Working across the food and beverage sector, Affinity Labs offers producers and suppliers advanced scientific testing and quality assurance services, including chemical and microbiological analysis, plant health diagnostics, sensory assessment and export certification. We also offer highly specialised support for new product development, shelf-life testing, technology trials and sustainability assessments.
These capabilities are backed by an extensive knowledge base, built up over decades of research and development.
Affinity Labs is the major provider of analytical and consulting services to the grape and wine industry. Powered by over 55 years of research from the AWRI, Affinity Labs delivers specialised services including routine and export analysis; trace analysis of flavours, taints and residues; sensory assessments; microbiology and molecular biology analysis; grapevine virus testing and elimination; grapevine variety identification; packaging and microbiological audits; shelf-life testing, sustainability assessments; and technical consulting.
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Affinity Labs’ expertise is applied beyond alcoholic beverages to include non-alcoholic drinks such as kombucha, fruit juice and soft drinks. Producers can access a suite of analytical testing options; trace analysis of flavours, taints and contaminants; microbial testing; and sensory assessment. Our services also include product formulation, packaging, and testing to support new product development.
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Affinity Labs works with food producers, from farm to table, providing analytical and technical support. Our NATA-accredited laboratories provide specialised scientific and quality assurance testing including routine analysis; trace analysis of flavours and agrochemical residues; sensory assessments; microbiology and molecular biology analysis; plant health diagnostics; and sensory evaluation. We also offer highly tailored support for new product development, shelf-life testing, technology trials and sustainability assessments.
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Quality assurance is an integral element of food and beverage production. Affinity Labs supports producers and suppliers by offering general analysis of raw materials; Codex (OIV) testing; and trace analysis of flavours, taints and residues. Contact our customer service team for more information about the range of raw materials that can be tested or read more about our specific tests for raw materials.