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The Health Benefits Of New Zealand Cherries To Be Assessed In New Study

Thursday, 5 May 2022, 10:12 am | High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge

An eight-month project to explore the bioactive properties of Aotearoa cherries to better understand their potential health benefits has attracted research funding and is now underway. High-Value Nutrition Ko Ngā Kai Whai Painga National Science ... More >>

New Study To Examine Effects Of Goat Milk Powder Consumption On Nutritional Value And Digestive Comfort In Older Adult

Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 9:52 am | High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge

A grant of $1,410,978 has been awarded by the High-Value Nutrition (HVN) Ko Ngā Kai Whai Painga National Science Challenge to the Riddet Institute at Massey University. Warren McNabb, Professor of Nutritional Sciences at the Riddet Institute, in conjunction ... More >>

AgriSea NZ Extending Range Into Highly Functional Nutritious Beverages

Monday, 13 December 2021, 2:25 pm | High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge

Seaweed (Rimurimu) is a highly nutritious food, rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and bioactives that can provide functional health properties for many people. The High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge has awarded $48,000 to AgriSea ... More >>

Innovative Nutrient Analysis Of New Zealand Grown Peanuts To Provide Marketing Opportunities For Pic’s Products

Monday, 6 December 2021, 11:13 am | High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge

The High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge has invested $45,460 into an innovative project to determine what nutrient composition and health claims for peanut butter made from New Zealand grown peanuts can be made. Pic’s Peanut Butter (Pic’s), ... More >>

Ongoing High Demand For New Zealand Healthy Foods In China Despite COVID-19 Disruptions

Thursday, 7 October 2021, 11:49 am | High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge

Daigou, a Chinese term meaning ‘buying on behalf’, refers to a special trading practice of Chinese expatriates (‘expats’) purchasing products from overseas and shipping them back to consumers in China. These Chinese expats, usually consisting ... More >>

Have A Good Night’s Sleep With Aotearoa New Zealand Green Kiwifruit

Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 1:03 pm | High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge

A study examining the effects of green kiwifruit on sleep quality and the sleep-wake cycle in healthy males has been awarded funding of $31,800 over 12 months by the High-Value Nutrition (HVN) Ko Ngā Kai Whai Painga National Science Challenge. Kiwifruit ... More >>

Increasing The Value Of NZ Macadamia Nuts Through Nutrition And Health Claims

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 2:23 pm | High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge

The High-Value Nutrition (HVN) National Science Challenge recently funded a project to add to the sales value of New Zealand-grown macadamia nut products. Currently, available nutritional information for macadamias applies mainly to overseas varieties. ... More >>

Damson Plums To Be Assessed For Bioactive Compounds With Potential Health Benefits

Monday, 14 June 2021, 11:36 am | High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge

A development grant for $50,000 has been awarded by the High-Value Nutrition Ko Ngā Kai Whai Painga National Science Challenge to Foot Steps Limited in Karamu, Hastings. The grant will support a six-month project to explore the bioactive compounds ... More >>

Ground-breaking Study To Investigate The Impact Of Pāmu Deer Milk On Nutritional Status In Older Adults

Tuesday, 8 June 2021, 1:23 pm | High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge

A new clinical trial aims to provide scientific evidence of the role of Pāmu deer milk in supporting a healthy lifestyle and improving the general nutrition in a community-dwelling older population over the age of 65. Funded by the High-Value Nutrition (HVN) Ko ... More >>

Can A New Zealand-made Fruit Drink Help Repair Lung Damage?

Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 11:44 am | High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge

Plant & Food Research have received $651,553 over 2.5 years for new research investigating whether BerriQi® - a Boysenberry and apple product from Anagenix Ltd - can repair damage to lungs caused by air pollution, a significant threat to human ... More >>

Impact Of Consuming NZ Greenshell™ Mussels In Combatting Early Stages Of Osteoarthritis

Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 10:46 am | High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge

The High-Value Nutrition (HVN) National Science Challenge is continuing its partnership with Sanford through the funding of a third research project into the benefits of Greenshell™ mussels (GSM). This latest project led by Professor Marlena Kruger ... More >>

New Anti-pollution Smart Drink To Combat Air Pollution & Improve Performance In Athletes

Thursday, 23 April 2020, 4:12 pm | High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge

Dr Andrea Braakhuis from the University of Auckland has received $122,160.00 of funding from the High-Value Nutrition (HVN) National Science Challenge and industry partner Ārepa for a 24 month project, which will develop and test a new anti-pollution ... More >>

Innovative Product Using Seaweed Waste And Greenshell Mussels To Be Developed For Anti-inflammatory Effects

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 11:02 am | High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge

12 February 2020 The GreenshellTM mussel (GSM) Perna canaliculus is an iconic New Zealand seafood product that is highly valued by consumers in New Zealand and overseas for its unique flavour and visual appeal, and increasingly for its anti-inflammatory ... More >>

Research to study the health benefits of Greenshell™ mussels

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 2:51 pm | High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge

Dr Matt Miller from the Cawthron Institute has received an investment of $1,000,000 from the High-Value Nutrition (HVN) National Science Challenge and industry partners for a second programme of research to investigate the anti-inflammatory properties ... More >>

$1.1M to be invested into Māori-led research

Friday, 13 September 2019, 11:06 am | High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge

This investment by the High-Value Nutrition (HVN) National Science Challenge and industry partners will seek to establish two new highly functional natural foods - Karengo (a type of edible seaweed) and Mamaku (tree fern). The HVN Challenge is ... More >>

$3.5M new investment for consumer and food science research

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 2:22 pm | High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge

The High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge has today announced a $3.5m million research investment funding for two Research Programmes, which are in addition to the four programmes previously announced in June. The new programmes will foster ... More >>

New technique to test NZ foods that promote healthy bacteria

Monday, 1 October 2018, 11:47 am | High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge

At birth a baby’s digestive system is pristine and waiting to be rapidly colonised by millions of bacteria (microbiome). We know the health of a baby is linked to the health of its microbiome. More >>

$1 million research partnership with Māori business cluster

Monday, 8 January 2018, 12:48 pm | High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge

High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge has partnered with Nuku ki te Puku, a cluster of Māori-owned food and beverage businesses, in a $1m project to prototype how Māori businesses and some of the country’s top researchers can share science ... More >>

$20bn high-value food sector conference

Monday, 25 September 2017, 10:11 am | High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge

More than 200 of the country’s leading researchers and business people will gather in Auckland this week (25 &26 Sept) for the High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge annual conference 2017, Nutritional Science Fuelling Innovation. More >>

High-Value Nutrition researchers tackle global health issues

Monday, 25 September 2017, 10:09 am | High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge

The country’s top scientists are taking on two major global health issues: the tsunami of diabetes in Asia and how the right nutrition can boost immunity to the flu in research supported by the High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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