FIET - Food Industry Enabling Technologies WIP

FIET - Food Industry Enabling Technologies WIP

Professor Richard Archer - Massey University

A review of work in progress

Food Industry Enabling Technologies (FIET) is funded by the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment and its purpose is to support new process developments that have the potential to add significant value to our national economy. The programme has six partners, Massey University (the host), Riddet Institute, University of Auckland, University of Otago, Plant and Food and AgResearch. Funding is $18m over six years (2015-2021) and targets pre-commercialisation activities.


Richard Archer is the current Logan Campbell Professor of Food Technology at Massey University, having returned after 20 years in the dairy industry. He is a Fellow with the Riddet Institute and director of the FoodPilot at Massey. He also leads the High Performance Manuka Plantation PGP research programme and is the Chief Technologist of the large MBIE-funded FIET programme on food process engineering. Richard is currently National Vice-President of NZIFST.

This seminar will be held in Seminar Room 1 located upstairs at the ASB Show Grounds. Access to this area is via the staircase located to the right of Show information in the main Show Ground entrance. Please follow signage or ask show information for more details.