PLATINUM PARTNER, Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited is a New Zealand multinational dairy co-operative owned by around 10,500 New Zealand farmers. The company is responsible for approximately 30% of the world’s dairy exports and with revenue exceeding NZ$17.2 billion, is New Zealand’s largest company.
New Zealand Food Safety, a business unit of the Ministry for Primary Industries, regulates the New Zealand food safety system to ensure food is safe to eat and in the right condition for its intended use. We help guard the international reputation of New Zealand food products, and set and monitor food standards. Our vision is that New Zealand food can be trusted by everyone, everywhere.
AgResearch Ltd is one of New Zealand’s largest Crown Research Institutes.
Our capabilities are vast, from seeds to pest control, high value foods and farming systems. Facilitating the smallest rural project to the largest overseas research project. We produce science and technology projects for the benefit of the agricultural sector and New Zealand.
We develop tests that bring high medical value for clinical decisions in the areas of infectious diseases, cardiovascular emergencies and targeted cancers. In industrial applications, we contribute to preventing contamination risks in agri-food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products.
We also bring progress to laboratories: by increasing automation and improving data management, we are helping to reinforce the efficiency of healthcare structures, increase lab productivity, and reduce healthcare costs.
BioMérieux is determined to continue to play a pioneering role by innovating and designing the diagnostics of the future to address the major challenges for public health worldwide.
Almond Board of California supports the 6800 almond growers and 100 processors in California by developing global market demand for almonds as well as investing in research to address resource efficiencies, food safety and growing practices. To keep almonds as a sustainable crop for California, the Board increased and accelerated research investment in key areas like water quality and irrigation practices, pest management, air quality and biomass. California’s wholesome, high-quality almonds are recognized all over the world. Almonds are California’s second largest acreage crop and the state’s most valuable agricultural export.
TATUA is a world leader in specialised dairy ingredients and dairy foods, The Tatua Co-operative Dairy Company Ltd, trading as Tatua
- Manufacture safe dairy ingredients and dairy foods
- Collaborate with customers to generate greater value
- Respond to changing customer needs
- Provide reliable delivery to our customers
- Focus on innovation and product development capabilities
- Continuously develop our people to provide higher levels of customer service
Founded 60 years ago, Tetra Pak is the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company working closely with our customers and suppliers to provide safe food. Tetra Pak works with its customers to provide innovative and environmentally sound products that each day meet the needs of hundreds of millions of people in more than 160 countries. With more than 24,000 employees around the world, we believe in responsible industry leadership and a sustainable approach to business.
We are an end-to-end solutions provider, delivering complete traceability through the entire supply chain. Our processing and packaging solutions set the benchmark for research, design and engineering excellence across the milk, yoghurt, cheese and other food categories.
Zespri International Limited is one of the world’s leading horticultural companies and the recognised category leader in kiwifruit delivering consistently high-quality, great-tasting, premium kiwifruit around the world.
Zespri was formed as a co-operative of kiwifruit growers in New Zealand in 1997. Its international headquarters are based in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand. Zespri portfolio of kiwifruits includes the SunGold, Green and Organic varieties
Cawthron Institute is New Zealand’s largest independent science organisation, offering a broad spectrum of services to help protect the environment and support sustainable development of primary industries.
Cawthron’s scientists have expertise in aquaculture research, marine and freshwater resource management, food safety and quality, algal technologies, biosecurity and analytical testing. Its ground-breaking science is supported by substantial testing and research laboratories, state-of-the-art technology and a purpose-built aquaculture park.
Based in the Nelson region, Cawthron works with major industries, private companies, regional councils, government departments, and other research organisations throughout New Zealand and around the world. Cawthron is a diverse organisation employing more than 250 scientists, laboratory technicians, researchers and specialist staff from 26 countries. Cawthron Institute also undertakes community engagement and educational activity to help foster the next generation of scientists.
3MT Thesis Competition Partner
Founded in 1883 as Auckland University College, part of the University of New Zealand, the University of Auckland now is the largest university in New Zealand, hosting over 40,000 students on five Auckland campuses.
Young Scientist Award Partner
The Riddet Institute of New Zealand is a premier centre for fundamental and strategic scientific research. Its area of expertise is at the intersection of food material science, novel food processing, human nutrition and gastrointestinal biology.
Sustainable Lanyard Partner
Amcor is a global leader in developing and producing high-quality, responsible packaging for a variety of food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical-device, home and personal-care and other products
Ixom understands how critical food quality and safety is for our customers and their brand. We offer a comprehensive range of chemical and technical solutions to support and enhance cleaning and sanitation regimes. Whether it is a state of the art dairy factory, a market leading food processor, or a farmer at the beginning of the value chain we have a customised solution and the team to deliver it.
We have a quality range of Clean in Place (CIP) and open plant sanitisers, acid and alkali products, chemical dispensing equipment, tank systems and cleaning programmes.
AJ Park is a leading provider of intellectual property services in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific region. With offices in Auckland and Wellington, we have one of the largest, most experienced teams of intellectual property experts in the area.
For over 127 years, we’ve helped companies and individuals identify, develop, protect, commercialise, manage, and enforce their IP rights in New Zealand, Australia, and throughout the world.
Bakels Edible Oils (NZ) Limited, a member of the International Bakels Group, is one of Australasia’s leading processors of fats and oils, supplying high quality ingredients to the New Zealand and International food industry.
Through expertise, innovation and a commitment to customer service we deliver food solutions utilised in food products around the world.