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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.
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NZIFST Announces its Premier Award Winners for 2014


NZIFST JC Andrews Award recipient for 2014
Richard Archer

The RON HOOKER AWARD for Exemplary Service
Sandra Chambers
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
John Wood

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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
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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.

www.nzifst.org.nz/members/careerstoolpackage/


 

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

2014 FELLOWS


(L to R): David Platts, Mike Boland, Dongxaio Sun-Waterhouse, President David Everett, Peter Cressey, Serina Carson, Paul Kilmartin


 

  About NZIFST:

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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If you work in food, click here to find out how to become a member of New Zealand's largest, most active group of food professionals.

Benefits of NZIFST membership include the following:

FOOD INDUSTRY TRAINING
Our new FIT programme offers short half-day courses  on Product Recall, Allergens, Sensory, IP, HACCP, Labelling, Pricing, Competitor Research, and, and ...
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CAREERS & EDUCATION
Information for students, teachers and members about careers in food science, technology and engineering, nutrition, marketing and more.
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Keep up to date with NZIFST activities in your area, both professional and social.
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FOOD NEW ZEALAND



The official journal of NZIFST - NZ's authority on food technology, research and manufacturing. NZIFST Members now have access to Food New Zealand back-issues from the past five years for download (Members area password required).
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