|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
|Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI)
|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
|The Allergen Bureau organisation provides useful information on allergens and has good links to other relevant resources. Provides useful tools for allergen management in industry and consistency in labelling. Guidelines in FIGMAL 2021 update for the new PEAL (Plain English Allergen Labelling) legal changes.
Food and Grocery Council (AFGC)
|Useful resource: Allergen Management Resources: Summary of Guidance Documents.
Zealand Food and Grocery Council (FGC)
|New Zealand food industry procedures
for product recalls and withdrawals.
|Check here for R & D funding options.
|New Zealand Food
|News feed and some of the articles
from the New Zealand Food Technology News magazine for
the NZ food industry.
|Offer a wide range of packaging development technical expertise and advice.
| Packaging technologist for packaging advice, eco-friendly material selection, process improvements and more.
|John Barker Law
|Strategic legal and policy advice for the food and beverage sector.
|Agri-Food regulatory expertise for international market access.
|Consultancy on Dairy Export.
|For advice on Dietary Supplements & Natural Health Products.
|Marketing & Strategy Consultant to the health, wellness and nutrition sector. Contact email@example.com.
|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.
|US Food & Drug Administration (US FDA)
|All aspects of the FDA's activities in food and nutrition.
Looking for facts on food
toxins · Site for the
Bad Bug Book and the Bacteriological Analytical Manual
|European Hygienic Engineering Design Group (EHEDG)
|EHEDG enables safe food production by providing guidance as an authority on hygienic engineering and design.
|An international collection of food information. Food-Info.net is an initiative of Wageningen University, The Netherlands, info in several languages
National Honey Board
|Food Science and Technology of honey.
Covers composition, physical properties, microbiology,
and applications of honey
|A library of information about wheat foods and a very useful "Resources" tab.
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
|New Food Data Central now includes the last SR28 database with the composition information of 6000 food products and provides complete nutritional tables including vitamins, minerals, amino acids, etc. Also "USDA Table of Nutrient Retention Factors" on nutrient losses due to cooking, frying, baking including how much alcohol is removed on "flaming" (still 75% retained) and cooking (40% left after 15 minutes to 5% left after 2.5hr cooking).
|The Olive Oil Source
|"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.
|Bioequitas (Samantha Gray)
|Expertise in Dietary Supplements and natural health products for NZ and export markets.