Congratulations to our High-Value Nutrition Science Challenge partners who have received awards and recognition this year for their outstanding mahi, research, innovations and high-value nutrition products.

Hi-Tech Awards 2022


Hi-Tech Kamupene Māori o te Tau – Māori Company of the Year


  • Most Innovative Deep Tech Solution
  • Most Innovative Hi-Tech Creative Technology Solution
  • Most Innovative Hi-Tech Hardware Product

KiwiNet Awards 2022

Alimetry – Breakthrough Project Award 

Māori Businesswomen’s Award 2022

Reni Wereta-Gargiulo, KiwiKai Nelson: Māori Businesswoman of the Year 

New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards 2022

Lot Eight – Reserve Best in Show

Noble Estate – Best Flavoured Oil 

NutraIngredients Asia Awards 2022

Ārepa – Product of the Year: Botanical

Anagenix Ltd – Ingredient of the Year: Prebiotic

Calocurb – Ingredient of the Year: Weight Management 

NutraIngredients USA Awards 2022

Anagenix Ltd – Prebiotic Ingredient of the Year 

NZ Diversity Awards 2022

Pūhoro STEMM Academy

  • NZ Diversity Supreme Award
  • Ngā Āhuatanga o te Tiriti Award

Primary Industries New Zealand Awards 2022

Musseling Up research team – Science and Research Award (Finalist) 

WE Empower UN SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) Challenge 2022

Chloe and Florence Van Dyke, Chia Sisters 

World Dairy Innovation Awards 2022

Pāmu™ – Best Dairy Ingredient