Results are everything. In a microbiology lab, the work depends on reliable and accurate outcomes being delivered quickly and efficiently. Having the right tools and materials on-hand for every step of the process is critical.
Trusted supplier of microbiology consumables and equipment since 1974
Clinical and food safety professionals use Fort Richard Laboratories because of the breadth and quality of its range and the customised service it offers. As specialists in the field of microbiology, Fort Richard are experts in the manufacture and supply of prepared culture media – including agar plates, slopes, tubed and bottled media – from dedicated facilities in Australia and New Zealand.
Fort Richard Laboratories provide a complete assortment of solutions, with high quality products for each stage of the microbiological workflow. All laboratory supplies offered are competitively priced, and manufactured to meet the most demanding of client needs.
In addition, laboratories requiring BD, Copan, or Neogen® products in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands can access the full range through Fort Richard. This includes testing equipment such as the AccuPoint 2™ ATP sanitation monitoring system, ELISA food allergy test kits, DNA based pathogen detection systems from Neogen®, or E. coli water testing kits from Colitag™. Fort Richard also distributes the Delvotest® on-farm antibiotic residue test system.
A comprehensive range and proven logistics partners including a distributor in South East Asia means Fort Richard offers complete laboratory solutions to clinical microbiology and food safety laboratories throughout Australasia, Asia-Pacific, Central and South-East Asia. Consumables are delivered on time, and safe transport ensures they arrive in perfect condition. As one of the leading microbiology laboratories in NZ, Fort Richard seeks to provide world class products and professional services at excellent value for money
3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates and 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader Advanced
An alternative to traditional culture media, 3M™ Petrifilm™ plates together with the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader Advanced, improves productivity in food safety testing. Save time and space with compact, ready-to-use plates that can reduce or eliminate the need for agar preparation in the laboratory.
COV-Hygien Xpress On-Site Detection Kit
Combat Covid-19 with this completely self-contained kit designed to detect traces of SARS-CoV-2 on a wide range surfaces. This easy-to-use kit provides rapid results in just 15 minutes, without the need for a laboratory. Greatly improves sanitisation procedures in high-traffic environments where rapid results are vital.
Listeria Right Now™
Environmental Listeria detection in less than 60 minutes. This Neogen® ANSR® product is an environmental monitoring tool that is able to detect very low numbers of Listeria spp., including L. monocytogenes , from environmental samples – without enrichment.
Delvotest® On-Farm Antibiotic Residue Test System
Delvotest® is a broad-spectrum test that detects different types of antibiotics in one single test – taking only 3-5 minutes to produce results. Other rapid tests are available for related groups of antibiotics but require more than one test per milk sample to cover the range.