The answer is probably yes.In recent years, 'free' money has been abundant in the market due to unique microeconomic conditions. But the tides are turning with markets becoming unstable, inflation rising, and central banks attempting to stamp out this inflation. Meanwhile, c...
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MenuAid, a cloud-based food technology platform that is solving the “What's for dinner?” dilemma has received a $1M investment from Sprout, New Zealand’s specialist AgriTech and FoodTech seed-stage investor.  MenuAid provides highly personalised recipes and smart ...
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20-30% of global emissions come from agricultural emissions. New Zealand's contribution to global emissions is 0.16%, and of that 0.08% comes from our agricultural activities. While many view this figure as a negative, it's not painting the whole picture.When looking at thes...
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Sometimes big ideas come in small packages. Founded by three young women while still at high school, Bayuble was born out of the Young Enterprise Scheme and is all about solving the problem of plastic waste from fruit labels.Meet the founders Zoe Rookes, Maggie Peacock and S...
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Meet the Founders - Axis7

April 27, 2022
By 2050 there is estimated to be an extra 2 billion mouths to feed. To support that we’ll need a 70% increase in crop production. The only problem is, we don’t have the labour to harvest what we currently produce. It’s a big problem and one that Kiwi business Axis7 is ...
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Improving animal welfare standards in New Zealand has been a focal point for the primary industries for many years. Huge efforts and gains have been made in this space, and one Kiwi start-up company is hoping to improve animal welfare even further.Meet the founders of Welfar...
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Meal kit services have become increasingly popular in recent years. In fact, the global industry is worth 10 billion dollars and growing 13% year on year. While it might seem like the silver bullet for the ‘what’s for dinner’ conundrum many households have,  it’...
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Pine pollen has been used traditionally for 3000+ of years as a superfood and herbal supplement, and one Kiwi company is forging a market for it here in New Zealand. The pine pollen market in China is worth almost $4 billion, but few people here are aware of its incredible p...
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Imagine having the potential to earn an extra $500 per hectare just by using artificial intelligence. This is what Jeremy Bryant, founder of Aimer Development, estimates the gain could be for farmers by using AI.  Aimer Development is one of the start-ups taking part in...
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The dietary supplements market is expected to grow to $272 billion by 2028, and one Kiwi company is hoping to get in on the action. Victual is a word that means ‘food supplies and provisions’. It is the inspiration behind the name of supplement company Viktual+, one of t...
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