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Giving fish oil the laser treatment

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Giving fish oil the laser treatment

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Giving fish oil the laser treatment 21 April 2017 Scientists at Plant & Food Research and the University of Otago have laid the foundation for a new quality control method for testing omega-3 and other health-enhancing polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) in soft […]

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Competition focuses male wasps mating mind

Published By   /  April 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Competition focuses male wasps mating mind

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Competition focuses male wasps mating mind 18 April 2017 Scientists at Plant & Food Research, B3 (Better Border Biosecurity), Scion and the University of Auckland have been studying the ‘bedroom’ behaviour of the parasitoid wasp Cotesia urabae to better understand the insects’ […]

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Cleverness comes at a cost: the plight of the brainy bumble bee

Published By   /  March 30, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Cleverness comes at a cost: the plight of the brainy bumble bee

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Cleverness comes at a cost: the plight of the brainy bumble bee 30 March 2017 Being smart does not necessarily mean you are bringing home the most bacon, if you are a bumble bee at least. Scientists at Plant & Food Research, […]

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Cleverness comes at a cost: the plight of the brainy bumble bee: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  March 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Cleverness comes at a cost: the plight of the brainy bumble bee: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Cleverness comes at a cost: the plight of the brainy bumble bee: Plant & Food Research 30 March 2017 Being smart does not necessarily mean you are bringing home the most bacon, if you are a bumble bee at least. Scientists at Plant […]

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Giving Northland students a taste of horticulture: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Giving Northland students a taste of horticulture: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Giving Northland students a taste of horticulture: Plant & Food Research 28 March 2017 Plant & Food Research and Orangewood Ltd are helping Northland students develop their knowledge of local fruit crops through a new work experience programme, with the aim of increasing […]

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Finding more profit from fodder beet: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Finding more profit from fodder beet: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Finding more profit from fodder beet: Plant & Food Research 20 March 2017 Poor management practices or misinformation mean farmers are failing to maximise profitability from fodder beet crops. The expansion of the dairy sector has led to increased demand for specialist forage […]

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Good for exports, health and environment: a history of apple pest management

Published By   /  March 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Good for exports, health and environment: a history of apple pest management

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Good for exports, health and environment: a history of apple pest management 6 March 2017 A unified, goal-driven sector with a responsiveness to market demand is credited with the development of a pest management system in New Zealand’s apple industry that is […]

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Good for exports, health and environment: a history of apple pest management: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  March 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Good for exports, health and environment: a history of apple pest management: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Good for exports, health and environment: a history of apple pest management: Plant & Food Research 6 March 2017 A unified, goal-driven sector with a responsiveness to market demand is credited with the development of a pest management system in New Zealand’s apple […]

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Bruce Campbell honoured by Royal Society of New Zealand: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  November 24, 2016  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Bruce Campbell honoured by Royal Society of New Zealand: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Bruce Campbell honoured by Royal Society of New Zealand: Plant & Food Research 24 November 2016 Congratulations to Dr Bruce Campbell, Chief Operating Officer of Plant & Food Research on being awarded the prestigious Thomson Medal for 2016. The Thomson Medal is awarded […]

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Breakthrough for the bees : Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  November 22, 2016  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Breakthrough for the bees : Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Breakthrough for the bees : Plant & Food Research 22 November 2016 Our small but hardy honey bees are under siege from a range of pests and diseases. However, some relief may be in sight for these important insects from a particularly dangerous […]

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Familiarity breeds versatility: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  November 21, 2016  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Familiarity breeds versatility: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Familiarity breeds versatility: Plant & Food Research 21 November 2016 If you find yourself purchasing the same chocolate or wine at the supermarket, then your habit may have a scientific explanation.  New research co-authored by Dr Sara Jaeger from Plant & Food Research’s […]

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Fonterra wins Innovation in Food & Beverage award: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  October 21, 2016  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Fonterra wins Innovation in Food & Beverage award: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Fonterra wins Innovation in Food & Beverage award: Plant & Food Research 21 October 2016 Fonterra has taken out the top prize for Innovation in Food & Beverage at this year’s New Zealand Innovation Awards, for its research into breast milk alternatives for […]

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Big future for bright spud: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  October 14, 2016  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Big future for bright spud: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Big future for bright spud: Plant & Food Research 14 October 2016 There is a new bright-skinned beauty in the potato patch that scrubs up well and is set to cause a bit of a stir. White Beauty is a new potato produced […]

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Targeting foods to the Chinese consumer

Published By   /  October 11, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Targeting foods to the Chinese consumer

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Targeting foods to the Chinese consumer 11 October 2016 A new research programme will look at the factors – attitudes, behaviours and lifestyles – that motivate Chinese consumers to buy foods that improve their health and wellness, allowing New Zealand companies to […]

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Supreme success at AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  October 7, 2016  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Supreme success at AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Supreme success at AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards: Plant & Food Research 6 October 2016 Plant & Food Research was the Supreme Award winner, and category winner of the Drake New Zealand Government category, at the 2016 AUT Excellence in Business Support […]

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New funding shows big support for primary industries

Published By   /  September 20, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New funding shows big support for primary industries

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New funding shows big support for primary industries 20 September 2016 Plant & Food Research has been awarded more than $30 million in funding for four projects as part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment’s Endeavour Fund. The fund invests […]

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New funding shows big support for primary industries: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  September 20, 2016  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on New funding shows big support for primary industries: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: New funding shows big support for primary industries: Plant & Food Research 20 September 2016 Plant & Food Research has been awarded more than $30 million in funding for four projects as part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment’s Endeavour Fund. […]

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Trialling new taro treatment for better biosecurity: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  September 13, 2016  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Trialling new taro treatment for better biosecurity: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Trialling new taro treatment for better biosecurity: Plant & Food Research 13 September 2016 Scientists from Plant & Food Research have been trialling a specially engineered high-pressure washing machine for taro to help reduce the chances of invasive species entering New Zealand. Taro […]

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Staying on top of the fruit fly threat

Published By   /  September 9, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Staying on top of the fruit fly threat

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Staying on top of the fruit fly threat 9 September 2016 Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) is a serious horticultural pest in Australia and one of the most important biosecurity threats to the horticultural industry in New Zealand. The insect is capable of […]

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New kiwi foods headed for global stage: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  September 7, 2016  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on New kiwi foods headed for global stage: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: New kiwi foods headed for global stage: Plant & Food Research 7 September 2016 Finalists in the New Zealand Innovation Awards have been announced, including eight in the Food & Beverage category sponsored by Plant & Food Research. From organic vanilla products and […]

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