9th Annual Australia & New Zealand Sensory & Consumer Science Symposium
16-18 February, 2015
The Venue, Waiheke Island
This symposium is designed to appeal to sensory and consumer professionals who are looking for new ideas and knowledge to use in their research or work environment and would like opportunities to discuss current sensory issues with others working in the field.
NZIFST Announces its Premier Award Winners for 2014
NZIFST JC Andrews Award recipient for 2014
The RON HOOKER AWARD for Exemplary Service
This award is to recognise significant past or current service or contribution to the NZIFST, developing the affairs of the Institute, its Branches or Divisions. The award has been established to honour and recognise the outstanding contribution given by RON HOOKER to the NZIFST since its formation in 1965.
The NZIFST Distinguished Service Award for the Dairy Industry
NZIFST 2014 Food Industry EXCELLENCE AWARDS
These awards recognise excellence in individuals and teams and are open to any company or employee(s) of any sector of the New Zealand food and beverage industry. You do not have to be a member of the NZIFST.
The 2014 AWARD WINNERS are:
ECOLAB Award for Excellence in ECO-EFFICIENCY
Inghams Enterprises Environment Management System
WASTE MANAGEMENT (NZ) Award for Excellence in LEADERSHIP
Keith Neylon (Blue River Dairy)
EUROFINS Award for Excellence in SERVICE or SUPPLY
Peter Bailey (Food Tech Solutions)
NZ FOOD INNOVATION NETWORK Award for Excellence in INNOVATION
Blue River Dairy R&D Team
Foodtech Packtech 23-25 September 2014
Hosting 200+ exhibitors and a wide variety of educational seminars, including sessions brought to you by the Auckland Branch of NZIFST, Foodtech Packtech is the most important trade event for the New Zealand Food Technology and Packaging Technology industries.
PLUS one lucky Foodtech Packtech visitor will win a brand new Ford Territory TS valued at $59,990.
With one visit to this show you can see all the big names from the Food Technology and Packaging Technology industries and really weigh up the benefits of each before you make the big decisions.
Register to visit Foodtech Packtech now. It's free: http://www.foodtechpacktech.co.nz/register/
AIFST CAREER PLANNING TOOLS - NZIFST MEMBERS ONLY
NZIFST is pleased to provide this set of Career Planning Tools, orginally developed by the AIFST, to be used by members to assist them as they navigate their career in the food industry. The CPT package summarises the stages of career planning, offers a number of tools to help individuals evaluate their progress and plan future actions at each stage. It also provides a comprehensive list of career options, categorised both by type of work environment and by job description.
NZIFST MEMBERS ONLY - PASSWORD REQUIRED.
2014 NZIFST AWARDS WINNERS
J C ANDREWS AWARD - Richard Archer
RON HOOKER AWARD FOR EXEMPLARY SERVICE - Sandra Chambers
Sandra Chambers (second from left) holds the inaugural Ron Hooker Award trophy flanked by Ron Hooker's daughters.
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD FOR THE DAIRY INDUSTRY - John Wood
(L to R): Dairy Division Chairman Don Otter, Winner John Wood, and Patron Kevin Marshall
(L to R): David Platts, Mike Boland, Dongxaio Sun-Waterhouse, President David Everett, Peter Cressey, Serina Carson, Paul Kilmartin
NZIFST, the New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology, is the professional link uniting people in the food industry who apply science and technology to the processing and distribution of foods.
The Institute is committed to the promotion and advancement of Food Science and Technology, one of New Zealands most important industries and professions. Through regular Branch meetings, a fortnightly email newsletter, technical seminars and workshops, and an annual conference, a high level of member contact and participation is maintained.
At every opportunity, our members are invited to share their knowledge, experience and ideas and discuss industry developments, issues and concerns.
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