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Major Research Projects

A few of our most notable achievements have been:

  • Producing new baseline processing guidelines for beef and lamb.

  • Accelerated Conditioning & Ageing specifications used by the NZ lamb export industry.

  • Development of the Quality Mark specifications for the domestic beef and lamb market.

  • Establishing procedures for electrical stunning of cattle, including Halal stunning.

  • Development of the AgResearch MIRINZ Tenderometer for objective measurement of meat tenderness.


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