Carlinda Roberts

About Carlinda

Food Technologist

Carlinda is a Massey University Food Technology graduate.

Her career started in Product Development and she understands the technical, regulatory and marketing  requirements of a commercially successful product. 

Carlinda can assist your business with 

  • Food Safety Training :
    • Online 24/7 (One off and subscription)
    • Tutor led
  • Food Control Plan development – Custom and Template
  • Labelling Services.



Training starts with I’M ALERT – an online -24/7 – standalone course  suitable for new staff. Training continues with the  Basic Food Hygiene Certificate Training, which can be done online or with Carlinda in a day course.

Food Control Plans (FCP)

One hour of Carlinda’s  time can help you clarify which MPI  National Program 1,2 or 3 , or  Template  or Custom FCP   is most appropriate for your business.


Carlinda is an MPI registered Food Labelling Consultant. She can make a fully compliant label from your own recipe – Start with a simple Nutrition Information Panel (NIP

More on Training

I’M ALERT is a Council approved  Interactive, Modular, Awarnemess, Learning, Educational Resource Tool that automatically produces a certificate at the end of training. 

I’M ALERT was developed by Australian Food Safety Officers and meets FSANZ Code requirements. It is suitable for all food workers. 

The Council Approved Basic Food Hygiene  covers additional  New Zealand legislation (Food Act 2014 , Food Regulations 2015 and provides more information on how to manage allergens

Food Technologist


Angela –  iCook Ltd

I would like to thank Carlinda for her no nonsense approach, she has a wealth of knowledge in all areas of food production, safety and labelling.

We utilise her skill base on a ongoing basis for specialty advice when doing R&D 

 Jakob Bouwman – Safari Biltong

Carlinda developed my Custom Food Control Plan and has in depth knowledge of industry standards.  Her advice on microbiology and Water Activity and other tests allowed rapid validation of our process and saved us thousands of dollars.  Carlinda was readily available and explained things so I could understand the requirements.

Chris Wylie – Tavulomo Coconut Processing

I enjoyed  Carlinda’s Food Safety Class in 2015 and  learnt a lot. Carlinda now does all our labels, and keeps me on the straight and narrow when it comes to Food Processing resulting in excellent microbiology results. She helps with Product Development, shelf life studies and tasting. She is professional and easy to deal with.

Let’s Work Together!

For any help needed on your Food Product – from business setup, labelling and Product Development – just call Carlinda your Food Technologist!