We are a group of products, services and people with one shared goal
At Midlands Seed, we produce quality vegetable and herbage seeds, dried peas, oilseeds and cereal grains for NZ, Europe and beyond.
The Canterbury Plains, with their combination of excellent soil types, temperate climate and abundant fresh water supply for irrigation, create perfect growing conditions for a large number of arable products. Couple these favourable conditions with the expertise of Midlands Seed personnel, enhanced by the relationships they have with world renowned research and marketing organisations, and the results are arable products which meet the highest world standards.Read more
Midlands Apiaries, established in 2006, takes pride in producing some of the world’s finest honeys. Our experienced beekeepers strategically place hives in the most pristine lands and forests of clean green New Zealand, a sustainable environment that allows our bees to live up to their reputation as nature’s hardest workers
We dedicate ourselves to the art of producing and packing New Zealand’s most beautiful and popular honeys for retail sale in both domestic and export markets. It is this dedication that has allowed Midlands Apiaries to become one of the largest honey suppliers in New Zealand.
Our purpose-built, state-of-the-art jar production, honey extraction and packing facilities further improves the quality of our honey, increases capacity and decreases lead times. Our in-house laboratory allows us to test honey at every stage of production because world leading quality is our benchmark, in everything we do.
From consultation to formulation, conception to fulfilment, our emphasis on quality and attention to detail at every stage of the supply chain is second
Midlands Nutritional Oils
Midlands Nutritional Oils
Midlands Nutritional Oils was established in 2002 with a primary focus to develop, produce, and supply high quality specialty seed oils to the global food, skincare and health product sectors. We specialize in natural nutritional oils and food ingredients rich in essential fatty acids such as Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA, Omega 3) and Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA). All products are developed with the intent to benefit and promote health and well-being in today's lifestyles.
Our products include:
- Bulk nutritional oils such as Blackcurrant Oil, Borage Oil, Hemp Seed Oil, Evening Primrose Oil, Flaxseed Oil, and Pumpkin Seed Oil.
- Specialist skincare oils such as Meadowfoam Seed Oil, Kiwifruit Seed Oil, and Apricot Kernel Oil.
- Culinary seed oils such as Avocado Oil, Macadamia Nut Oil and Rapeseed Oil.
- Certified Organic Oils
- Hemp and Flaxseed Food Ingredients.
Midlands Nutritional Oils is dedicated to providing healthy and nutritious products from natural sources to our customers. We closely integrate contract growing, product development, oil processing and distribution to ensure that the highest product quality and service are always delivered efficiently to our customers.Read more
Midlands Contracting was established in 2004 to provide specialist services to the seed industry. The business has diversified with the growth of specialist high value crops grown in Mid Canterbury. There are two main areas of the business for the Contracting team, precision agricultural contracting, along with freight and logistics.
- Modern, state of the art equipment and vehicles
- Remain at the forefront of technological advancements in precision contracting
- Accredited to the highest of export standards
- A dedicated team of experienced operators who are willing to go that extra mile to ensure the job is done to the best of their ability that meets our customer requirements
For Contracting requirements, please contact Duncan King to discuss your requirements.
Duncan King – Operations Manager
Ph: +64 274 333 352
Midlands Bees is one of New Zealand's largest beekeeping businesses operating hives for honey production and seed crop pollination.
Our service focuses on;
- Pollination services
- Local honey extraction
To discuss your seed or fruit crop pollination, or honey extractions requirements, please contact Matt McCully.
Field Operations Manager
M: +64 27 839 5390
Midlands Farming categorises financially the land lease activity undertaken to produce highly specialised seed crops. This Midlands venture was undertaken to ensure that farmers were never offered crops that Midlands Seed were not totally confident of, in regard to the yield, quality and related financial outcome.
At the same time the establishment of this company demonstrates the commitment of Midlands Seed to fulfil total buyer requirements. If you believe you have suitable land available for lease, please contact Jo Townshend or Chris Green at Midlands Seed to discuss in further detail.Read more
Midlands Properties was incorporated in 2002, to develop predominantly commercial properties, and was initiated with the purchase of the current Midlands Seed office location and surrounds in Ashburton. The continued growth of this business throughout the South Island means Midlands Properties are actively seeking to secure new tenants.
For the successful establishment of your new premises, please contact Chris Green or John Benn to discuss your requirements.Read more