Quality is at the forefront of Midlands Nutritional Oils business ethics. This focus is evident at all stages of the production process from seed going into the ground right through to the finished product.
To meet production standards and customer requirements, Midlands is focused on a high quality production process and the highest quality assurance standards. Our purpose built processing facility operates a HACCP based Food Safety Programme and is a certified food production premises, licensed and inspected under Food Safety Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) legislation. We undertake regular testing of our specialty oils and oilseed products to ensure our customers are getting top quality and value. Regular tests include microbiological and chemical analysis of all oils to ensure that quality is maintained. These tests are carried out by independent IANZ certified laboratories to ensure our products comply with the most stringent quality standards. Test results are available via a certificate of analysis, which is validated against our own specifications and those of our customers to ensure compliance with international standards in a wide range of markets.
Certificate of Analysis (COA)
Testing results are available through a Certificate of Analysis (COA) upon purchase of our oil or as requested. These COA are validated against our own specifications and those of our customers to ensure compliance with international standards in a wide range of markets. Generic Product Specifications are available on request prior to purchase for full details of our product quality assurance standards.
As part of our commitment to food safety, we ensure we have clear lines of traceability for all our products. Working with our sister company Midlands Seed, we know where the seeds we Cold Press come from right from the seed being planted in the ground to the final product. All along the way we ensure that we are focused on a high-quality production process and the highest quality assurance standards.
Midlands Nutritional Oils is an active member of various industry and research groups. Our focus on Product Development and Research means these industry linkages are essential in ensuring all our staff are well versed and updated on issues such as food safety, regulations and new products and market initiatives. Examples of these memberships and associations include;
- American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS)
- Natural Products New Zealand
- New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology (NZIFST)
- New Zealand Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NZSCC)
- The Oils & Fats Specialist Group of the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry