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Validating Methods Characterising Manuka Honey


Tender Closed
RFx ID : 4910975
Tender Name : Validating Methods Characterising Manuka Honey
Reference # : 17275
Open Date : Monday, 29 September 2014 3:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date  : Tuesday, 28 October 2014 2:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 81102600 - Sampling services
  • 81170000 - Biological science services
  • International
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Sue Escott-Brown
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Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Agency Address :

The objective of this RFP is to identify an appropriately skilled service provider (or providers) to develop and validate techniques that will provide test methods for identifying characteristics associated with honey derived from Leptospermum scoparium (mānuka).
These test methods will then be used to determine levels of specific characteristics and allow the establishment of definitions for monofloral and multifloral L. scoparium derived honey.

Please Note: Q&A's have now closed and no further questions will be responded to

RFx Outcome

This tender has been awarded to:

  • scion

Further Award Information:
Agency Name: Ministry for Primary Industries
Agency Address : Pastoral House, 25 The Terrace, Wellington
Successful supplier name: Analytica Laboratories Limited
Successful supplier Address: Ruakura Research Centre, 10 Bisley Road, Hamilton
Description of the Service : Specificity Assessment for Defining Manuka Honey
Date Contract was Awarded: April 2015
Duration of the Contract (Including any extensions): 8 months
Estimated cost of the Procurement for full term - $275,000
There were no Exemptions Justifications used on the Tender.

Award Date: Friday, 27 November 2015 (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Date RFx was completed/updated: Tuesday, 28 October 2014 4:15 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)