Post by Kiwi Frontline on Sept 13, 2019 16:54:59 GMT 12
$1.1M TO BE INVESTED INTO MĀORI-LED RESEARCH TO ESTABLISH TWO NEW HIGHLY FUNCTIONAL NATURAL FOODS
This investment by the High-Value Nutrition (HVN) National Science Challenge and industry partners will seek to establish two new highly functional natural foods - Karengo (a type of edible seaweed) and Mamaku (tree fern). The HVN Challenge is a mission-led programme of innovative research into the health and wellbeing attributes of New Zealand produced foods for our major export markets.
The Challenge will over the next five years fund a number of projects through a competitive contestable funding process, and has recently approved two innovative projects that will be completed together with Māori businesses partners......