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The New Zealand Food Innovation Network is a national network of open-access food and beverage production facilities. We’re here to help innovative, ambitious food businesses scale up and commercialise new products. From research and development, through to manufacturing, we support you with expertise and access to a diverse suite of manufacturing equipment.

From conception to consumption, we’re your catalyst for growth and success.

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We work with ambitious food businesses of all sizes

You’ve a fantastic food business idea but don’t know where to start. We offer expert advice, resources, and equipment to support you from early-stage trials to commercialisation.

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You’ve a product or two in market but want to grow. We can help you plan next steps and trial new products, machinery, and processes without interrupting your current operations.

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An established, successful business, you want to trial a new product, run a small batch for market validation, or test machinery without interrupting manufacturing. We’ve the facilities, equipment, and expertise to help.

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Need a facility to manufacture a product for export? We’ve export compliant equipment and facilities, and connections to government agencies who can support you to launch internationally.

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Training & education

Check out our latest training courses.

The Food Innovation Network has helped companies to generate hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue during its lifetime.

“In the past year NZFIN’s open access production facilities worked with 211 food and beverage sector clients to deliver 620 projects”

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