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Food and Health Programme

Our Research

Watch our videos and see the multi-disciplinary approach to research that enables the Food and Health Programme to provide innnovative and cutting edge research to industry partners.

Welcome to the Food and Health Programme

The Food and Health Programme is an interdisciplinary research and teaching programme drawing on specialist expertise in food science, process engineering, nutrition, health, social sciences, business and commercialisation from across The University of Auckland.

  • Fonterra research ensuring premium milk powder
    20 May 2016
    A recent article about milk powder plants, reports on a three year study by Fonterra undertaken in association with research partners from the University of Auckland and Auckland University of Technology.
  • Pseudo-milk aids in dairy processing optimisation
    28 April 2016
    Researchers from the University of Auckland have created an improved pseudo-milk that will enable the modelling and simulation of wider range of dairy processes, including for evaporators and spray driers.
  • Consumer Trends a hot topic for New Zealand food and beverage businesses
    23 March 2016
    Staggering numbers of one-person households and an increasing volatility in the global food and feed market as a result of the climate, oil prices, food safety disasters, livestock diseases, were discussed by Professor David Hughes in a recent seminar in Auckland.