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Beef Bone Broth – Market Dynamics

These days considering ‘health’ involves more than just thinking about nutrients and ingredients, and ‘better’ for the planet is more than thinking ‘organic’ and…

Female dog owner and her dog sitting on park bench

5x Trends Shape the Global Petfood Market in 2022

“Despite all the changes the past few years have brought, many of the same trends remain dominant in the pet food industry. The intertwined trends…

Greyhounds Loving Taranaki Bio Extract’s Beef Bone Broth . . .

CHAD  Chad is a 6 year old Greyhound. He is a large dog, and routine is a very important part of his pet life…

Bowl of vegetable soup and bowl of beef bone extract

For a food ingredient, flavour is a ‘must’ . . .

While function is vital in a food ingredient, flavour is a must.  Our broths, stocks, and bone extracts are crafted in an extracts’ kitchen,…

Collagen from Bone or Hides?

The primary use for beef bone collagen is as an ingredient in health supplements or in a health-focused food product.  It can also be…

Collagen – why it’s such a hot topic . . .

People are looking to functional foods and wellness products to enhance health and wellness and collagen is one of those hot topics.  Is collagen…

A range of beef bone extracts, with one being measured on scales

BEEF BONE COLLAGEN EXTRACT – An ideal Ingredient for functional foods

We have a range of clients internationally who value New Zealand’s animal welfare and environmental sustainability programs – it’s this care for the land…

At Taranaki Bio Extracts our ingredients are non-GMO

At Taranaki Bioextracts we offer the security of non-GMO in our food ingredients/ products.  This is because New Zealand has some of the strictest…

Dishes of DCB gel bone chips, peptone, tallow, calcium powder, pharmaceutical gelcaps

Case Study – pharmaceutical and nutraceutical ingredients . . .

OUR REQUIREMENT We produce and supply animal-sourced pharmaceutical and nutraceutical ingredients for the export market. We sell powdered products for encapsulation and functional food ingredients. …

Providing True Traceability for our Customers – NAIT and E-Cert

At Taranaki Bio Extracts transparency is central to the way we do business. All of our raw materials are fully traceable from origin to…

The Quality Mark – Ensuring we use the best of New Zealand-grown bones

The best bones for us means they’ve come from animals that have been humanely treated and enjoyed a life roaming freely, feasting on New…

Bowl of vegetable soup and bowl of beef bone extract

What are the Key Aspects of Upcycling?

This is the second article of a two-part series on Upcycling: The term “upcycled food” was formally defined in May 2020 as foods that…

Upcycling – reducing food waste and creating quality nutritious food

One of two articles on upcycling . . . . Upcycling is especially about reducing food waste – “creating high quality, nutritious food products…

Environmental Manager looking over a lush Riparian area by a Taranaki waterway

Taranaki Bio Extracts – Partners in Riparian Programme

It’s all about taking responsibility for our environment – planting and nurturing the 400 hectares of land our businesses inhabit for the long-term and…

Team member with environmental manager in lush Taranaki riparian planting area

Riparian Success – A Strong Community is One that Comes Together

Started 30 years ago, an award-winning Riparian Management Programme has transformed Taranaki’s landscape with fencing and planting of thousands of kilometres of waterways. Today…

Family enjoying a healthy meal together

Keeping pace with purchase drivers . . .

As a supplier of premium grade food ingredients to food manufacturers what matters to them and their end consumers matters to us. Health and…

Close-up of beef broth-based sauce pouring over a restaurant meal

Discovering Customised Solutions

At Taranaki Bio Extracts we create customised ingredients which are one of a number used in an end product, through to a product that…

Bowls of beef bone broth and beef bone extract

Client Testimonial

OUR REQUIREMENT We’ve been a customer of Taranaki Bio Extracts’ for five years now.  As a food manufacturer of high-quality product, our challenge was…

Edible Tallow and product

Client Testimonial

OUR REQUIREMENT: A quality tallow product with specific technical requirements.  Firstly it must contain low or minimal free fatty acids (FFA), which requires a…

Excited to be Attending the 30th Annual Petfood Forum 2022

Taranaki Bio Extracts - based in Taranaki, New Zealand, are excited to be attending the 2022 Watt Global Media Petfood Forum from 2nd – 4th May. While hosting a stand wasn’t viable for them this year, Sales & Marketing Manager, Andrew Buhler is looking forward to the prospect of connections during his visit with like-minded, potential business partners, and the opportunity to learn from recognised petfood industry experts.

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Earth Day 2022 –

For Earth Day 2022 we wanted to share our small steps to ‘Invest in our planet,’ and encourage and challenge other businesses who haven’t formalised their efforts, to do the same. At Taranaki Bio Extracts a sustainable approach is at the very heart of what we do. We upcycle and transform the best of New Zealand’s beef bones to craft our premium ingredients.  For us sustainability is all about meeting the needs of our customers, and their customers, without compromising the ability of future generations to do the same.

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Our Logistics Path through the Pandemic

Covid - 19 pandemic has impacted most industries one way or another, predominately for Taranaki Bio Extracts it’s been on freight. To their benefit they have strength in dedicated resources focused on shipping and logistics, along with direct relationships with shipping carriers.

Bonefide Gold – Human Grade for Pets

We’ve spent years refining our recipe to craft the best quality New Zealand beef bone broths for food manufacturing customers worldwide. We’re now pleased to present Bonefide Gold – our human grade pet nutrition ingredient solutions. If it’s good for us it’s got to be good for them.

Three people standing in front of white van with three greyhounds

Bone Broth for Greyhounds

At Taranaki Bio Extracts we’re pleased to support Greyhounds as Pets (GAP) with supply of our human grade beef bone broth via their foster programme. 

Person in white lab coat pouring liquid in measuring beaker

Research at Taranaki Bio Extracts

Research and development is a key pillar for Taranaki Bio Extracts Limited. While we often carry out our own smaller research projects and product development work, we sometimes work with the broader research community on commercial R&D and pre-commercial projects.

Taranaki Bio-Extracts' employees doing Food Safety testing in beef bone extracts' kitchen

Client Testimonial

We receive 230 metric tonnes (half a million pounds) of concentrate from TBE annually - COAs present product that’s consistently high quality and on specification.