NZ’s top Young Bread Baker announced
An Auckland plant bread baker has won the 2017 Young Bread Baker of the Year Competition.Matthew Chin of Quality Bakers Auckland receives a $10 000 research grant. Fascinated by the science and theory behind baking, Matt says he plans to use the grant to travel overseas and visit larger plant bakeries and ingredients manufacturers.Read More >
Technology Transfer Seminars
The Baking Industry Research Trust recently held Technology Transfer Seminars in Auckland and Christchurch. Invited Speakers presented on a range of industry related topics and there was an emphasis by all presenters on the need for continued research, collaboration and information sharingRead More >
Baking Industry Research Trust
BIRT is all about baking. BIRT brings you up-to-date news and information about activities and research happening within the New Zealand baking industry. BIRT is the New Zealand Baking Industry Research Trust. Baking is fun, rewarding, and exciting, and BIRT is happy to be able to share this with you.Read More >
Folic Acid Fortification of Bread
New Zealand Association of Bakers Code of Practice for Voluntary Folic Acid Fortification of Bread and the list of Folic Acid Fortified Breads available.Read More >
Nutritional Properties of Bread
Read about the importance of bread as a part of your everyday eating plan. Bread supplies important nutrients required by the body, such as, carbohydrates, fibre, vitamins and minerals.Read More >
Science & Technology Fairs 2017
Each year the Baking Industry Research Trust sponsors the Baking prize at Science & Technology Fairs throughout New Zealand for the project which involves the best use of flour and bakery products. Click the link to view the 2017 winners of the baking prizeRead More >
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