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2014 NZIFST CREST Challenge Teams

Ranging from honey- nut bars to Japanese style meat pies, the 2014 teams have developed some technically complex and exotically flavoured products.

Congratulations to the 93 secondary students and their teachers who participated in the 2015 Student Product Development CREST Challenge!

Upper North Island 

Winning Team

School:

Carmel College - Under the Big Top

Teacher:

Sandy Goonan

Students:

Harriet Clarke, Emily Hudson, Hannah Mallon, Neha Menezes, 

Mentor:

Steffen Friedrich (Kiwi  Ice Cream)

Sponsor:

Asure Quality

Project Brief:

To develop and produce a convenient and innovative outcome that has the potential to be produced by Much Moore Ice Cream Co

Team Poster:

Carmel College UNDER THE BIG TOP

   2014 Carmel College

 

Runners Up

School:

Botany Downs Secondary College - Nature Bites

Teacher:

Angie Thomson

Students:

Keira Govender, Kathlynn Lee

Mentor:

Katie Hatton (Bluebird Foods)

Sponsor:

Invita

Project Brief:

To develop a new 'Muesli Bar Range' for Bluebird Foods that targets females aged 50+ years who would like a nutritious yet tasty snack.

Team Poster:

BDSC NATURE BITES

 

School:

Botany Downs Secondary College - No Meatza Pizza Jerky

Teacher:

Angie Thomson

Students:

Emma Bloem, Kerryn Higham, Charne Jordaan, Drew Smyth

Mentor:

Abigayl Ayo (Kerry NZ ltd), Liquan Wang (Jack Links)

Sponsor:

Jack Links

Project Brief:

To develop a new 'Muesli Bar Range' for Bluebird Foods that targets females aged 50+ years who would like a nutritious yet tasty snack.

Team Poster:

BDSC NO MEATZA PIZZA JERKY

 

School:

Carmel College - Double or Muffin

Teacher:

Sandy Goonan

Students:

Emily Abbot,  Bridget Dunne,  Sarah Mooney, Samantha Sheldrake

Mentor:

Julie Ilagan & Aaron Salazar (Sherratt Ingredients)

Sponsor:

AsureQuality

Project Brief:

To develop and produce a convenient and innovative outcome that has the potential to be produced by Much Moore Ice Cream Co.

Team Poster:

Carmel College DOUBLE OR MUFFIN

 

School:

Carmel College – Morning Yo Go

Teacher:

Sandy Goonan

Students:

Giselle Govender, Sharon Ng, Navdha Raniga, Georgia Wannan

Mentor:

Steffen Friedrich (Much Moore)

Sponsor:

Tatua Dairy

Project Brief:

To develop and produce a convenient and innovative outcome that has the potential to be produced by Much Moore Ice.

Team Poster:

Carmel College MORNING YO GO

 

School:

Carmel College - Team Hi Fi

Teacher:

Sandy Goonan

Students:

Cathryn Obnial, Alyka Yac, Kristy-Ann Jeddo

Mentor:

Julie Ilagan & Aaron Salazar (Sherratt Ingredients)

Sponsor:

Sherratt Ingredients

Project Brief:

To develop a novel crème muffin mix with high vegetable fibre and low fat or sugar content..

Team Poster:

Carmel College HI-FI

  

School:

Diocesan School For Girls - Lusso

Teacher:

Ritu Sehji

Students:

Kate Perry,  Sargari Anthony , Hannah Pettergell

Mentor:

Sarah Beaton (Hawkins Watts)

Sponsor:

Hawkins Watts

Project Brief:

To develop a flavoured Panna Cotta with a gluten free and dairy free claim.

Team Poster:

Diocesan LUSSO

 

School:

Diocesan School For Girls - Roar

Teacher:

Ritu Sehji

Students:

Tayla Payne, Jade Regan, Emilee Wright, Sabrina Leung

Mentor:

Sarah Beaton (Hawkins Watts)

Sponsor:

Hawkins Watts

Project Brief:

To produce a healthy snack bar suitable for lunch boxes and act as a pre/post activity snack.

