Food Experience and Sensory Testing (FEAST) offering hands on courses in XLSTAT run by Qi Statistics and hosted by FoodHQ partner Massey University. FEAST is coordinating the delivery of the courses by Anne Hasted of Qi Statistics who began her career as an academic statistician at Reading University….
The 1950s saw a disruptive change in the way we purchase our food: until then, we relied on small local grocery stores, butchers and greengrocers, where the grocer or butcher fetched food items on request…
It is a tribute to the collaborative work by all partners that Food HQ has benefited from a $100,000 grant from the Provincial Growth Fund to investigate developments that could provide exciting prospects for the region.
The Apple Press® from Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand is on a mission to make the world’s best apple juice, from what are quite possibly the world’s best apples – this is apple juice like you’ve never tasted before.
Massey University’s Manawatu campus will soon have a state-of-the-art consumer and sensory science facility, to help determine what drives people in their food choice behaviour. The $2.2 million facility for the Food Experience and Sensory Testing Laboratory, funded by Massey, will sit on the site of the old Ecology Building, alongside the Food Pilot and upcoming Food Science Facility.
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) predicts that nearly 10 billion people will live on this planet by 2050, and recent studies are showing that we will need to produce 70 percent more food to keep up with the population growth.