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The Southern African Grain Laboratory NPC (SAGL) is a Non Profit Company. The SAGL was established on request of the South African grain industry in 1997 after the disbandment of the South African Wheat and Maize Boards.

Vision: To be recognized as the market leader in grain analysis in Southern Africa.


  • To deliver market driven analytical laboratory services effectively/independently/trustworthy
  • To stay ahead with technology
  • To be internationally competative
  • To be financially independent

The SAGL is situated at the Grain Building, in Pretoria, South Africa

Our physical address is as follows: Our postal address is:   
Grain Building PostNet Suite # 391
477 Witherite Road  Private Bag X 1
The Willows The Willows
0040 0041
E-mail: Fax to e-mail: 086 216 7672
Tel:  +27 12 807 4019 Fax: +27 12 807 4160

SAGL map to building - click here 

SAGL Newsletter - Thursday, November 20, 2014
November/December 2014 Edition
Chairman's Report - 19 November 2014 - Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Urgent notice - Wheat Crop Reports 2013/2014 - Thursday, October 16, 2014

Please take note that due to the ongoing Postal strike, the delivery of all outgoing postal items, including the 2013/2014 Wheat Crop Quality reports as well as Ad Hoc test reports, are still being delayed.  The Wheat Crop Report is available for download - click here.  The Ad Hoc reports are being e-mailed to customers as per our normal procedure.  SAGL apologizes for any inconvenience caused.  Please do not hesitate to contact us with any enquiries. 

Wheat Import 2013/2014 - Thursday, October 09, 2014
The first Wheat Import data for the 2013/2014 season is now available.
Wheat Crop Quality Report 2013/2014 - Monday, August 18, 2014
The Wheat Crop Quality Report 2013/2014 is now available for download.
Bioethanol Project - Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The report of a project with regards to Bioethanol Production Potential of Grain Sorghum Cultivars are available upon request, please contact Wiana Louw (

SAGL Maize Crop Quality 2013/2014 - Monday, August 11, 2014
The first Maize Crop Quality data for the 2013/2014 season is now available.
click here
SAGL Soybean Crop Quality - Friday, July 11, 2014
The first Soybean Crop Quality data for the 2013/2014 season is now available.
SAGL Sunflower Crop Quality - Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The first Sunflower Crop Quality data for the 2013/2014 season is now available.
SAGL Maize Import Quality Data - Friday, June 06, 2014
Maize Import Quality Data for the
2013/2014 marketing season
is now available
Contact Details

Tel: +27 (0) 12 807 4019        

Fax: +27 (0) 12 807 4160      

Fax to e-mail +27 (0) 86 216 7672    

GPS: 25°46'4.45"S  28°18'29.97"E

SAGL Map to building - Click Here