Supporting the Development of the New Zealand Food & Beverage Industry

The New Zealand Food Innovation Network is a government supported network with facilities and expertise to help you with new food and beverage development projects.

We are committed to your wellbeing and the wellbeing of our community. We’re providing our team members with up-to-the-moment guidance and information so they can keep themselves, their families, our clients and suppliers safe.

Like other businesses tackling this issue, we are being guided by the NZ Government:

Here is what we are doing to prioritise health and safety at our facility:
Limited client productions will run at The FoodBowl during Level 3, with The FoodBowl team split between working from home and coming on site. We are still available by email or phone to assist you with trial plans and scaling up productions. Click on "About Us" for a full list of staff contacts across NZFIN, or email if you have a general enquiry.

Our webinars are still running, you can view these under "Courses & Events".


The New Zealand Food Innovation Network has a range of facilities available for food and beverage companies throughout New Zealand

Specialist Expertise

Our people bring together a huge depth of expertise that is available to help you, and if we can’t help, we’ll find someone who can!

Food Technology News Directory

The NZ Food Technology News Directory is a comprehensive online directory for the F&B industry. Sign up today as a supplier, capability provider or individual, to enable access to the F&B community of New Zealand.

How do you fit in?

New product idea? We can guide you on the journey with expert advice and helpful resources.
If you are looking to export product but don't have the facilities to or RMP to get that first container over
Having difficulty solving a manufacturing problem? NZFIN can assist!
If you are a SME that is looking to set up your own manufacturing facility The FoodBowl can act as a stepping stone