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2018 Winning Teams

2018 NZIFST CREST Challenge winners

 

Congratulations to all of the students and teachers who completed the 2018 NZIFST CREST Student Product Development Challenge.

The judges, all NZIFST members, were impressed by the students’ efforts and standard of work and have announced the following winners:

Auckland/Waikato

First

School: Waikato Diocesan School for Girls: Symbio Probiotic
Teacher: Katie Edmondson
Students: Jaime Brough, Shannen Johnson, Armani Martin
Mentors: Yi-Chern Lee (Fonterra)
Sponsor: Fonterra Brands
Project Brief: Develop a frozen yoghurt probiotic which is thick and creamy, in a range of flavours and which has a 4+ health star rating
Team Poster: Waikato-Dio-Symbio-Probiotic-Poster.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

Waikato Dio + mentor

Team Symbio Probiotic with teacher and mentor

 

Second

School:

Carmel College: Heart of the Mediterranean

Teacher:

Sandy Goonan

Students:

Josie Aiello, Lara Evans, Frances Gilvray, Georgia Mehrtens

Mentor:

Maddi Brown (Tip Top)

Sponsor:

Invita NZ

Project Brief:

Develop an ice cream which will appeal to Millennials/Gen Z and include the following attributes:only natural colours and flavours, no palm oil, fresh milk and cream, and egg free while complying with the NZ legal definition of ice cream. 

Team Poster:

Carmel-College-Heart-of-the-Mediterranean-Poster.pdf

Carmel Heart + Maddi

Team Heart of the Mediterranean with teacher and mentor

 

Third

School:

Rototuna Senior High: Feijoa Frenzy

Teacher:

Jenny Mangan

Students:

Liam Anderson, Gaith Laith

Mentors:

Amaana Pilli and Alina Rajan (The University of Waikato), Chathurika Samarakoon Wintech), Zealong Tea Estate

Sponsor:

Plant and Food Research

Project Brief:

To produce a packaged, healthy mocktail that includes oolong tea.

Team Poster:

Rototuna-High-Feijoa-Frenzy-Poster.pdf

Rototuna 1

Team Feijoa Frenzy with teacher and mentor

 

Lower North Island/Upper South Island

First Equal

School:

Nelson Girls :The Herd

Teacher:

Jo Beggs

Students:

Meg Cook, Ella Reardon, Samantha Waite, Nikki Wynen

Mentor:

Kristy Giles (Appleby Farms)

Sponsor:

Goodman FielderAppleby Farms

Project Brief:

Create a protein-dense, low sugar dairy product that contains skim milk, which can help aid recovery post sport or for anyone wanting a high-protein snack to consume.

Team Poster:

Nelson-Girls-The-Herd-Poster.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nelson Girls 1

Team The Herd with teacher and mentor

 

First Equal

School:

Wellington High School: Reme Reka

Teacher:

Natalie Randall and Bob Naylor

Students:

Mollie Hobley, Ashleigh Iwikau

Mentors:

Hillary Tuason and Angela Yang(MPI)

Sponsor:

Beef + Lamb NZ

Project Brief:

Develop a novel food product or ingredient for an export market, aimed at families with school age children. This product to contain a major ingredient from New Zealand’s primary industry and showcase the New Zealand brand. The product could be from any of these primary production sectors- red meat, poultry, honey or seafood.

Team Poster:

Wellington-High-Reme-Reka-Poster.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wellington High 3

Team Reme Reka with teachers and mentors