By Team Techweek

  • Good for the World
  • Agritech
In the face of an impending international food crisis, New Zealand agritech is setting the global agenda.

Above: BlueLab's water sensors are designed and manufactured in Tauranga.

In part three of our series on the boundary-pushing agritech companies working to find new ways to feed the world from Tauranga, we hear how they're meeting global challenges by thinking beyond trends.

From precise water sensors that help the world grow food better through hydroponics, to research into disease-resistant kiwifruit cultivars and near market-ready robotic pollination solutions, this special part of the world is pushing above its weight on the global stage. 

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Join us at 10 Billion Mouths: new ways to feed the world in Tauranga on 23 May, and meet the individuals behind the companies at PlantTech. Tickets are on sale now >>

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