Growing seed has been an important part of New Zealand's history from the time New Zealand's first settlers arrived. Pastoral and crop farming formed the basis of New Zealand's economy on which the nation was built. Canterbury Seed has been a part of that process since the early days.
The Canterbury region is considered the 'nursery' of the Southern Hemisphere, producing the best quality seeds in the world. Canterbury Seed is internationally recognised for experience and expertise in the field of pea, forage and vegetable seeds. Canterbury Seed continues to attract the finest seed production and multiplication specialists, field staff and marketing personnel.