The Waikato Institute of Technology (WINTEC) runs courses on food hygiene. Other providers are available in various parts of New Zealand. The courses look at issues such as:

Potential causes of contamination of berry crops:

  • Contamination irrigation and spray water
  • Contaminated soil/compost/manure
  • Poor worker hygiene
  • Contact with animal wastes
  • Improper post harvest handling

Students are issued with a WINTEC attendance certificate.

Any queries regarding this course at The Waikato Institute of Technology please contact:

Sue De lacy
Customer Service Representative
Centre for Hospitality
Phone: (07) 834 8850, Fax: (07) 834 8837, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.