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

Supporting teachers in science activities:  

Bakeinfo (NZ Baking Industry Research Trust):
Information on baking, breadmaking, pastry cooking and flour milling (NZ).

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:

Supporting the teaching of technology, engineering and science in schools (NZ).

Massey Food Technology:
Careers in food technology (NZ).

MPI Teacher's Resources

Riddet Institute

Royal Society of New Zealand, Teaching & Learning

Science Learning Hub
The Science Learning Hub is developed by educators and teachers in collaboration with New Zealand scientists, to provide resources for teachers of students from junior primary to senior secondary (NZ).

University of Otago Food Science
Information for schools:

Lincoln Food Science

AUT Food Science

MPI (Ministry for Primary Industries)

Science New Zealand

Plant & Food Research

NZ Nutrition Foundation

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How sugar is made:
Chelsea Sugar (NZ).

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:

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Technologists' practice case studies in food technology and biotechnology:

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Classroom practice case studies in food technology and biotechnology:

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Student showcases in food technology and biotechnology:

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Gillian Mandley's Teacher Fellowship at Westland Milk Products:

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Sandy Goonan's Teacher Fellowship at EasiYo:

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

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Technological Products in Food Technology:

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Technological products and outcomes in food technology:

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Munch around the World:

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Reverse Brief Development - Bacon Sundae:

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Chestnuts unit: