Food Innovation (Commercial R&D)


Food Pilot

At the FoodPilot we help turn food ideas into commercial reality. FoodPilot is the largest collection of pilot-scale food processing equipment in the southern hemisphere

Food Tech

Food Innovation Team

An experienced group of food technologists which carries out contract research projects for industry from new product development through to applied Research and Development.  

Nutrition Lab

Nutrition Laboratory

A fully accredited laboratory and Ministry of Health recommending agency which offers analytical services, and nutrition and consultancy services for food labelling.

About Food Innovation

Today, at Food Innovation, we are equipped with the experience, knowledge and facilities to take the same collaborative and energetic approach to solving food industry problems and questions. Here are some of the services we offer:
  • Delivery and management of R&D projects of all scales and involving a wide range of capabilities and facilities
  • New product and process development
  • Commercialisation of knowledge from within MasseyFood
  • Analysis of food, feed and biological samples
  • Coordination of large strategic R&D programmes
  • Identification of strategic opportunities for partnership and collaboration