The Riddet Institute is engaged in exciting work that revolves around understanding what is needed to create new, healthier foods in the future. Here are some examples of fascinating research made by some of our investigators and scientists. More exemplary work can be found in our News stories and on the profiles of the researchers themselves.

Our Strategic Priorities

  • Enhance New Zealand’s reputation through world-class expertise in food science and related disciplines
  • Develop capability, and create and transfer advanced knowledge to a sustainable food sector in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Help to future-proof the food sector in Aotearoa New Zealand that addresses local and global sustainability challenges.
  • Help to build a stronger indigenous food sector in Aotearoa New Zealand, supporting improved economic outcomes for Māori.
  • Support the food sector in Aotearoa New Zealand to be more inclusive, diverse and equitable, providing more opportunities for Māori and Pacific People
  • Develop new nutritional indices and guidelines to support informed food choices for consumers.
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