brand.”

Steve Higgs

Rosto Grove

Testimonial

“I have had a great experience while working with Modern Olives. It has an excellent team who provided me technical expertise and high-tech equipment when I was carrying out my research project ‘Evaluation of chemical and physical changes in different commercial oils during heating’’.”

Florencia De Alzaa

Research and Development, Boundary Bend Olives

Testimonial

“I use Modern Olives as they are the leading institution on all testing of olive. Their accreditations with IOC, NATA and TGA provide a range of testing that can be performed for all of my products, making Modern Olives the one-stop-shop for all of my product testing needs.”

Michelle Emin

Research and Development, Boundary Bend Olives

Testimonial

“I am very pleased with Modern Olives’ efficient and professional lab service; their lab reports are comprehensive, accurate and easy to read. Having recently attended a Masterclass on olive oil sensory training, I highly recommend that all olive growers and supply chain participants make the time. ”

Peter McFarlane

AOA OliveCare® and OliveCare® Export Code of best Practice Admin

Testimonial

“We choose Modern Olives as they are consistently accurate, efficient and offer good value for money. The turnaround time from sample to results is quick and their reports are easy to understand. They are responsive and innovative, seeking cost effective ways through research and development.”

Lisa Rowntree

Longridge Olives

Testimonial

“Claudia & her team have been providing lab services to us since our first harvest in 2010. Of most importance to us is the first class tasting & blending services provided. Her recommendations have contributed significantly to the success of our oils in competitions.”

Russ & Tina Knight

Lisadurne Hill

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