Team Poster:

Diocesan ROAR

 

School:

Epsom Girls - A Date with Custard

Teacher:

Mayada Ghanim

Students:

Susie Kwon, Michelle Schneideman ,Jessica Gracie, Kizzie Amoore

Mentor:

Esraa El Shall (Tip Top Ice-cream)

Sponsor:

DIANZ

Project Brief:

To develop a custard with a caramel bottom in the style of the Japanese Purin.

Team Poster:

Epsom Girls A DATE WITH CUSTARD.

 

School:

Long Bay College – Team Teriyaki

Teacher:

Belinda Devlin

Students:

Hyemi Park, Emerlyn Chew

Mentor:

Eddie Grooten (Dad’s Pies)

Sponsor:

GS Hall

Project Brief:

To develop a profitable pie that is tasty and healthy that can be exported to the Asian market.

Team Poster:

Long Bay College TEAM TERIYAKI

 

School:

Rosehill College - Blueberry Bites

Teacher:

Anshu Sharma

Students:

Jacob  Angus, Natalia Roberts, Shanya Chand

Mentor:

Shelly Banham & Tessa Teitjen (Griffins)

Sponsor:

Eurofins

Project Brief:

Develop a biscuit with an enhanced nutritional benefit ( lower in fats, sugars and calories).

Team Poster:

Rosehill BLUEBERRY BITE

 

School:

Rosehill College - Chill Out Bickies

Teacher:

Anshu Sharma

Students:

Amy Shorrock, Katie Van Lierop, Tate McCutchan

Mentor:

Shelly Banham & Tessa Teitjen (Griffins)

Sponsor:

NZ Sugar

Project Brief:

Develop a frozen to freshly baked Griffins cookie dough or par baked cookie that is frozen for customers to bake at home. The aim is to enhance convenience in reference to time, money and efficiency.

Team Poster:

Rosehill CHILL OUT BICKIES

 

School:

Sancta Maria College - Team Angels

Teacher:

Pru Rehu

Students:

Iris Chan, Michelle Coutts, Annaeliss Dutmer

Mentor:

Amie Dunn (Fisher  and  Paykel)

Sponsor:

imake

Project Brief:

To develop a soft cheese product and use it to create a new innovative and creative cheesecake.

Team Poster:

Sancta Maria TEAM ANGELS

 

School:

Te Kura Maori o Nga Tapuwae - Bee-NUT Bar

Teacher:

Blanche D’Cunha

Students:

Amohia Afeaki , Chance Warbrick , Kuramahaurangi Kotlowski, Poutoa Papali'i

Mentor:

Hayden Pohio (Boosta Products)

Sponsor:

Plant and Food

Project Brief:

To develop a bar to cater for needs of teenagers involved in physical activities/sport to provide them with energy. The bar should be moist and differ from other energy bars.

Team Poster:


Te Kura Nga Tapuwae BEE- NUT BAR

 

School:

Westlake Girls – SARA Ice Cream

Teacher:

Catherine Taylor

Students:

Simona Frisone, Alexandra Gamet, Robyn Knowles, Aarushi Botadra

Mentor:

Julie Ilagan, Aaron Salazar (Sherratt Ingredients)

Sponsor:

DIANZ

Project Brief:

To create an ice cream product.

Team Poster:

Westlake Girls SARA Poster

 

School:

Westlake Girls’ High School- GoGo Gozleme

Teacher:

Elizabeth Beaumont

Students:

Annie Yang , Kathryn Rose, Michaela Seto, Shannon Ollerenshaw

Mentor:

Fiona Greig (Beef and Lamb NZ)

Sponsor:

ANZCO Foods

Project Brief:

Develop a convenient breakfast using beef or lamb.

Team Poster:

Westlake Girls GoGo GOZLEME

 

Central North Island 

Winning Team

 

School:

Papamoa College - Pot of Gold

Teacher:

Carolyn Norquay

Students:

Kathryn Bennett, Anneke Dixon, Mansha Kalia

Mentor:

Mollie Fitzgibbon, Owen Fisher (Florentines)

Sponsor:

Taura Natural Ingredients

Project Brief:

To develop a new freeze-thaw stable cake or cheesecake with an exciting aspect as a new food product development for Florentines.

