Staff Profile

Carl Massarotto
Business Manager
Food Innovation

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Carl Massarotto


BTech, Food Technology, Massey University, New Zealand


Support science research by working with project leaders and industry partners to develop, secure and deliver R&D projects.


2008-2011 Team Leader, Plant & Food Research, New Zealand
2006-2008 Food Technologist, Crop & Food Research, New Zealand
2004-2006 R&D Food Technologist, McCain Foods, New Zealand
2001-2003 Technical Officer, McCain Foods, New Zealand
2000-2001 Technical Officer, Heinz-Watties, New Zealand
2000 Research Assistant, Massey University, New Zealand
1999-2000 Food Technologist, Galiko Food Processors, Australia

Professional Memberships

Member, New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology

Key Publications

Sun-Waterhouse D, Teoh A, Massarotto C, Wibisono R, Wadhwa S (2010). Comparative analysis of fruit-based functional snack bars. Food Chemistry 119: 1369–1379.
Massarotto C, Redman C, Eady S, Motoi L, McNamara S, MacKenzie R (2009). Creating a high-value functional rice bran oil margarine with cholesterol-lowering ability using a low-value waste stream. IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo “Nutraceutical and Functional Foods Division”. Anaheim, California.
Massarotto C. (2007)  How will research change future food products?.  New Zealand Food Technology  42 (8) : 36.