News and Events

High-Value Nutriton Ko Ngā Kai Whai Painga supports a range of events, conferences and workshops to grow the high-value foods eco-system. Stay in touch with what’s happening.

HVN Challenge Updates

Meri Kirihimete from HVN

Kia ora koutou katoa As we wind down 2020 reflecting on the ‘year that was’ brings forth a mixture of thoughts and emotions. However, I think we all share pride in New Zealand, and in the science system that has helped guide us throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. The...

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New HVN PhD Scholarship

We have a new HVN PhD scholarship. Georgia McLellan is a PhD student from the University of Auckland and has received funding from HVN to explore how novel Māori food / nutrition economies develop in Aotearoa New Zealand, including historical and contemporary...

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FlavoPlus: a Riddet Institute functional food innovation

Riddet Institute scientists have recently invented a new technology to manufacture a composite ingredient called FlavoPlus™. This ingredient can be incorporated into functional food products to increase their flavonoid content. National Science Challenge HVN Science...

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HVN Events

Reminder: Register for the HVN Consumer Insights webinar

Plant & Food Research on behalf of HVN are hosting another live Zoom webinar – The impact of Covid-19 on Chinese consumer attitudes to health and diet. Live Zoom Webinar | Tuesday 20 October 2020 | 11:00am In March 2019 an on-line study was commissioned across...

Congratulations to the 2020 Eureka! Award winners

HVN was impressed with the calibre of finalists at the 2020 Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka! Awards at a gala dinner held in the Grand Hall at Parliament. Congratulations to all the finalists and award winners! HVN would particularly like to acknowledge Robbie Marris,...

Watch the judges question the 2020 Eureka! Finalists

High-Value Nutrition is proud to sponsor the 2020 Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka! Awards. For these awards year 11-13 students and tertiary students deliver 12-minute presentations about how an application of science or technology will benefit Aotearoa New Zealand....

HVN Chief Scientist’s Inaugural Lecture

Our very own HVN Chief Scientist Professor Richard Mithen will be giving his (rescheduled) inaugural lecture on Tuesday 13 October and he will share stories from his career and reflect on some of the challenging issues that we are facing today in food and health...