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Understanding the influence of honey sampling techniques and their effect on test results

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RFx ID : 20249985
Tender Name : Understanding the influence of honey sampling techniques and their effect on test results
Reference # : O/405992
Open Date : Friday, 5 October 2018 8:30 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date : Thursday, 1 November 2018 2:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 10101900 - Insects
  • 10160000 - Floriculture and silviculture products
  • 41000000 - Laboratory and Measuring and Observing and Testing Equipment
  • 70160000 - Wildlife and flora
  • 81000000 - Engineering and Research and Technology Based Services
Regions:
  • New Zealand
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Anna van der Lugt
04 8312188
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Overview

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) understands that the honey industry may use a variety of different techniques when taking a sample of their product to be tested by a laboratory. Different sampling techniques may be used at different points in the honey supply chain and these could affect whether the test results are representative of the product at that point in time.
MPI requires a research provider to design and carry out a study to determine the influence of sampling and processing techniques on obtaining representative test results for markers in the MPI mānuka honey definition.