||The FOODBOWL is an open access facility operated
by NZ Food Innovation Auckland, part of the NZ Food
Innovation Network; a national network of science and
technology resources created to support the growth
of Food & Beverage businesses, by providing both
facilities and expertise. The FOODBOWL was designed
as a facility where companies can produce commercial
runs of new products for trial marketing and hence
capitalise on both domestic and export opportunities.
consultants are Food Innovation Network independent food
consultants to the Foodbowl and the
other Food Innovation Network facilities throughout New
Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)
|| All you need to know about food
labelling and composition regulations in New Zealand
and Australia. The complete Food Standards Code is
available on-line. Keeps you abreast of proposed changes
to the Food Standards Code
Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA)
||Comprehensive information including
standards, specifications and guidelines for various
food manufacturing sectors in New Zealand including
organic foods, the Domestic Food Review documents or
the science-technology section for microbial pathogen
datasheets and risk profiles for micro-organisms and
Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology (NZIFST)
||Foodinc consultants are proud to
be members of NZIFST. The site has information on membership,
careers, position statements, conferences and events,
food safety, jobs in the industry, and lots more. Source
of Prof Dick Earle's book "Unit Operations in Food
Processing" - a very useful resource
||A New Zealand food industry portal
offering access to a wide range of news, products and
||Formed under Australian Food and
Grocery Council Scientific and Technical Committee,
this organisation provides useful information on allergens
and has good links to other relevant resources. Through
Australian and NZ industry collaboration several projects
are in progress to provide a better understanding of
allergens and useful tools for allergen management
in industry and consistency in labelling.
Food and Grocery Council (AFGC)
||A downloadable pdf file "Food
industry guide to allergen management and labelling".
Zealand Food and Grocery Council (FGC)
||Australia and New Zealand food industry procedures
for product recalls and withdrawals, and %
Daily Intake Guide.
of Research, Science and Technology (FRST)
||Check here for R & D funding options,
and a wide range of technical resources.
||News feed and some of the articles
from the Food Technology in NZ magazine for
the NZ food industry.
||This free site maintains a larger
food database than the USDA, includes information on
fast foods and food additives, and provides some useful
tools for analysing your diet.
for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (US FDA)
||US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) -
all aspects of the FDA's activities in food and nutrition.
Looking for facts on food
toxins · Site for the
Bad Bug Book
||Source of the FDA publication Bacteriological
Analytical Manual (BAM) with comprehensive microbiological
methods for most foodborne micro-organisms
National Honey Board
||Food Science and Technology of honey.
Covers composition, physical properties, microbiology,
and applications of honey
||An in-depth overview article on the
Glycemic Index: "Contradictions and Challenges" and
other useful articles.
Resource", Oregon State University (USA)
||Long acknowledged as one of the best
collections of food technology information, hosted
by Oregon State University, USA.
Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
||Wide range of food science and technology
and allergens information published by the USA-based
Institute of Food Technologists.
Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST)
||UK based good resource especially
the Hot Topics information on issues such as trans-fatty
acids, salt, dietary fibre.
Food and Nutrition Information Centre
||Search for the composition information
of 6000 food products and provides complete nutritional
tables including vitamins, minerals, amino acids, etc.
Also tables on nutrient losses due to cooking, frying,
||"The most comprehensive source for
olive oil information and products". Includes newsletter,
supplies, presses, books, nutrition and recipes. Californian
||Check "Sites directly involved
in fats and lipids" for an excellent set of lipid
||Resource on ingredients, food additives
||Resource on ingredients, also has
some ingredient overview articles from the World
of Food Ingredients magazine.