Welcome to High-Value Nutrition Ko Ngā Kai Whai Painga National Science Challenge
High-Value Nutrition Ko Ngā Kai Whai Painga is a New Zealand National Science Challenge.
Our mission is to grow the science excellence and knowledge New Zealand needs to produce and deliver food and nutrition to the world to help people stay healthy and well.
News and events
An eight-month project to explore the potential health benefits of Aotearoa cherries has attracted funding from HVN and is now underway.
HVN ‘Scanning the horizons’ free webinar series: patent insights, regulatory and market trends, 2022
Join HVN and the Riddet Institute for a series of free online seminars on the science of food and high-value market trends in food products.
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.
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…