Seaweed research produces results- 14th December 2020
Research on seaweed species found in abundance around New Zealand has led to the development and licencing of a promising new product. The three-year research programme led by Scion set out to test the properties of different seaweeds, including Undaria pinnatifida and the commercially harvested, native species Ecklonia radiata. Two years into the project, researchers have already commercially licenced their first product – a nanocellulose hydrogel – to project partner AgriSea, a leader in the New Zealand Seaweed industry.
Scientists seek a more scrumptious seaweed- 22nd October 2020
The Government is putting more than $3million into research trying to learn the health benefits of an exotic seaweed species. AgriSea general manager Tane Bradley said his organisation had been working on increasing the value of seaweed to New Zealand’s economy and was looking forward to being involved in the research.
Research Funded To Unlock Seaweed’s Potential As New `superfood’ - 21st October 2020
It is far from a staple on most Kiwi dinner tables, but AgResearch scientists are aiming to unlock the potential of seaweed as a go-to food with proven health benefits. And they have enlisted the services a of a world-class chef to help them do it. Project partner AgriSea NZ is a family-owned seaweed business making a range of products for farmers and growers, and general manager Tane Bradley says they are excited about taking part: “Recently AgriSea has focused on increasing the value of seaweed to New Zealand’s economy while recognising the huge role seaweeds play ecologically”.
Research funded to unlock seaweed’s potential as new `superfood’- 21st October 2020
It is far from a staple on most Kiwi dinner tables, but AgResearch scientists are aiming to unlock the potential of seaweed as a go-to food with proven health benefits. And they have enlisted the services a of a world-class chef to help them do it.
Hauraki, Coromandel businesses celebrated at inaugural awards- 29th September 2020
The team from Paeroa-based business Agrisea had a successful night, taking out the supreme award as well as winning both the primary/rural and innovative business categories.
Moves for NZ's first seaweed farms begin in Hauraki Gulf- 23rd September 2020
GreenWave NZ’s pilot stage will consist of farming native brown kelp (ecklonia) at two locations in the Hauraki Gulf.
Animal supplement wins coveted award" with Clare Bradley & Matt Beck- 26th August 2020
A prototype animal health supplement from Agrisea will provide farmers with another tool to potentially lower livestock emissions. Business Development Manager Clare Bradley and Lincoln University PHD Graduate Matt Beck will explain the science.
Fieldays Online: 2020 Innovation Awards winners announced- 24th July 2020
Forward-thinking Kiwis have been celebrated with the annual Fieldays Innovation Awards, with the winners announced today.
THRIVING THROUGH LOCKDOWN – TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE- 26 June 2020
The world’s biggest marketer of kiwifruit – Zespri – is seeing it. So is AgriSea, New Zealand’s largest seaweed company: evidence of a major shift in what global consumers want, driven by Covid-19. Facing a worldwide health and economic crisis consumers are now putting renewed emphasis on their health. A major part of that is ensuring the food they eat is authentic, natural and is produced sustainably.
WOMEN IN AG: CLARE BRADLEY FROM AGRISEA- 3rd April 2020
AgriSea’s Clare Bradley is passionate about sustainability, working together as a community, and the importance of recognising the hard work women do in the rural sector.
Agrisea is Developing Ocean Farms to Grow Rice using Saltwater- 3rd January 2020
So why not grow crops using all of that available saltwater? The short answer is salinity — most of our favorite crops can’t grow in such salty environments. But new startup Agrisea is working to change that. The company creates a floating farm ecosystem that grows crops on saltwater, using only . . . saltwater. No soil, no fertilizers, and no fresh water required. The company is currently participating in life science accelerator IndieBio which includes $250,000 in seed funding.
AgriSea boss takes women’s award- 3 December 2019
AgriSea boss takes women’s award. Rural Women NZ supreme business award winner AgriSea development manager Clare Bradley brews up another batch of seaweed. Seaweed products pioneer AgriSea is the 2019 supreme winner of the NZI Rural Women New Zealand Business Awards.
Seaweed pioneer working with innovative farmers- 11 December 2019
AgriSea NZ feels lucky to be able to work with the country’s most innovative farmers, says Clare Bradley, business and development manager.
AgriSea's Clare Bradley named Supreme Winner of rural women awards- 28th November 2019
Clare Bradley from pioneering seaweed company AgriSea has been named the supreme winner at the NZI Rural Women NZ Business Awards.
AgriSea wins top business award- 28th November 2019
Seaweed products pioneer AgriSea New Zealand is this year’s Supreme Winner at the NZI Rural Women NZ Business Awards.
Seaweed products pioneer named supreme winner in rural women business awards- 25th November 2019
A company that has pioneered the use of seaweed products has won the supreme award in this year’s NZI Rural Women NZ Business Awards.
Paeroa woman recognised in rural awards for work with ocean 'rainforest' - 17th October 2019
AgriSea’s business development manager Clare Bradley won the Love of the Land category at the Rural Women NZ Business Awards.
Ocean Harvest- 9th August 2019
A Family company from Paeroa is out to prove that seaweed could help Kiwi farmers boost production and cut pollution.
AgriSea growing on a diet of seaweed and science- 9th August 2019
Seaweed company AgriSea New Zealand knows a lot about adversity, so perhaps it was par for the course that dairy prices plunged just as the business reins were handed to the founders’ kids.
AgriSea - a blue economy success story- May 2019
AgriSea is an example of an innovative enterprise that is creating economic value from sustainable marine activities, based on healthy marine ecosystems.
Saving honey bees - there's an app for that- 13th June 2019
Paeroa College students Hamish Buchanan and Ariihia Morehu present the bee app project at the Techweek’18 Waikato Internet of Things tour, held at Agrisea in Paeroa recently.
AgriSea NZ Ltd- 23rd May 2018
AgriSea NZ Ltd is the leading biological input company in NZ. It is a Paeroa based, multi-award winning, family business. Tane Bradley is CEO and along with his wife, Clare, are the second generation to run this company that was founded almost 25 years ago, under the name Ocean Organics. Tane says, “One of the big challenges facing whānau companies is succession. Clare and I are excited and honoured to be the next generation to commit to the kaupapa of AgriSea and Ocean Organics.”
Exploring the potential of seaweed- 2018
AgriSea NZ Seaweed supplies to the horticulture, agriculture, apiculture, viticulture and dairy sectors both domestically and to a growing export market.
Seaweed nutrients boosting bee health- 14th August 2017
Using a seaweed-based product to boost bee health might seem a little unusual, but research is showing it works.