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Hemp Protein 1kg

Nutrition Powerhouse. Great For Smoothies and Recipes!

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***This product has changed. More details are below***
$42.00 (AUD)

This product has changed. Here's what's new, it's:

  • Still made from dehulled hemp seeds (ie hemp hearts), so has a similar look and taste to before. IE, it's pale in colour and not green.
  • Slightly lower in protein - sitting at 50% instead of 60%, but with higher fibre and the good nutrients that hemp is renowned for. Since we have always recommended hemp protein as more of a smoothie base than a post exercise shake, we think the higher goodness is beneficial.
  • Completely grown and processed in New Zealand.
  • Priced the same as before. The previous 60% protein hemp had increased drastically in price and would have now sat at around $60/kg.

Nutritional Powerhouse  |  The Best Hemp Protein Powder  |  Complete Protein  |  Hemp vs Whey vs Pea Protein  |  Digestibility  |  Essential Fatty Acids  |  Good Source of Fibre  |  Hemp is Legal in New Zealand  |  Side Effects  |  Other Benefits & Conclusion  |  Recipes

Nutritional Powerhouse

Hemp protein powder is a plant protein and nutritional powerhouse! It's a rich source of protein, essential omega fatty acids, dietary fibre, minerals, antioxidants and phyto-nutrients that can benefit your health.

It's spray free, vegan, alkaline, and naturally free of gluten, dairy, soy, and other allergens*. It has a pleasant earthy nutty taste, and makes a great smoothie base. It also works well in recipes such as muffins, balls, cookies, bars and desserts, or any other application that boosts protein intake.

Hemp protein is made by milling pressed hemp seeds into a fine powder and is sold with varying protein content depending on the level of milling and extraction.

Hemp seeds are free from THC and legal in New Zealand.

The Best Hemp Protein Powder

The best hemp protein powders balance high levels of protein with the healthy fats and nutrients that hemp is renowned for.

Hemp seeds are typically refined to powder with varying ~50%, ~60%, and ~70% protein content. Our product now has a protein content of ~50%, with higher fibre and nutrients than before.

Hemp with 50% protein contains more fibre, fatty acids, and nutrients than hemp with 60% and especially 70% protein levels. Some of these nutrients are found only in hemp protein, therefore this product is the kind of product that goes well as a smoothie base - more so than a post workout shake (there are plenty of other protein powders for post exercise).

Complete Protein

Hemp has a complete amino acid profile, containing all nine essential amino acids and branched chain amino acids that the body cannot produce and must be supplied from the foods we consume.

Amino acids are the building blocks of protein and muscle tissue, more commonly referred to as the 'building blocks of life'. Hemp seeds contain all 21 amino acids required to support essential metabolic function, making it a source of protein to assist muscle repair and development. Not every plant protein has a complete amino profile - another reason why we recommend this product.

Note that leucine is at lower levels than other protein powders. Leucine is one of three branched chain amino acids and is primarily involved in muscle protein synthesis for muscle growth and recovery. While we recommend this product for vegans and non-vegans alike (especially for the best daily breakfast smoothie), we do not recommend it as the sole source of protein if your goal is maximum muscle gain. Adding a BCAA supplement could help to overcome this.

Hemp vs Whey vs Pea Protein

Which protein is best - hemp, whey, or pea?

All sources have similar levels of calories and protein, but whey and pea have more concentrated amino acid profiles. Whey has the superior amino acid profile and is the fastest to digest.

Hemp contains many other essential nutrients needed for regular body function such as fatty acids and fibre, which whey and pea lack. Therefore we recommend consuming both - hemp makes the best healthy smoothie base and whey is better suited to consuming around physical exercise when amino acid uptake is more critical. Whey is a milk product so not suitable for vegans - if avoiding animal proteins then pea can be used around physical exercise instead of whey.

For a full analysis see our blog article hemp vs whey vs pea.

hemp protein powder in black scoop


Hemp, being a plant based protein, is a slower digesting protein powder than general animal types. In saying that, the digestibility rate is high with 91-97.5% of the protein easily digestible.

The better a protein is digested, the more efficiently it can be used by the body. The digestibility of any given protein is related to the concentrations of its amino acids. The Protein Digestibility-Corrected Amino Acid Score (PDCAAS) is a rating that determines the bioavailibility of a protein. The maximum score was traditionally 1.0 but newer proteins such as whey exceed this scale. This Australia New Zealand Food Standards report gives hemp seeds a PDCAAS score of 0.9. This is greater than most grains, nuts and legumes.

Essential Fatty Acids

Hemp seeds are a good source of Essential omega Fatty Acids (EFAs). EFAs are vital for heart health and in creating a healthy immune system and reducing inflammation in the body. Inflammation is a leading cause of illness and chronic disease such as arthritis and cancer.

Consuming hemp is an easy way to add more EFAs to your diet. Though hemp protein powder is made by pressing hemp seeds to remove some of the oils, this product is only partially processed - meaning that some of the EFAs and nutrients essential for function and growth remain.

This product has a total of 4.2 grams of essential omega fatty acids per serve, and 13.4 grams of EFAs per 100 grams of product. This does mean that the calories in this product are just slightly higher than other similar protein powders, but we believe that the benefits of having these crucial healthy fats outweigh the slightly higher calories.

Good Source of Fibre

Fibre is the part of the food that cannot be digested by the body. It is important in the maintenance of a healthy balanced diet as it helps to keep our bowels functioning and healthy.

