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Work to begin on cutting-edge new food research facility

A new food research facility supporting the future of New Zealand’s exports has reached an important milestone, with a contractor appointed and the construction process to start next week. The $45m Food Science Facility for FoodHQ Partners AgResearch and Massey University will accommodate about 140 staff and students from the two organisations as well as […]

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Opinion: The future of food by Dr Tom Richardson

The future of food – especially the emergence of “synthetic foods” and what this might mean for New Zealand as a major food producer – has certainly been prominent in media and BBQ conversations this summer. As a science organisation dedicated to growing the value of New Zealand’s agri-food sector, FoodHQ Partner AgResearch is highly […]

Nicola Schreurs

New beef product could spark new industry

FoodHQ Partner Massey University is investigating whether the dairy industry has the potential to drive a new class of beef product by rearing bobby calves who would ordinarily be sent to slaughter. The dairy industry currently needs to produce calves to maintain milk production, but while a proportion of the females are retained as herd […]