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Food Safety Programmes

Allergen Management

Quality Systems Documentation

New Product Development

Ingredient Labelling

Nutrition Information Panel - NIP

Packaging Solutions

Food Manufacturing

Process Improvement


David Bayliss
Food Technology Consultant

David is the principal of Foodtech Applications Ltd. His experience is based on over 30 years of applying food technology and management skills across a broad cross-section of food industry companies.

Areas of expertise include mentoring and hands-on product and process development (also labelling and compliance) and enhancing food safety & quality through development of food safety plans and problem solving.

Services offered

Food Safety & Quality

Food safety and quality of your food products can be enhanced by:

· Development of Food Safety Plans (including HACCP studies)
· Allergen assessment and control (including VITAL)
· Factory and supplier auditing
· Quality System documentation including design of check sheets, process flow diagrams, work instructions and procedures
· Shelf life assessments and improvements

Product Development

Mentoring and/or hands-on assistance for developing and marketing your new products including:

· Product recipe development and/or improvement
· Process and packaging development
· Costing, budgeting and procurement
· Labelling advice (including ingredient lists, nutrition information panels and claims)

Technical Support

Broad application of technical skills necessary for normal operation of a food processing or importing company, but specialising in:

· Product and process problem solving
· Documentation of recipes, procedures and specifications
· Ingredient, nutrition, allergen and claims labelling requirements to meet Australasian regulations
· Product and process re-design for cost saving, safety or sensory reasons.

Qualifications & Experience

· Bachelor of Technology (Food Technology), Massey University
· Bachelor of Business Studies (Management), Massey University
· Professional Member, NZ Institute of Food Science and Technology (MNZIFST)
· Training courses in Product Development, Project Management, Food Safety and Quality Assurance.

Extensive experience in the NZ food industry; in areas of Food Safety, HACCP, Product Development, Labelling, Regulatory Affairs:

Food Technology Consultant since 2010 to food industry clients in New Zealand and overseas as Technical Director, Foodtech Applications Ltd.

Extensive experience since 1983 in wide range of food technology based roles:

· 6 years hands-on and supervision of product development with Tip Top Ice Cream Co. Ltd.
· 3 years in quality management with Wattie Frozen Foods Ltd.
· 10 years in product development and quality management role with Cadbury Confectionery Ltd.
· 6 years in technical management role with Sealord NZ Marketing Ltd.

Professional involvement:
· Professional Member of NZIFST
· Past Chairman of Quality Assurance Division of NZIFST
· Assisted publication of NZIFST's first GMP handbook.

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David Bayliss

David Bayliss, MNZIFST
Technical Director, Foodtech Applications Ltd

Location: Auckland, New Zealand

P.O. Box 24222
Royal Oak
Auckland 1345

Mobile: 0221 065 075

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