Welcome to High-Value Nutrition
High-Value Nutrition is the New Zealand National Science Challenge with the mission to grow the science excellence and knowledge New Zealand needs to create and deliver food to the world that people choose to stay healthy and well.
A Systems Nutrition approach
The Challenge brings together multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional teams with a systems-level view on the networks in the human body, our environment and society. The research is the basis for the development and delivery of validated high-value foods for health and well-being Learn more about our science.
Prof Sally Poppitt and Board member Paul Morgan on the Challenge
Our Vision Mātauranga strategy guides research investment to align with mātauranga/ knowledge and supports Māori innovation and opportunities to develop and deliver high-value foods for health and wellbeing. Read more…
Updates and events
If you have a great idea or special expertise that you think would help High-Value Nutrition’s science teams meet their targets for the next five years (2019-2024) of the Challenge’s mission, then this is a gentle reminder that the deadline for the initial...
The latest Scanning the Horizon report from High-Value Nutrition examines the patent landscape for potential foods in Infant Health, a key Challenge research theme. The report says there has been a massive explosion in the patent landscape for gut microbiome...