Lactolab, located on the ARC campus, Irene, is an independent SANAS accredited laboratory, which has been servicing the dairy industry since September 2002. Lactolab's main focus is the analyses of raw milk for milk buyers as well as for milk recording purposes. Our services also include a wide range of additional tests. The whole spectrum of analysis for the Dairy Standard Agency form an important part of our activities
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To be the preferred laboratory which delivers a cost effective, one stop analysis service, to the dairy en dairy related industries in Southern Africa.
We have world class, specialised, automated equipment for raw milk analysis. We analyse in the region of 120 000 samples per month and our turn around time for all standard raw milk analysis is within 24 hours. Furthermore, automated Total Bacterial Counts enable us to give feedback to our customers on the same day regarding the hygienic quality of the milk.
The sampling and handling of milk (preservation options) is critical to ensure reliable results. Using the correct sample bottle also plays an important role. Lactolab has all the experience and knowledge regarding these important issues.
We proud ourselves in our motto: Rapid Reliable Results. With dedicated staff, fast and effective instrumentation and a solid control system (SANAS accreditation) we strive to live up to our well defined goals.