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Read previous editions of Te Puna Whakaaronui’s newsletter – 'Since we last spoke…'

29 November 2023

Climate change impacts on the global wine industry

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Under-utilised crops
Cast a weather eye on shipping
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15 November 2023

Development of bovine methane emission reduction tools

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Food fraud and food traceability
Postbiotic food developments
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27 October 2023

Cost savings in food product development via artificial intelligence

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Tea plantations on hill country farms
Marine organism research to inform the development of drought resistant crops
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13 October 2023

Can NZ salmon farming leverage cutting edge tech?

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Price v Values - tough Gen Z food choices
Israel’s food tech investment slump
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29 September 2023

Sugarcane waste innovation

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UN plastics Zero Draft
Bio clips reduce vineyard plastic
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8 September 2023

Beetle biomimicry

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Global ESG standards
Emerging tech 2023
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23 August 2023

Reinvigorating NZ-India trade relations

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NZ aquaculture
Ancient grain offers climate change solution
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4 August 2023

Grain supply impacts

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Green hydrogen progress
True to label
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19 July 2023

Sticky food inflation

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Asia and alternative proteins consumer insights
Bioproduct innovation for construction
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22 June 2023

Harnessing fungi power

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Clean energy boost
Food redistribution initiatives
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9 June 2023

China's circular economy progress

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Cosmic and ‘super collider’ crops
Self destructing plastic packaging
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24 May 2023

Number eight wire thinking

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Growth potential for NZ nuts
Fermentation capacity bubbling along
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12 May 2023

Climate change, emissions and the food and fibre sector

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Case study: young US farmers priced out by solar farms
Hydrogen technology developments
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19 April 2023

Bee-Bots may save the world

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Less pesticide, more….sex perfume?
Mushroom magic
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11 April 2023

Zero emission vehicles – transitional opportunities

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Up for renewal – the US Farm Bill
IPCC’s AR6 – a summary
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23 March 2023

Identifying priority areas of the blue economy

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High carbon price – an innovation incentive?Technology to maintain resilient renewable energy production
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13 March 2023

Innovation of resilience

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Green product claims drive sales growth
Where are all the workers?
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23 February 2023

Cyclone Gabrielle - can crisis drive change?

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AI escalates bioactive discovery
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26 January 2023

WELL_NZ: Modern Genetic Technology

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New year, new trend?
Solar panels with a side of tomatoes
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2 December 2022

Alternative Protein 2022 – reference document release

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NZ food producers progressing ethical credentials
Big food players backing alt-protein companies
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21 November 2022

Can solar panels co-exist on food producing land?

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New carbon capture technologies – an option for New Zealand?
Quick charge batteries promising for heavy industries.
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28 October 2022

The Artificial Intelligence landscape

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Artificial Intelligence in food production
Artificial Intelligence across food delivery and storage
Valio’s Bettersweet chocolate
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14 October 2022

Turning the tables on food loss and waste

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International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste
Upcycled Food Innovation
Re-thinking packaging
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30 September 2022

Climate change impacts devastate global grain production

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What global role will alternative proteins play and what are the opportunities for NZ?
Coming soon from Te Puna Whakaaronui
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1 September 2022

Inflationary pressures impact consumer behaviour

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Extreme weather - effective food supply resilience strategies are essential
Will precision fermented infant formula break into the US market?

17 August 2022

Personalised nutrition – the next big thing for the food industry?

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The power of New Zealand blackcurrant
What’s the opportunity?
Microbiome 1.01
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5 August 2022

New regulations impact plant-based alternatives

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Animal-free dairy as cheap as animal protein by 2024
Research: Human ability to digest milk evolved from famine and disease
Global Food Update July 2022

21 July 2022

UK vertical farming expansion

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Report overview: Growing our Future: what’s next for regen ag in the US?
Gene editing regulations – time for an NZ conversation.

7 July 2022

Te Puna Whakaaronui at E Tipu BOMA Agri Summit June 2022

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GROW Impact Accelerator reveals latest cohort of cutting-edge start-ups
Sound Agriculture and Shell PLC partner to find practical ways to reduce nitrogen use

22 June 2022

Sub-atomic particles with cosmic potential to power the world

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Our phosphorous future: recommendations for governments and primary industry sector
Gene-edited tomatoes could provide new source of Vitamin D

10 June 2022

Big food companies increase investment in modern food

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Market consolidation – is it inevitable?
Making space at the modern food table.

11 May 2022

Horticultural by-product innovation

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CO2 in 2050: New Zealand crop trial implications
Replacing synthetic fertilisers with microbes
Update: Precision fermentation start-ups scale up.

27 April 2022

Biofortification: more bang for your buck

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There’s a new wave of water generation technology… where is it being deployed?
Denmark becomes the first country in the world to develop climate label for food.

14 April 2022

Will rising food prices prompt a modern foods revolution?

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Big things really do come in small packages.
Seeking kelp: macroalgae growing into the alt-protein market.
Carbon sink or carbon source? The conundrum of seaweed aquaculture.

20 March 2022

Insects as a source of protein

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One man's trash is another man's treasure
I can't believe it's not meat
Hands off my meat!
News: We are interested in...

1 March 2022

Alternative seafood

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Vertical farming
Robots & seaweed
News we've been following

24 December 2021

Year in review

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Investment in 2021
Predictions for 2022
Global Supply Chain Crisis
Recent Innovation

4 November 2021

A global energy perspective

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Case study: electrification of Forest Lodge Orchard's operation
Upcoming events in the energy space
Interesting reads

15 October 2021

Regenerative agriculture investment

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Case study: GFI food conference 2021
What we've been interested in...

29 September 2021

Growing pressure to shorten supply chains

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Case study: Cargill and Aerofarms partnership
Key reads

14 September 2021

The psychology of future foods

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Innovation to eliminate food waste
Key reads

31 August 2021

Food security and long-term health impacts

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Iwi ingenuity and regulatory hurdles
Key reads

13 August 2021

Cellular agriculture: the journey to cost competitiveness

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Sustainability as the price of entry
Key reads