Team Poster:

Papamoa College POT OF GOLD

 

 2014 Papamoa College

 

School:

Aquinas - Tropical Vinaigrette

Teacher:

Jan Nicholson

Students:

Ashleigh Briscoe, Monique Holden, Chanelle Lowrie

Mentor:

Maggie Ashton (Bakels Edible Oils)

Sponsor:

Hawkins Watts

Project Brief:

To design and create a healthy salad dressing using avocado oil.

Team Poster:

Aquinas TROPICAL VINAIGRETTE

 

School:

Aquinas - Avoceel: Greek Mayonnaise

Teacher:

Jan Nicholson

Students:

Lauren Watts, Emma Karl, Chrissy Yang, Ella James

Mentor:

Maggie Ashton (Bakels Edible Oils)

Sponsor:

NZIC Oils & Fats

Project Brief:

To design and create a salad dressing using avocado oil which must be healthy.

Team Poster:

Aquinas AVOCEEL GREEK MAYONAISE

 

School:

Papamoa College - Cheese Cake Favourites

Teacher:

Carolyn Norquay

Students:

Lucy ArcherPratt , Matt Parker

Mentor:

Mollie Fitzgibbon, Owen Fisher (Florentine’s Patisserie)

Sponsor:

David Munro

Project Brief:

To develop a new, exciting frozen dessert for a target market.

Team Poster:

Papamoa College CHEESECAKE FAVOURITES

 

School:

Papamoa College - CheeseCake Trio

Teacher:

Carolyn Norquay

Students:

Sarah Whatman, Grayson Sharplin, Brittany Carter

Mentor:

Mollie Fitzgibbon, Owen Fisher (Florentine’s Patisserie)

Sponsor:

TauraURC

Project Brief:

To develop a frozen dessert for a special (specific) occasion. Appropriate for a wide range of age groups and to have a special feature.

Team Poster:

Papamoa College CHEESECAKE TRIO

 

School:

Te Awamutu College - Summer Oats

Teacher:

Lynne Rowe, Maree Letford

Students:

Elizabeth Abernethy , Emily Wilkins , Olivia Cole, Rachael Ryan

Mentor:

Rene Jekel (Prolife Foods)

Sponsor:

Prolife Foods

Project Brief:

To develop a different and new flavour for an oat based muesli bar.

Team Poster:

Te Awamutu SUMMER OATS 

 

 

 

Lower North Island and Southland 

Winning Team

 

School:

Napier Girls’ High School- Emergency Eats

Teacher:

Suzy Newman

Students:

Monica Chau, Bethany Collingwood, Bridget Cudby, Annalise Stuart

Mentor:

Paula Campbell (Kaweka Food Co)

Sponsor:

vegetables.co.nz

Project Brief:

Develop a gluten and lactose free, well balanced and healthy "emergency food" which can be consumed cold

Team Poster:

Napier Girls' High School EMERGENCY EATS

 

2014 Napier Girls High School winners

 

School:

Cullinane College - Moovin Meal

Teacher:

Toni Jenkins

Students:

 

Mentor:

Tracey Jaques & Konrad Shaffer (Fonterra Hawera)

Sponsor:

AgResearch

Project Brief:

To develop a healthy milk or whey powder based snack for children/teenagers this is mobile and nutritionally balanced meal/snack that is easy to eat.

Team Poster:

Cullinane MOOVIN MEAL

 

School:

Palmerston North Girls' High School - Chubbles

Teacher:

Heather Meikle; Don Smith

Students:

Amanda Dever-Tod, Libby Young, Raquel Lopez-Lazano, Sian Fendall 

Mentor:

Laura Lobb (Fonterra RDC)

Sponsor:

Fonterra RDC

Project Brief:

Flavoured cheese in snack form.

Team Poster:

PNGHS CHUBBLES

 

School:

Samuel Marsden Collegiate - 4Chocolateers

Teacher:

Gabrielle Gunn

Students:

Addison Haynie ,Madhurima Guthpe, Saskia Knottenbelt, Tessa Dalgety-Evans

Mentor:

Megan Howard (Whittakers)

Sponsors:

NZIFST Nutrition SIG

Project Brief:

To create a low sugar (natural sweetener) chocolate with healthy benefits (i.e. suitable for diabetics)

Team Poster:

Samuel Marsden 4CHOCOLATEERS

 

School:

Southland Girls’ High School - Brain Bites

Teacher:

Cheryle Holsted, Maryclare Wood

Students:

Bailey McColl , Katie Taylor , Mollie Easson , Molly Burfoot 

Mentor:

Gina Gray, Kim Bulling (Quality Foods, Southland)

Sponsor:

Westland Milk Products, Farmers Mill, Amcor

Project Brief:

To design and create a sports cookie for active teenagers.

