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Useful Links

Useful websites for the study and teaching of food science, technology & engineering:

Supporting teachers in science activities:  

Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code

AUT Food Science

Information on baking, breadmaking, pastry cooking and flour milling. Science Fairs. Teachers' resources.
NZ Baking Industry Research Trust (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:  

Food Additives 
Alphabetic and numeric lists of food additives and their code numbers

Food Allergies

Food Labelling and Composition
Requirements for the labelling and composition of food sold in New Zealand. 
MPI (NZ).  

Food Safety

Food Science for Kids
Have fun learning about food science for kids with our range of free games, fun experiments, science fair projects, interesting quizzes, amazing facts, cool videos and more!
Science Kids (NZ).

Health Star Ratings
The Health Star Rating system is a Government-backed, trans-Tasman system to help consumers choose healthier packaged foods, developed in collaboration with public health experts, the food industry and consumer groups. 

Lincoln Food Science

Love Food: Love Science
At IFST, we are passionate about food science and technology. We want to pass on our enthusiasm and expertise by helping science teachers to deliver engaging and relevant lessons which focus on the science of food.
Institute of Food Science and Technology (UK).

Massey Food Technology: 
Studying food science, technology & engineering.
Massey University (NZ).

MPI Teacher's Resources

MPI - primary industries lesson
Find teacher resources on a range of topics including the importance of biosecurity, food, and careers in the primary industries.

Nutrition Panel Calculator 
FSANZ’s Nutrition Panel Calculator (NPC) helps food manufacturers calculate the average nutrient content of their food products and prepare a nutrition information panel. 

NZ Nutrition Foundation

Plant & Food Research

Riddet Institute

Royal Society of New Zealand, Teaching & Learning 
We support science and technology education in New Zealand by running programmes for students and teachers and by linking science and technology education providers with teachers, students, schools and each other. We also share news and our expertise.

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).

Science New Zealand

University of Otago Food Science
Studying food science.
University of Otago (NZ). 

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

PO Box 44322
Pt Chevalier
Auckland 1022

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