NZIFST - The New Zealand Institute of Food Science & Technology Inc.

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NZIFST Annual Conference
NZIFST Food Industry Training website
Teachers - Other Websites to visit

Teaching Food Science and Technology in the Secondary Curriculum


AgResearch
Supporting teachers in science activities:
www.agresearch.co.nz  

Bakeinfo (NZ Baking Industry Research Trust):
Information on baking, breadmaking, pastry cooking and flour milling (NZ).
www.bakeinfo.co.nz/school/index.php

Biotechnology Learning Hub
How biotechnology is applied in food & beverage (NZ).
www.biotechlearn.org.nz/

Biotech Learning Hub:
Food technologists at the Riddet Institute have found a unique way of adding omega-3 fish oil to new functional foods without making them taste or smell fishy (NZ).
http://biotechlearn.org.nz/focus_stories/fish_oil_in_functional_food

CREST
CREST (Creativity in Science and Technology) - a national awards scheme designed to encourage student projects in Science and Technology, administered by the Royal Society of New Zealand:
www.royalsociety.org.nz/teaching-learning/crest/

Futureintech
Supporting the teaching of technology, engineering and science in schools (NZ).
www.futureintech.org.nz

Massey Food Technology:
Careers in food technology (NZ).
http://foodtech.massey.ac.nz/

Riddet Institute
www.riddet.ac.nz/about-us

Royal Society of New Zealand, Teaching & Learning
www.royalsociety.org.nz/teaching-learning/

Science Learning Hub
Exploring New Zealand's research, science and technology sectors (NZ).
http://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/


University of Otago Food Science
Information for schools:
www.otago.ac.nz/foodscience/

Lincoln Food Science
www.lincoln.ac.nz/Study/Qualifications/Qualification/?QualCode=B.Science&major=foodsc

AUT Food Science
www.aut.ac.nz/study-at-aut/study-areas/sciences/qualifications/undergraduate/bachelor-of-science-food-science

MPI (Ministry for Primary Industries)
www.foodsmart.govt.nz

Science Learning - Ever Wondered?
The future of food
www.sciencelearn.org.nz/Science-Stories/Ever-Wondered-Series-1/The-future-of-food

Science New Zealand
www.sciencenewzealand.org

Plant & Food Research
www.plantandfood.co.nz

NZ Nutrition Foundation
www.nutritionfoundation.org.nz


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FOOD TECHNOLOGY IN ACTION
How sugar is made:
Chelsea Sugar (NZ).
www.chelsea.co.nz/c
ontent/about-sugar/
how-sugar-is-made/default.aspx




A SCIENCE LEARNING HUB feature about  The FOODBOWL contains a series of video clips illustrating the expertise, innovation and technology that goes into developing new food products for export:
http://sciencelearn.org.nz/Innovation/Innovation-Stories/The-FOODBOWL



TKI - Technology Online:
Technologists' practice case studies in food technology and biotechnology:
http://technology.tki.org.nz/Resources/Case-studies/Technologists-practice-case-studies/Food-and-biotechnology



TKI - Technology Online:
Classroom practice case studies in food technology and biotechnology:
http://technology.tki.org.nz/Resources/Case-studies/Classroom-practice-case-studies/Food-and-biotechnology



TKI - Technology Online:
Partnerships with industry case studies (3 are relevant to food technology):
http://technology.tki.org.nz/Resources/Case-studies/Partnerships-with-industry-case-studies



TKI - Technology Online:
Student showcases in food technology and biotechnology:
http://technology.tki.org.nz/Resources/Student-showcases/Food-technology-and-Biotechnology



TKI - Technology Online:
Gillian Mandley's Teacher Fellowship at Westland Milk Products:
http://technology.tki.org.nz/Resources/Teaching-snapshots/Senior-Year-11/Industry-knowledge-leads-teacher-to-reassess-teaching-programmes



TKI - Technology Online:
Sandy Goonan's Teacher Fellowship at EasiYo:
http://technology.tki.org.nz/Resources/Teaching-snapshots/Senior-Years-12-13/Understanding-the-New-Product-Development-process


There are several resources on food technology in the Teaching Snapshots section, including (but not limited to):

TKI - Technology Online:
Technological Products in Food Technology:
http://technology.tki.org.nz/Resources/Teaching-snapshots/Senior-Year-11/Technological-Products-in-Food-Technology



TKI - Technology Online:
Technological products and outcomes in food technology:
http://technology.tki.org.nz/Resources/Teaching-snapshots/Middle-Years-7-10/Technological-products-and-outcomes-in-food-technology



TKI - Technology Online:
Munch around the World:
http://technology.tki.org.nz/Resources/Teaching-snapshots/Middle-Years-7-10/Munch-around-the-world



TKI - Technology Online:
Reverse Brief Development - Bacon Sundae:
http://technology.tki.org.nz/Resources/Teaching-snapshots/Middle-Years-7-10/Reverse-Brief-Development-Bacon-Sundae



TKI - Technology Online:
Chestnuts unit:
http://technology.tki.org.nz/Resources/Teaching-snapshots/Middle-Years-7-10/Chestnuts-unit