Emerald Grain’s  Central Grain Laboratory (CGL) is a resource of technical expertise and specialised knowledge available for all stakeholders involved in the Emerald Grain supply chain. The CGL is integral in maintaining Emerald Grain’s continuous devotion to quality and service excellence.

The CGL is located at Melbourne Port Terminal and provides the equipment and training for grain quality management relating to the receival, storage and outturn of grain from Emerald Grain’s receival sites. CGL is equipped with a state of the art laboratory that is pivotal in maintaining Emerald’s ISO Accreditation. CGL also actively assists sites in servicing and calibrating quality testing equipment, as well as offering technical support for all quality systems implemented within the Emerald Grain network.

Encompassing Emerald Grain’s strong customer focus, for both growers and clients, CGL actively works towards setting itself at the forefront of technology and service, providing tailored solutions to meet a variety of customer needs. CGL offers a vast variety of in-house testing, including the use of Near Infra-Red (NIR) technology and germination testing, to determine factors such as the moisture, protein, skinnings, test weight, malting quality and oil contents of grains and seeds. It also offers a variety of external testing procedures to analyse a range of other quality determining factors such as flour rheology, free fatty acid testing, GMO presence, mycotoxin and pesticide residue testing.

If you would like to enquire about any of the services provided by CGL please contact William Thompson via email on wthompson@emeraldgrain.com