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'''Prulab is a
vanilla laboratory performing Physico-chemical humidity and vanillin analysis of vanilla, which are important properties to measures the quality of vanilla beans, vanilla cuts and vanilla powder products.'''
The laboratory was founded in 2021 by Olivier Ratsimbaholison, an entrepreneur from [[Antananarivo]] with a degree in Natural Sciences. Prulab became the first independent vanilla laboratory in the [[SAVA]] region offering fast and accurate analysis for exporters and other vanilla operators wishing to determine the quality, market value and price of their products.
The service is also available to vanilla importers in various countries that need to
test the quality of the vanilla they order from Madagascar before being deliveted to their destination. Prulab offers to collect samples from different exporters and submit the test results to the vanilla buyer in the importing country.
The time to complete an analysis takes between one and two days, which includes a 10-hour ethanol based heat extraction process before the final analysis and report is prepared. The cost for each sample analysis report is
80,000 Ariary, which includes a [[Media:Certificate_ECH006-04-03-21.jpg|certificate of vanillin and humidity]] contents.
Prulab is located in
the centre of Sambava, the capital of Madagascar's vanilla production, which along with [[Antalaha]], [[Vohemar]] and [[Andapa]] is where most of the country's vanilla producers and exporters can be found.
269062300081119,50. 16922694845532~Prulab SAVA~~;
Contact: Olivier Ratsimbaholison
Tel: +261 (0)34 12 729 72 / +261 (0)32 64 307 60
* Prulab Facebook entry: https://web.facebook.com/prulab.sava
* Video review (in Malagasy): https://web.facebook.com/620756904992814/videos/775637479764542
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