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Supercharged Ginseng grown on NZ’s fertile volcanic slopes

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 2:12 pm | Riddet Institute

Ginseng is not a crop you would normally associate with New Zealand. However, crops planted 20 years ago on fertile North Island volcanic land shows it grows very successfully, according to Riddet Institute scientists, based at Massey University,. More >>

National Science Challenge invests $1.7M in Riddet Institute

Tuesday, 30 July 2019, 3:06 pm | Riddet Institute

The High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge has announced a $1.75 million research investment to continue the Science of Food programme through the Riddet Institute. This programme involves the design and manufacture of food products that ... More >>

Leader of World’s Best Agri-Food University Visiting NZ

Monday, 3 December 2018, 12:48 pm | Riddet Institute

The Riddet Institute is proud to host the President of the World’s leading Agri-Food University Professor Louise O. Fresco, who is visiting New Zealand next week. More >>

Leading NZ food scientist elected a Fellow of US Institute

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 10:08 am | Riddet Institute

Leading New Zealand food scientist elected a Fellow of the United States Institute of Food Technologists More >>

New Zealand scientist appointed to global think tank

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 4:03 pm | Riddet Institute

The world's leading science academy body has set up a four-person think tank to report on ways to reduce the number of chronically malnourished people and address the challenge posed by the planet's rapidly growing human population. The Global Food and Nutrition ... More >>

Riddet Institute collaborates with Danone Nutricia

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 4:40 pm | Riddet Institute

Fundamental research on food structures will be carried out as a result of a collaboration between Danone, through its New Zealand subsidiary Nutricia NZ Ltd, and the Riddet Institute, one of New Zealand's government-funded Centres of Research Excellence. More >>

Riddet Institute: Beyond the sugar debate

Sunday, 18 January 2015, 10:22 am | Riddet Institute

Fundamental research, carried out by the Riddet Institute's Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) members Professor Jim Mann and Dr Lisa Te Morenga, has given rise to new knowledge allowing food producers the opportunity to create scientifically-backed, high-value, ... More >>

New generation of nutritional products

Friday, 16 January 2015, 9:34 am | Riddet Institute

The development of a stable delivery system for key health enhancing properties could soon be applied to general foodstuffs thanks to the efforts of a team of scientists from the Riddet Institute. More >>

Research and development relationship about to pay dividends

Friday, 16 January 2015, 9:24 am | Riddet Institute

Goodman Fielder's two and half-year relationship with the Riddet Institute has led to the filing of three patents; one for a baking product with enhanced health properties and the other two for dairy products with improved sensory and health attributes. More >>

NZ scientist attains international pinnacle in his field

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 5:02 pm | Riddet Institute

The Riddet Institute's Principal Investigator, Professor of Food Chemistry Laurie Melton, has been appointed as an editor of the prestigious Elsevier publication, Food Chemistry. More >>

We are no longer what we eat, we are also what we secrete

Friday, 12 December 2014, 11:53 am | Riddet Institute

A Riddet Institute investigative report on food-derived bioactive peptides has gained international recognition that will lead to a paradigm shift in thinking about nutrition, that will help us better prevent ill health and combat disease more effectively. More >>

Agri-food strategy a “Call to Arms”

Thursday, 26 July 2012, 2:45 pm | Riddet Institute

Media Release 26 July 2012 Embargoed until Thursday 26 July 1pm Agri-food strategy a “Call to Arms” An independent report on the future of New Zealand’s agri-food sector is calling for a joint approach from industry and government to drive the ... More >>

Prominent dairy scientist awarded Shorland Medal

Friday, 11 November 2011, 9:46 am | Riddet Institute

Professor Harjinder Singh, co-director of the Riddet Institute, has been awarded the New Zealand Association of Scientists Shorland Medal 2011. The award was announced last night at an awards ceremony in Wellington. More >>

Riddet Institute seals major Korean collaboration

Monday, 4 October 2010, 10:33 am | Riddet Institute

The Riddet Institute, hosted by Massey University, and the Korea Food Research Institute (KFRI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, establishing a collaborative research programme on health promoting food ingredients. More >>

Mega deal for New Zealand science

Thursday, 26 March 2009, 5:18 pm | Riddet Institute

The patented omega-3 emulsion technology developed by the Riddet Institute is to be marketed worldwide through Croda Europe Ltd, a world leader in natural based speciality chemicals and oils. Croda has more than 4,000 employees in 38 countries. More >>

Jim Watson appointed Riddet Institute Chairman

Tuesday, 10 February 2009, 4:29 pm | Riddet Institute

Dr James (Jim) Watson has been appointed Chairman of the Riddet Institute, the country’s newest Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE). More >>

Adjunct professorship for AgResearch scientist

Friday, 19 December 2008, 11:06 am | Riddet Institute

Dr Warren McNabb, Eminent Research Scientist at AgResearch, has been appointed an Adjunct Professor at the Riddet Institute. The appointment, made by the Vice Chancellor of Massey University, Hon. Steve Maharey, is effective immediately. More >>