The Centre for Natural Products and Medical Cannabis has equipment and expertise including;

  • Research and Pilot Scale Supercritical CO2 and Solvent Extraction
  • Sample preparation equipment (dryers, mills and homogenizers)
  • Analysis equipment (HPLC, GC-MS, IR, etc.)

COMING SOON: 2021 will feature enlarged capacity for the Centre, as our laboratory space expands to 5,100 square feet with $1.5M of new equipment, including a microfluidizer with the highest shear rates on the market, a state-of-the-art viscometer and a high capacity 1 mg readability balance.

Specialized beverage analysis services are also available, using an Anton Par Beverage Analysis System. We can also conduct on-site testing at your location. Some of our specific tests for craft brewers include:

    • O2 & CO2
    • Density
    • Alcohol content
    • Colour (ASBC or EBC)
    • Turbidity (Haze)
    • Real, original and apparent extract
    • Bitterness
    • Alpha and beta acids (hops)
    • Essential oils (hops)


Loyalist College: Collaborating with Craft Brewers

We can also support customized training opportunities in any of the above areas as well.

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