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The Knowledge is the Challenge resource hub to support the high-value foods sector, whether in research or industry. The Knowledge is the place to find the Scanning the Horizon reports and other Challenge commissioned research on market intelligence, regulatory regimes and patent landscapes

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. Read our HVN newsletters.

Introducing the High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge

Vision Mātauranga

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

Tranche 1 Summary 2014-2019

Tranche 1 Summary 2014-2019

High-Value Nutrition is set up to deliver a commercial result through science excellence. We assist the development of an ecosystem on the back of our scientific knowledge that builds a reputation for New Zealand as a source of food that delivers proven nutritional...

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In praise of the mussel and foods from the shoreline…and the Cawthron Institute – a powerhouse of New Zealand science and innovation

In praise of the mussel and foods from the shoreline…and the Cawthron Institute – a powerhouse of New Zealand science and innovation

By Richard Mithen, High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge Chief Scientist One of the great privileges of my job as Chief Scientist of HVN is having the opportunity to visit the many centres of science excellence in New Zealand. It was a particular pleasure...

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