Team Poster:

Southland Girls BRAIN BITES

 

School:

Wainuiomata College - Blueberry Magic

Teacher:

Jocelyn Reddy, Ishwan Naidu

Students:

Cody Partridge,  Galaxie Samuels, Raj Lal, Savanah Godinet

Mentor:

Malcolm MacDonald (Hansells Masterton)

Sponsor:

Plant & Food Research

Project Brief:

To develop/manufacture a blueberry drink which is free of artificial preservatives to replace energy drinks for teenagers/ adolescents who react to energy drink ingredients.

Team Poster:

Wainuiomata BLUEBERRY MAGIC

 

School:

Wainuiomata College - RoJoLa

Teacher:

Jocelyn Reddy, Ishwan Naidu

Students:

Robyn Olsen, Joanne Dalgety, Larissa Crome

Mentor:

Malcolm MacDonald (Hansells Masterton)

Sponsor:

Hawkins Watts

Project Brief:

Produce a breakfast protein and calcium drink for girls.

Team Poster:

Wainuiomata ROJOLA

 

School:

Wainuiomata College - SAC

Teacher:

Jocelyn Reddy, Ishwan Naidu

Students:

Jordan Rangikauhata, Amber Willliams, Cherish Yee, Chanelle Kohika 

Mentor:

Malcolm MacDonald (Hansells Masterton)

Sponsor:

Hansells Masterton

Project Brief:

Develop an alternative breakfast energy and sports drink.

Team Poster:

Wainuiomata SAC

 

School:

Wainuiomata College - Wake and Shake

Teacher:

Jocelyn Reddy, Ishwan Naidu

Students:

J T Eru, Ngarangi Gideon, Kaydynne Smith

Mentor:

Malcolm MacDonald (Hansells Masterton)

Sponsor:

Sally Hasell

Project Brief:

Develop a quick and easy breakfast energy drink.

Team Poster:

Wainuiomata WAKE AND SHAKE

 

School:

Waitara High - Fill the Gap

Teacher:

Julie Hill

Students:

Jessica Duncan, Dayna Benton, Emma Northcott, Tara Miller

Mentor:

Natasha Birt (Fonterra)

Sponsor:

Fonterra Eltham

Project Brief:

To develop a novel dairy-based dip or spread which appeals to teenagers; to eat with crackers or vegetables which “fill the gap.”

Team Poster:

Waitara High FILL THE GAP

 

School:

Wellington High School - Nature Vibes

Teacher:

Marietjie van Schalkwyk, Natalie Randall

Students:

Mrinali Kumar, Button Te tomo-Brown

Mentor:

Ann Hayman, Claire Chandler, John van den Beuken, Charlotte Treffers

Sponsor:

DIANZ

Project Brief:

Develop a healthy version of a buttercream frosting with “all natural” ingredients.

Team Poster:

Wellington High School NATURE VIBES

 

School:

Wellington High School - Kiwi Custard

Teacher:

Marietjie van Schalkwyk, Natalie Randall

Students:

Daisy Abraham, Ruby Medlicott

Mentor:

Ann Hayman, Claire Chandler, John van den Beuken, Charlotte Treffers

Sponsor:

GoodmanFielder

Project Brief:

Develop an acidified fruit milk custard to be used as a lunch snack for teenagers. To be made with NZ ingredients for an Asian market.

Team Poster:

Wellington High School KIWI CUSTARD

 

School:

Wellington High School - Sulla Inc

Teacher:

Marietjie van Schalkwyk, Natalie Randall

Students:

Kasey Leary, Freya Elkink

Mentor:

Ann Hayman, Claire Chandler, John van den Beuken, Charlotte Treffers

Sponsor:

Hasell Consulting

Project Brief:

Develop a umami and seaweed flavoured noodles made with simple NZ ingredients and suitable for the Asian market.

Team Poster:

Wellington High School SULLA Inc