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A Nelson company is investing millions to make classy snacks from reject gold kiwifruit that would be fed to cows or dumped. Thanks to local investors, Little Beauties has raised more than $4 million in the last two years to expand and automate the drying of kiwifruit, feijoas, and berries. General manager Tristan Wastney says machines developed with assistance from Callaghan Innovation now do the work of about five people who used to peel, slice and place fruit on drying trays.
This Innovation story is about The FOODBOWL and how it facilitates innovation. Learn about the unique challenges for New Zealand food companies developing products for export. Discover how The FOODBOWL, as part of a wider innovation network in New Zealand, can support and enable companies to develop new products and create new niche market opportunities.
Challenges for innovation in NZ food and beverage - Video - Duration: 2:33 - New Zealand food companies face unique challenges developing products for export due to our small population and geographic location. Brian Astridge of The FOODBOWL explains three key challenges: food safety, scaling up and shelf life.
Info sheet - Microorganisms - You cannot escape bacteria. They are everywhere! The good thing is that they are mostly harmless, but the pathogenic bacteria can make you sick. They thrive in unhygienic conditions and can grow very quickly by dividing in half and then the two halves grow and then divide again and so on.
Food forensics ESR is helping to protect the good name of the food industry. ESR has over 20 years experience in working with the food industry to identify and trace foreign material found in food. Our reputation as a meticulous, professional and independent investigative organisation is second to none.