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EMPLOYERS GROUP

About the Group

The NZIFST Employers' Group is an association of Food Industry organizations who employ members of NZIFST. The Group has been formed with the following objectives: 

1. To support the Institute by: 

    Encouraging staff to become members of NZIFST and to take part in Institute activities
    Engaging in dialogue with the Institute about Employers' needs so that Institute programmes can
    better meet those needs.

2. To serve as a forum for discussion of issues relevant to the Industry and the Institute. 

    There are many benefits of employing NZIFST members, and all facilitated via NZIFST
    membership, including: 

1. ATTRACTING Technical Staff 

NZIFST membership as part of a salary ‘package' is an attractive benefit to staff
NZIFST ‘Approval' of Group Partners 
NZIFST helps employers with staff recruitment 
NZIFST attracts students to Food Science, Technology & Engineering professions

2. DEVELOPING Technical Staff 

NZIFST Professional Development 
- Courses and Seminars 
- Conference 
- Special Interest Groups 
NZIFST network enhances staff - problem solving, ideas 
NZIFST network ‘opens doors' - access to Industry, R&D, Government

3. RETAINING Technical Staff 

Being Challenged & Performing Successfully 
‘Going Places' in their Profession 
Not isolated:in touch with What's Happening

NZIFST will facilitate occasional meetings of the Group on areas of mutual interest. 
Employers' Group Partners will each receive a plaque acknowledging their membership. 
NZIFST will publicize your Partnership in its publications and on its website. 


YOUR ROLE AS AN NZIFST EMPLOYER PARTNER 

Nominate a company contact - someone who knows about the relationship with NZIFST and can take responsibility for communication with NZIFST 
Encourage your staff to join NZIFST during induction, and via internal communications 
Distribute NZIFST information internally within your company 
Support your staff to become involved in NZIFST, by allowing the use of employer time and facilities, and encouraging attendance at seminars and conferences and applications for awards 
NZIFST encourages you to display the ‘NZIFST Employers' Group Partner' plaque in your reception area, and the NZIFST Logo on your website and in selected publications

EMPLOYERS GROUP MEMBERS


APS Food & Nutrition 
Avocado Oil NZ Ltd 
Barker Fruit Processors Ltd 
Cawthron Institute 
Cerebos Gregg's Ltd 
Plant and Food Research 
Danisco New Zealand 
Formula Foods Corporation Limited 
Frucor Beverages Ltd 
Griffiths & Co Ltd 
GS Hall & Company Limited 
Hawkins Watts Ltd 
Heinz Wattie's Limited 
Hubbard Foods Ltd 
Invita NZ Limited 
Kerry Ingredients NZ Ltd 
Lawson Williams Consulting Group Ltd 
Meat Industry Association of NZ (Inc) 
N.Z.Fresh Cuts 
National Starch Pty Ltd 
New Zealand Food Safety Authority 
New Zealand King Salmon 
Pall NZ Ltd 
Sensient Technologies Aust Pty Ltd, NZ Branch 
Tatua Co-operative Dairy Company Ltd 
Westland Milk Products

JOIN THE NZIFST EMPLOYER'S GROUP 

You must employ at least one NZIFST member, and agree to the terms set out at left under ‘Your role as an NZIFST partner'. 

Partnership in the Employers' Group is FREE. Simply fill out an application form, DOWNLOAD HERE or contact: 

Executive Manager, NZIFST
PO Box 8031 
Palmerston North. 

Tel +64 6 356 1686 
Fax +64 6 356 1687 
Email rosemary@nzifst.org.nz

THE NEW ZEALAND INSTITUTE OF FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (INC)

"Trusted and Independent Professional Leadership in Food Science and Technology" 

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 New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology (Inc.)

Address:
PO Box 5574, Terrace End
Palmerston North 4441,
NEW ZEALAND.

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