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Our Philosophy

Our Values

Amongst our membership: 

      equality between members
      approachable, friendly, supportive, helpful 
      non-bureaucratic with sense of community 
      networking for comradeship and fun 
      open forum for interchange without prejudice 
      encouraging and rewarding of individual endeavour and innovation 

Dealing with external stakeholders: 

      committed to safe, wholesome food supply for the community 
      unbiased, balanced, independent and honest
      positive change agent, forward-looking, professional 

Our Vision

A supportive and networked community driving a vibrant and sustainable food industry.

Our Mission

Advance the profession of food science and technology by celebrating success, facilitating life-long learning and engaging members in a collaborative community.

Our Long Term Objectives

      to develop and promote the profession of food science and technology; 
      to promote a technically responsible understanding of foods and food processing through dissemination of knowledge to Institute
            members, other professionals and the public;
      to recognise the achievements of food industry professionals in development of the food industry, its ethics and the Institute;
      to foster training, education, certification and career-long professional development for food industry professionals; 
      to promote ethical practices in the food industry; 
      to advise government or other appropriate organizations on matters relating to food science and technology; 
      to facilitate communication between food industry professionals in New Zealand and overseas;
      to promote research and development that advances food science and technology for the benefit of the community;
      to interact with other organizations related to the Institute.

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

PO Box 44322
Pt Chevalier
Auckland 1022

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