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Bruce Campbell honoured by Royal Society of New Zealand

Bruce Campbell honoured by Royal Society of New Zealand

24 November 2016

Congratulations to Dr Bruce Campbell, Chief Operating Officer of Plant & Food Research, on being awarded the prestigious Thomson Medal for 2016.

 
Breakthrough for the bees

Breakthrough for the bees

22 November 2016

Preliminary results from a pilot study indicate that a breakthrough has been made in the fight against a serious honey bee pathogen.

 
Familiarity breeds versatility

Familiarity breeds versatility

21 November 2016

New research suggests that familiarity with a particular food or drink increases the perceived suitability of that product for different situations.

 
Fonterra wins Innovation in Food & Beverage award

Fonterra wins Innovation in Food & Beverage award

21 October 2016

Fonterra has taken out the top prize for Innovation in Food & Beverage, sponsored by Plant & Food Research, at this year's New Zealand Innovation Awards.

 
Big future for bright spud

Big future for bright spud

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.

 
Targeting foods to the Chinese consumer

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 create new products that appeal to the market

 
Supreme success at AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards

Supreme success at AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards

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 Awards.

 
New funding shows big support for primary industries

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.

 
Trialling new taro treatment for better biosecurity

Trialling new taro treatment for better biosecurity

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.

 
Staying on top of the fruit fly threat

Staying on top of the fruit fly threat

9 September 2016

Plant & Food Research and Better Border Biosecurity (B3) are hosting scientists and biosecurity operatives from Australia.

 
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