Completed SFF Futures projects: meat
A list of completed meat projects.
Free-to-farmer FAP+ Portal Prototype
Project start: 15 May 2020
Project completed: October 2020
MPI funding: $120,000
Industry funding: $120,000
Industry partner: FarmIQ Systems Ltd
This project successfully prototyped a new free-to-farmer digital portal to help farmers in the red meat industry learn about and manage their on-farm recording requirements to meet the New Zealand Farm Assurance Programme (NZFAP) standards. The project also provided technical specifications for the software build phase and outlined a potential business case for funding of the solution by industry.
Proof of concept re the supply of 'Verified Sustainable NZ Beef'
Project start: 27 February 2020
Project completed: 19 April 2021
MPI funding: $176,500
Industry funding: $176,500
Industry partner: ANZCO Foods, Greenlea, Silver Fern Farms, McDonalds, Beef + Lamb NZ
This project used the McDonald’s supply chain to develop and pilot a verified whole of supply chain beef sustainability programme, covering farm to finished product. It brought together representatives from across the value chain to demonstrate how principles of sustainable beef production can be applied on farm and through processing.