Posts tagged "Waikato Innovation Park"

Sheep milk lays foundation for doubled growth with new plant

[5 November/NZ Herald] Four companies (Nu-Mega Ingredients, Pamu Farms, Dairy Nutraceuticals and Food Waikato) are partnering together in the creation of new vehicle, Melody Dairies, to jointly finance and build a new $50 million spray dryer to support the growth in the sheep milking sector. The dryer, the second to be constructed at the Waikato...

Revenue at Waikato Innovation Park soars 28% to $546m

[3 May/NZ Herald] Survey results from the Waikato Innovation Park reinforced the region’s title as New Zealand’s fastest growing tech region with 28 percent growth in the revenue of park tenants. Tenant numbers lifted to 60 from 44 in the previous year. Full-time equivalents working outside the park for its tenants had doubled on the...

New Dryer to cope with sheep milk boom

[23 January/Dairy News] Food Waikato has announced that it will construct a new $45 million dryer at the Waikato Innovation Park to complement its existing open access development spray dryer, which is operating at capacity five years after it opened.  Innovation Park CEO, Stuart Gordon, said that growth in the sheep milk industry in the...

New AgriHub to help exports

[12 June/ NZ Farmers Weekly] AgResearch, DairyNZ, Waikato University, NIWA, Landcare Research, Wintec, Lincoln University, Waikato Innovation Park and the Hamilton City Council have joined together to form the base of the Waikato AgriHub, designed to help the Government reach the goal of doubling exports by 2025. DairyNZ CEO, Tim Mackle said that responsible dairying...