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Pet Food Manufacturing Services

Dedicated to
Aotearoa's pet food

Services for Pet Food Manufacturers 

The pet food market is experiencing significant growth globally, driven by increasing pet ownership and consumer awareness of the importance of quality and safety for premium pet nutrition.

Through our comprehensive range of laboratory testing services, we are focused on delivering fast and accurate results to support Aotearoa’s pet food manufacturers and exporters and ensure products conform to market requirements.  Our expert laboratory team provides advanced test method capabilities to support product development for export market access.

We also offer a range of industry training courses through the AsureQuality Academy to upskill pet food manufacturers in food safety, pet food inspection and animal welfare skills.

Laboratory testing

Chemistry testing 

  • Composition 
  • Nutrition and vitamins 
  • Label claims 
  • Minerals and metals 
  • Contaminants 
  • Mycotoxins 

Microbiology testing 

Delivering the fastest turnaround times with superior technology and a market leading low false positive rate. 

  • Salmonella 
  • Listeria 
  • E-coli 
  • Enterobacteriaceae and more 

Contaminants and residue testing 

  • Veterinary medicine and pesticide residues 
  • Dioxins, PCB’s 
  • Contaminants such as DDT, Hexachlorobenzene 
  • α-HCH, β-HCH, γ-HCH, persistent organic pollutants and more 

Industry Training

Assurance Marks

Independent endorsement of your brand story

  • Ingredients source 
  • Production processes 
  • Food safety practices and more 

Important Downloads

A PDF Overview of Pet Food Lab Testing Services PDF (1.3 MB)

 Live Webinar Recording(external link)

In August 2023, we introduced our AsureQuality academy Petfood Inspection training course, which covers the importance of thorough ante-mortem and post-mortem inspections. If you missed it, Here is the webinar recording:

Stay tuned - we’ll be running the Petfood Inspection training course(external link) in Christchurch in December 2023.