2017 NZIFST Conference

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ABC Nutrition

DESCRIPTION: Our team of uniquely qualified dietitians and nutritionists have had 30+ years of combined experience working for large multinational food companies around the globe. During our time working in and ... more
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Food Product Development - the Web Edition

DESCRIPTION: This is the free web edition of a textbook originally published in print form in 2001, which is still available to purchase in hard copy. This book studies some of the key issues in bringing a new ... more
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Impact PR - Auckland Public Relations Agency

DESCRIPTION: Auckland PR company Impact PR is an award winning full service public relations and advertising company with a unique understanding of the food & beverage industry. Our lead PR consultants (Fleur ... more
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WaterTest Products

DESCRIPTION: Watertest Products are the sole distributors of LaMotte water quality testing products for New Zealand. This includes portable test equipment, test kits, reagents, test strips and sampling ... more
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Savannah NZ Limited

DESCRIPTION: Savannah Bio Systems Pty Ltd are suppliers of specialized functional ingredients to the food industry in Australia and New Zealand. With our Head Office in Melbourne we also have sales offices in ... more
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Oobie Joobie - organic meets nostalgic

New Zealand’s childhood favourite now available in all organic OOB Organic has added a drop of nostalgia to their premium Ice Cream range with their latest innovation - Oobie Joobie Ice Cream. Knowing the special affinity and nostalgia Kiwis’ have for gum drops, OOB Organic has used the genuine article as the special ingredient in their new organic ice cream. The perfect combination of chewy jubes and a bubble-gum flavoured ice cream, Oobie Joobie Ice Cream is the most delicious way to enjoy a New Zealand summer. “We know how much Kiwis love classic ice ... more


Food Product Development - The Web Edition: First published in 2001, Food Product Development by Mary Earle, Richard Earle and Allan Anderson, has now been published online by the New Zealand Institute of Food Science & Technology (NZIFST) as a free educational resource.

Food Product Development  is a textbook covering the product development processes and the techniques used in food product development. It looks at all stages of food product development, from the initial concept of the new product, through to the final launching on the market and the analysis of the results. It is illustrated by examples of specific projects. It also provides the reader with the opportunity to study specific examples and to relate these to their own personal experiences.

The book is intended for a guide to product development for those working in the food industry including project teams, process engineers, and marketing personnel, as well as management. It can also be used as the textbook for student courses in food product development.


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Strong presence at World Expo 2020 vital, says FGC

Having a strong presence at World Expo 2020 in Dubai is a vital part of New Zealand’s strategy to diversify and to strengthen other growing markets for food products and services, says NZ ... more

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Whittaker’s re-imagines Toffee Milk

Whittaker’s have taken inspiration from their history once again with a new Whittaker’s Toffee Milk Chocolate. The original Whittaker’s Toffee Milk toffees were first created back ... more

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Whip your party platters into shape with new Lisa’s Whipped Dips!

If your home is the life of the party and dips are a non-negotiable on your party platters, whip your entertaining skills into shape with the premium taste experience of new Lisa’s ... more

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Dairy prices rise for third time

Dairy product prices rose at the Global Dairy Trade auction, rising for the third time in a row and offering a boost to sentiment. The GDT price index gained 3.1 per cent from the previous ... more

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Apple prices continue to fall from January peak

Apple prices were $2.88 a kilogram in March, down more than $2.00 since hitting a record high in January, Stats NZ said today. Overall, food prices fell 0.3 percent in March, mainly due to ... more

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Scratch for Cash, Coffee and Muffins

$10,000 and thousands of free coffees and muffins are waiting for you If you’re dropping into Muffin Break for a deliciously fresh barista made coffee, making sure you’ve paired it ... more

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Tim Deane new chair of NZ Food and Grocery Council

Goodman Fielder New Zealand Manager Director, Tim Deane, is the new Chair of the New Zealand Food and Grocery Council. He replaces Veronique Cremades, the Country Manager of Nestlé ... more

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One in a million!

Mother Earth launches Very Berry Baked Oaty Slice More than one million Baked Oaty Slices are baked each week in eleven very different flavours, and now Mother Earth have introduced one very ... more

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New report reveals untapped export opportunity

Leading national food and beverage innovators say non-dairy powdered food products are in high demand world-wide and New Zealand needs to act quickly to take advantage of an untapped export growth ... more

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New Zealand now top 3 wine import into USA by value

The value of New Zealand wine imported into the US has grown significantly in the past 12 months according to a recent Gomberg Fredrikson Report. In 2016 the total value of New Zealand ... more

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AGSA 2017 - 67th Australasian Grain Science Conference to be held in Christchurch

AGSA - 67TH AUSTRALASIAN GRAIN SCIENCE CONFERENCE Rydges Hotel, Christchurch, New Zealand September 20th-22nd 2017 The 67th Australasian Grain Science Conference will bring together ... more

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A celebration of women in the seafood industry

Nelson will launch a rolling programme of events around the globe today, International Women‘s Day, to celebrate the role women play in the seafood industry. Seafood women in Iceland, ... more

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Zespri brand turns 20, as industry aims to more than double sales to $4.5 billion by 2025

This week marks a milestone with the kiwifruit industry coming together to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Zespri brand, proudly owned by New Zealand kiwifruit growers. Zespri chief ... more