Edible oil & oilseed tests & pricing

The test list below provides a price guide for commonly requested tests.

  • Additional tests are available upon request by contacting Customer Service. Discounts may apply for large volume submissions.
  • For individual reports on submissions including multiple samples additional charges will apply.
  • An express surcharge may apply for urgent requests.
  • Prices are reviewed annually however NSW DPI reserves the right to modify prices at any time.

Quotes

Where possible, we work with our clients to negotiate a tailored service. Quotes for specialist or large volume submissions are available upon request.

To request a quote please email Customer Service with the following information:

  • Your contact details
  • Your testing requirements (including number of samples, time frame and any other important information).

For advice on specialised tests or to  obtain a quote please contact Customer Service.

Terms and Conditions

View the full list of Terms and Conditions applicable to all testing services provided by DPI.

 



Price (incl. GST)1

Analysis

1-4 samples

5-20 samples

>20 samples

Fixed

Edible Oil Testing

Acid Value*

$48.07

$42.03

$40.97

 
Chlorophyll* $51.22 $47.02 $46.23  
Fatty Acid Composition (FAC) $85.10 $74.33 $72.23  
Free Fatty Acid Content (FFA) $48.07 $42.03 $40.97  
Induction Time (Rancimat)* $57.26 $44.39 $41.76  
Insoluble Impurities * $81.69 $78.80 $78.01  
Iodine Value*  $85.10 $74.33 $72.23  
Moisture & Volatile Matter (MVM)* $32.31 $29.15 $28.63  
Peroxide Value (PV) $6803 $58.57 $57.52  
Polyphenol Content (PH) $65.14 $53.84 $51.74  
Refractive Index* $53.06 $49.90 $49.12  
Sterols $393.98 $335.41 $313.87  
Alpha Tocopherols $103.75 $81.16 $78.01  
Tocopherol + Beta $106.38 $101.91 $101.12  
Tocopherol + Delta $88.25 $83.52 $82.74  
Tocopherol + Gamma $143.41 $138.95 $137.89  
Trans Fatty Acids (Trans) $89.30 $78.80 $76.70  
Waxes $216.69 $190.16 $187.27  

Olive Oil Only Testing

Total Aliphatic Alcohols Content*

$383.74

$371.13

$368.77

 

Alkyl/Ethyl Esters*

$249.00

$218.79

$215.38

 

1,2-Diacylglycerol Content (DAGs)

$101.65

$84.31

$80.90

 

ENC42 Triacylglyceride Value*

$138.42

$104.27

$97.71

 

Organoleptic Classification

    $116.62

Palmitic Acid in 2 Position (2-Palmitic)*

$120.03

$110.32

$108.48

 

Pyropheophytins Content (PPP)

$79.85

$69.08

$66.98

 

Stigmastidienes EVOO (Stigs)

$332.52

$269.75

$265.55

 
Unsaponifiable Matter (UM)* $146.04 $133.43 $131.07  
UV Absorption $57.00 $53.32 $52.79  

Olive Fruit Testing

Moisture & Volatile Matter in Olive Fruit*

$43.08

$40.19

$39.66

 
Moisture & Volatile Matter in Olive Paste* $43.08 $40.19 $39.66  
Oil & Moisture Content - Cold Press* $134.22 $130.80 $130.28  
Oil & Moisture Content - Solvent Extraction* $111.37 $106.90 $105.85  

Oilseed/Nut Testing

Acid Value*

$73.02

$63.56

$61.72

 

Admixture/Impurities*

    $37.03
Chlorophyll in Canola Seed* $153.39 $149.19 $148.40  
Fatty Acid Composition (FAC) $88.25 $77.48 $75.65  
Free Fatty Acid* $128.96 $116.36 $103.75  
Glucosinolates - Canola/Mustard $120.30 $110.58 $108.74  
Iodine Value* $88.25 $77.48 $75.65  
Moisture & Volatile Matter $29.94 $27.05 $26.53  
Oil Content ISO659     $98.23
Peroxide Value $91.67 $69.08 $65.93  
Seed Cleaning*     $4.20
Sinapine* $68.29 $54.37 $54.11  
Sinapine (with sample prep)* $96.39 $84.84 $81.69  
Test Weight*     $24.69
Total and Reactive Lysine Content*     $20.22
Beta Carotene $164.16 $146.30 $142.89  

* Denotes analyses not covered by the NATA scope of Accreditation.
1 Prices are current as at 1 February 2022. Prices are listed per sample, per submission.

Test packages

Near Infrared Spectrophotometry (NIR) Packages

Package Name

Description

Price (incl. GST)1

 Olive Oil2 
Olive Oil Quality NIR*

FFA, PV, UV & PP

$37.30

Olive Oil Quality NIR* + Sensory FFA, PV, UV, PP & Organoleptic classification $136.58
Canola Seed NIR

Moisture, Oil Content, Protein & Glucosinolates

$25.74

* Denotes analyses not covered by the NATA scope of Accreditation.
1 Prices are current as at 1 February 2022. Prices are listed per sample, per submission.
NIR testing is available for Australian and New Zealand produced Extra Virgin Olive Oil only. Olive Oil that has been refined, infused or produced from olives not grown in Australia/ New Zealand must be tested by Wet Chemistry.

Wet Chemistry Packages - Olive Oil

Package Name

Description

Price (incl. GST)

1-4 Samples 5-20 Samples >20 Samples

Quality Wet Chem Package

FFA, PV, UV + PP

$184.38

$151.29 $145.77

Quality Wet Chem + Sensory Package

FFA, PV, UV, PP & Organoleptic Classification

$296.54

$263.44 $257.93

Nutritional Information Package

FAC, Trans, Alpha Toco

$160.22

$107.16 $100.86

Labelling package

FFA, PV, UV, Rancimat, DAG’s, PPP, FAC, Trans, Alpha Toco + Organoleptic Classification

$576.79

$453.87 $433.91
Shelf-Life Prediction PackageFFA, Induction, DAG’s, PPP $246.58$186.49$176.77