Research Grants and Awards

We recognize the importance of cutting edge nutrition & food science research to advance the future of human health, food security and a sustainable food supply. That is why we support public-private research collaborations and recognize the achievements of research pioneers through grants and awards.

Kellogg Prize for International Nutrition

Since 1994, Kellogg Company has recognized top researchers in the field of international nutrition with the Kellogg Prize for International Nutrition Research.

The 2016 winner of the American Society for Nutrition's Kellogg Prize for International Nutrition is Dr. Peggy Bentley, Carla Smith Chamblee Distinguished Professor of Global Nutrition and Associate Dean for Global Health at the Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Dr. Bentley has a distinguished career of improving maternal and infant feeding practices in non-developed countries, including micronutrient supplementation for maternal & infant nutrition in African populations with HIV and zinc fortification for child health in India and Guatemala.

The prize is given each year at the American Society for Nutrition meeting at the Experimental Biology Conference. Click here to view past winners.

W.K. Kellogg International Food Security Award

The 2016 ward winner is Dr. Pablo Juliano, Research Team Leader, Bioproducts Supply Chain at CSIRO.  Dr. Juliano receive this award in recognition of his efforts to improve nutrition, increase jobs and reduce waste in underdeveloped regions of South America by creating new and nutritious foods to maximize the use of excess whey from cheese producers.

Latin America INSK Apoyo a Proyectos de Investigación en Nutrición (APIN) grants

For the seventh year in a row, Kellogg’s INSK in Mexico has awarded three of Mexico’s top researchers with grants in support of nutrition research.

The researchers selected for grants this year are:

  1. Dr. Margarita Teresa de Jesus Garcia Gasca – Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro
  2. Dr. Gabriela Olmedo Alvarez – Cinvestav / Universidad de Guanajuato
  3. Dr. Antonio Lopez Espinoza – Universidad de Guadalajara


Global - Partnership with Top Institute of Food & Nutrition

Kellogg is also a member of the Top Institute for Food and Nutrition, a public-private partnership with the Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation. This partnership includes other industry leaders and top research institutions and supports strategic, pre-competitive research to stimulate innovation in designing foods for optimum health.