Plant & Food Research

Enhancing value and productivity for horticultural, arable, seafood and food and beverage industries, with research and commercialisation across the value chain.

Plant & Food Research is a New Zealand science company which enhances the value and productivity of the horticultural, arable, seafood and food and beverage industries to contribute to economic, environmental and social prosperity.

The company’s science and technology capabilities support the commercialisation of research-based innovation and the production of high-quality produce, ingredients and consumer foods that earn a premium in international markets.

Its research goes across the value chain, focusing on areas such as new cultivar development, bioprotection technologies and sustainable production systems. Plant & Food Research also has a research emphasis on food innovation, which includes the development of functional foods and beverages that benefit human health and wellbeing.

With sites across New Zealand, as well representation in the USA and Australia, the company has strong research networks, and extensive scientific and commercial experience working with businesses around the world to deliver premium food products, dietary supplements, cosmetic ingredients and biomaterials.

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  • Horticulture
  • Science
  • Commercialisation
  • Innovation
  • Research
  • Productivity