Modern Technologies and Food Purchasing: Guest Post by Dr. Mike Boland

A Brief History of Modern Food Purchasing 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. Items could also be pre-ordered by phone and either collected from the store […]

New consumer and sensory science facility on the way

Massey University’s Manawatū 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 […]

Manawatu Represented in the New Zealand Food Awards Finalists

Manawatu has shown it’s not only the heart of food science but is also the home of some nifty food companies. Three companies from the region across three award categories have been named as finalists in the New Zealand Food Awards. The Whole Mix Co. – Finalists in the Massey University Health and Well-being category and […]