Plant and Food Research

Plant and Food Research

Plant and Food Research

Plant & Food Research is a Crown Research Institute dedicated to research & development that adds value to New Zealand’s fruit, vegetable, crop and marine-based food industries. Our science in elite cultivar development, sustainable production systems and bioprotection supports the production of high quality produce that earns a premium in international markets, while our research into functional food and consumer preferences drives the design and development of new and novel high value foods and ingredients that offer benefits to human health and wellbeing.