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New Zealand Institute for Crop & Food Research Limited

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RELEVANT ACTS

Crop & Food Research is a company established under the Crown Research Institutes Act 1992 to fulfil the purposes as outlined in that Act and the Companies Act 1993, and as set out in its Constitution.

FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Crop & Food Research is a Crown Research Institute wholly owned by the government and was incorporated on 1 July 1992. The company applies world leading and collaborative science to create new solutions for the food industry and enhance the sustainability of food production systems across the entire value chain. It makes a significant contribution to New Zealand’s economic transformation by working with food companies to generate world class intellectual property and apply commercialisation capability to create value.

Crop & Food Research works predominantly with the arable foods, vegetable foods, seafood, and ornamentals sectors. Crop & Food Research is a commercially focused science and technology company, undertaking significant research both for private companies and for the government through contracts with the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology (FRST).

STRUCTURE

Crop & Food Research is owned by the Crown and represented by two shareholders − the Minister of Research, Science and Technology and the Minister of Finance.

Crop & Food Research has eight locations throughout New Zealand and has representation in Australia. It is governed by a Board of seven directors. The Institute is headed by the Chief Executive, based at Lincoln. The Executive Management Team consists of the Chief Executive, Chief Scientist, General Manager Production, General Manager Food Solutions, General Manager Strategy & Investments, General Manager Corporate Services and General Manager Finance.

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RECORDS

Administration records

Science records

DOCUMENTS RELATING TO DECISION-MAKING PROCESSES

Policy manual

Human resources manual

Policies are available for staff reference on our intranet.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Scientific publications in international or national research journals. Technical papers may also be published in specialised trade journals and magazines
  • Client reports, which are confidential to the client who commissioned the report
  • CFR news and events
  • Company profile
  • Interim and annual reports for the shareholding Ministers
  • Published patents or PVR
  • Public relations or marketing materials such as client newsletters, digest quarterly news, info sheets, trade displays, etc.

FUTURE CHANGES

Under new leadership, the company aims to strengthen its position at the high value end of the food and beverage industry. The company has been re-aligned to better serve the food and beverage industry of the future, delivering profitable world-class science with strong international linkages and commercially viable results.

CONTACT

Central Officer for Official Information Enquiries:

PA to CEO
Crop & Food Research
Private Bag 4704
CHRISTCHURCH 8140
Phone: (03) 325 9591
Fax: (03) 325 2074
Email: oia@crop.cri.nz
Website: www.crop.cri.nz

Lincoln (Head Office)

Crop & Food Research
Private Bag 4704
CHRISTCHURCH 8140
Phone: (03) 325 6400
Fax: (03) 325 2074

Auckland

Mt Albert Research Centre
Private Bag 92169
AUCKLAND 1142
Phone: (09) 845 9000
Fax: (09) 845 9029

Pukekohe

Pukekohe Research Centre
Cronin Rd
RD 1
PUKEKOHE 2676
Phone: (09) 237 1600
Fax: (09) 237 1619

Hastings

Crop & Food Research
265 Lawn Rd
RD 2
HASTINGS 4172
Phone: (06) 870 0514
Fax: (06) 870 0750

Palmerston North

Food Industry Science Centre
Private Bag 11600
PALMERSTON NORTH 4442
Phone: (06) 356 8300
Fax: (06) 351 7050

Nelson

Nelson Research Centre
Box 5114
Port Nelson
NELSON 7043
Phone: (03) 548 0362
Fax: (03) 546 7049

Dunedin

Plant Extracts Research Unit
Dept of Chemistry
University of Otago
Box 56
DUNEDIN 9054
Phone: (03) 479 8354
Fax: (03) 479 8543

Invermay

Invermay Research Centre
Private Bag 50034
MOSGIEL 9053
Phone: (03) 489 0673
Fax: (03) 489 0674

Australia

Crop & Food Research Australia Pty Ltd
Birabee Park
204 Wymah Road
Bowna via Albury
NSW 2642
Australia
Phone: +61 2 6020 3221
Fax: +61 2 6041 3939