The New Zealand Food Awards is an annual programme of activity co-ordinated from within the Corporate Events team at Massey University. The team, small on numbers but big on passion and ideas, tap into the resources and support available in the wider University community, our judges, sponsors, and the New Zealand Food Awards Governance Board.

Contact the team on 06 951 9462 or


We work with partners whose business and philosophy aligns with The Awards, and supports us in our quest to help all entrants find the resources they need to continue developing product innovation at the forefront of New Zealand’s food and beverage industry.


We are proud to be represented by judges with their own brands of relevant technical, culinary, scientific, and commercial expertise from a cross-section of the industry.

Governance Board

Our Governance Board, made up of key senior stakeholders with a wealth of food industry and corporate experience, exist to provide accountability and direction to the team managing The Awards.


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