A recent global study on the future of meat found traditional sheep and beef farmers in the Gisborne region face a major threat from meat alternatives including plant protein and cultured meat already growing in labs around the world. Beef farmer and Nuffield Scholar Richard Fowler believes New Zealand meat farmers will have a real problem competing with these cheaper, healthier, cleaner, more environmentally sustainable alternatives.
Such challenges and opportunities are the subject of a major conference being held in Gisborne next month for Māori land owners, farmers and entrepreneurs in the Tairāwhiti region.
Some of the leading food futurists and agritech innovators in New Zealand will present along with nearly 40 inspirational presenters sharing their insights and experience at the first Māori agritech-foodtech conference in Tairāwhiti to be held in Gisborne 22-24 November.
‘Inā te Ora’ is the third event in a series of conferences organised by Hikurangi Enterprises…
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