Innovative farming practices are only going to become more important in coming years as we strive to feed a growing population, face more extreme environments, and deal with increased competition for resources. To deal with this, the global AgTech market will play a massive ...
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From plant-based ‘tuna’, to technology that uses insect odorant receptors to make a device that can smell and taste, Sprout Agritech is boosting agtech and foodtech companies around Aotearoa. Starting as an accelerator based out of The Factory in Palmerston Nor...
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Worldwide, the consumer demand for meat is forecasted to change, with trends showing that people are now seeking quality over quantity. It’s this demand, and the opportunity for increased meat export values, that has led to the development of Clarospec, ‘the science behi...
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Meet the Founder - Map & Zap

October 20, 2021
“Once you recognise you have a good idea, the key is to build up a team of people around you with the knowledge and expertise to actually pull it off. I’m very proud of the team we have built; we’ve managed to achieve a lot in a short timeframe, and with a small budget...
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Meet the Founders - Momojo

October 12, 2021
Originally hailing from the mountainous regions that divide Asia and Europe, the history of kefir dates back many centuries, having been traditionally used by both the Tibetan and Caucasian cultures. The word kefir comes from a Turkish word ‘keyif,’ which translates...
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Meet the Founders - ProTag

October 5, 2021
“It allows the farmer to relax, with the understanding that the technology is going to do its job properly.” Meet Baden Parr and Tyrel Glass, the two Massey PHD students behind new smart cattle tracker ProTag.  Protag is one of the eleven AgTech and FoodTech st...
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“The world is facing a number of challenges right now, with climate change and food security being two major concerns. If we can help reduce the impact, that would be really cool!” Meet Lauren Oehme and Leon Power, the Taranaki couple behind Nanobubble Agritech, provider...
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Meet the Founder - Borage & Bee

September 21, 2021
“It’s incredible to see this drink, which has been around for so many years, be made relevant and cool again. Updated to suit the 21st-century consumer”.  Meet Chanelle O’Sullivan, founder of boutique meadery Borage and Bee, whose collection of session meads tel...
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Meet the Founder - Bovonic

September 8, 2021
“With our product, we have the user in mind, we focus on what the farmer actually needs and wants”. Meet Bovonic, the AgTech company looking to revolutionise how dairy farmers control and defeat disease, through diagnostic platform QuadSense. Here we chat with founder Li...
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“Kiwis are becoming more conscious about the way they eat and how their lifestyle impacts the environment around them; especially with growing awareness on climate change, sustainability, and the effects of biodiversity - not only on our health but also on animals and the ...
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