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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 community of professionals providing trusted and independent leadership in food science and technology.

Our Mission

To be the New Zealand society for food industry professionals, benefiting members and humanity through the development and promotion of technical proficiency, ethical practices and communication.


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.)

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

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