Allan Fong - CEO
“As food producers, we’ve got to put our hands up to find solutions that will help feed the world’s ever-increasing population on ever decreasing productive land availability,” he says. “We have to do what’s best by the environment, our practices and our people,” he says
People can be scared of cooking with Asian greens, says Allan, and getting them to experiment with some of his “less conventional” produce – such as kale – can be a challenge. But with the trend towards fresh rather than processed foods still burgeoning, Kiwis are getting more creative in the kitchen. “You’ve got to marry it up with a really good recipe,” he says.
Allan Fong was the 2016 supreme award winner at the Australasian Syngenta Growth Awards, which recognises excellence and best practice in productivity, sustainability and contribution to the community and people
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