Indigenous (Maori) Food Innovation
Mr. Chris Karamea Insley
Facilitating Research and Innovation Co-
operation between Eur...
$NZ billion Maori economy
is concentrated around the Primary (land and marine) food sectors
2
New Zealand Food & Beverage Value chain
3
Fishing – Aquaculture
Wild catch has fallen; direction over the next 15 years is unclear, but unlikely to be up!
4
Wild catch – Future direction and volume
Wild catch has fallen; direction over the next 15 years is unclear, but unlikely ...
Geothermal energy and food innovation
Our portfolio diversification strategy with Wageningen
• The only 100% Maori owned g...
Neutraceuticals
Waste streams from our large scale fish processing business
7
New Zealand (Spirits)
Outside wine, the New Zealand beverage sector is primarily focused on production for domestic consum...
Neutraceuticals (Manuka honey and derivatives)
Maori have large tracts of land growing Manuka and accumulating significant...
What I want?
• To partner with leading European food innovators in food
processing
– Seafood (Aquaculture and Neutraceutic...
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2014 European Food Innovation Study Tour

  1. 1. Indigenous (Maori) Food Innovation Mr. Chris Karamea Insley Facilitating Research and Innovation Co- operation between Europe and New Zealand 2014 Study-tour 1
  2. 2. $NZ billion Maori economy is concentrated around the Primary (land and marine) food sectors 2
  3. 3. New Zealand Food & Beverage Value chain 3
  4. 4. Fishing – Aquaculture Wild catch has fallen; direction over the next 15 years is unclear, but unlikely to be up! 4
  5. 5. Wild catch – Future direction and volume Wild catch has fallen; direction over the next 15 years is unclear, but unlikely to be up! 5
  6. 6. Geothermal energy and food innovation Our portfolio diversification strategy with Wageningen • The only 100% Maori owned geothermal asset company in New Zealand • 20% compound annual growth (10 years) • Doubling production currently • Food innovation a deliberate portfolio strategy • $NZ500 million combined (with other tribes) balance sheet (large scale) 6
  7. 7. Neutraceuticals Waste streams from our large scale fish processing business 7
  8. 8. New Zealand (Spirits) Outside wine, the New Zealand beverage sector is primarily focused on production for domestic consumption; however, exports are growing 8
  9. 9. Neutraceuticals (Manuka honey and derivatives) Maori have large tracts of land growing Manuka and accumulating significant capital for investment. What we don’t have is the technology. 9
  10. 10. What I want? • To partner with leading European food innovators in food processing – Seafood (Aquaculture and Neutraceuticals) – Red meat and dairying – Crops and horticulture and Manuka honey and derivatives • Existing food technologies (tech transfer) – Greenhouse technologies – Extend food freshness technologies – Low CO2 food technologies – Food bi-product technologies • European food market (niche) connections 10

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