High fibre diets have many reported benefits including lowered risk of heart disease, constipation and diabeties (improved blood sugar). Fibre also promotes healthier gut bacteria and a reduced risk of bowel cancer. Men should consume 38 grams and women should consume 25 grams of fibre daily.

Our hemp protein is an easy way to add fibre to your diet. It contains 7.3g of dietary fibre per serve, or 23.5g per 100g. By drinking just one shake or smoothie you'll get 24% of your recommended daily intake and, because fibre can keep you feeling full for longer, you may find it more satisfying.

By comparison other protein powders, such as pea, egg, and dairy based powders, contain very little fibre.

Why is Hemp Protein White in Colour?

Our product is white in colour because the outer green skin casings of hulled hemp seeds are removed. IE, this product is made from dehulled hemp seeds, which are white in colour. This creates a smoother texture and better taste, while being less gritty.

Hemp and marijuana both come from the same plant species, the Cannabis Sativa L, but there are differences between the two. Hemp seeds are cultivated from the hemp plant which is grown for applications in the automobile, clothing, body care, plastic, and food industries. Marijuana plants are different to hemp plants and are grown for medicinal and recreational use.

As the plants are grown for different uses they require different growing conditions. Generally, hemp requires minimal care and is able to grow in most climates. Marijuana is usually grown in more carefully controlled atmospheres

Marijuana plants contain high levels of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). THC is the active component and produces the "high", ie the psychoactive component of the plant. Marijuana plants can contain THC levels of between 5-35%. By comparison hemp plants contain THC levels of <0.3%.

The actual hemp seeds do not contain THC. Hemp protein powder is made from hemp seeds. It is the other parts of the hemp plant (leaves/flowers) that contain THC.

ESR test report for hemp hearts

Side Effects

Though technically the leaves/flowers could contaminate seeds if not processed correctly, hemp plants contain such low levels of THC (<0.3%) that even if so, according to this study, the THC levels are not even significant enough to fail a drug test.

According to Jolene Formene, staff attorney at Drug Policy Alliance, “Hemp seeds are non-psychoactive, meaning that consumers cannot get high by eating them".

Other side effects from hemp seeds are uncommon. Those with allergies to hemp should avoid this product. As this product contains fibre some people may experience sensations of gas, diarrhea or bloating if over-consumed.

Other Benefits & Conclusion

Hemp seeds are a good source of nutrients including iron, calcium and potassium. Hemp seeds also contain antioxidants called lignanamides, including four types newly discovered and unique to them.

The diversity of hemp seed composition, including these types of antioxidants and nutrients, make hemp seed protein a reasonable choice for a protein powder and our recommended choice as the best smoothie base and in baking applications.

Hemp Protein Recipes

We've got a range of hemp protein powder based recipes available on our recipes page. Here are some favourites:

Green Powder Smoothie

This green smoothie is low in sugar and high in minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, protein and good fats to give you the best platform for overall health and performance.
View Recipe

Hemp Chocolate Raw Brownies

This simple recipe takes only 15 minutes, and yields 10 protein-packed brownie bites. The rich, earthy chocolate taste makes them hard to resist!
View Recipe

Hemp Mini Chocolate Squares

Settle in for the evening with these chocolate hemp brownie bites. High in protein and fibre to keep you feeling full. Best served warm with your favourite toppings!
View Recipe

Hemp Pizza Muffins

These morish savoury muffins are perfect for people on the go who are after something quick and nutritious!
View Recipe

Hemp Protein and Chia Pudding

Hemp protein and chia pudding makes a healthy and delicious high protein breakfast or pudding treat. Packed with nutrients and fibre and flavoured how you’d like - this recipe is a go-to.
View Recipe

Mushroom Hemp Fritters

The savoury alternative to pikelets for those who don't have a sweet tooth. Whether it's for breakfast or a snack in between meals these little goodies are sure to hit the spot.
View Recipe

Please note that this product is processed in a facility that also handles milk, egg, soy, peanut, and gluten ingredients.

Rated 4.74/5 Based on 205 customer reviews.

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Terrible to digest, sent me to the toilet numerous times, new formulation is really not good and I would have rather paid more for the old one version which was just fine. NZPROTEIN REPLY: we have emailed you
Review by: Anonymous on Wed, Jul 17, 2024 12:49 PM
Nice and smooth consistency with easy mixability. I use mine to add a fiber and protein boost to my regular protein smoothie.
Review by: Adrian on Thu, Jun 27, 2024 12:19 PM
Great taste
Review by: David on Fri, Jun 7, 2024 12:15 PM
My favorite protien powder, easy to mix with other ingredients, breaks down and has helped me maintain weight
Review by: Georgia on Thu, May 2, 2024 12:35 PM
Would be great to have one with vanilla flavour like the old version. Been adding my own vanilla extract and xylitol as a sweetener.
Review by: Guy on Sun, Apr 28, 2024 12:27 PM
Agree with the review below, would like the old one back at higher price if necessary, much worse taste, harder to mix and less protein (which was kinda the point in a protein supplement). NZPROTEIN REPLY: noted, thanks. We have emailed you
Review by: Khan on Tue, Apr 16, 2024 8:30 AM
Just finished a bag of the previous organic hemp protein to open a new one this morning. Could tell instantly it was different. The taste is way more potent and it mixes terribly. All the fibre sinks to the bottom. I would have happily paid for the price increase, a real shame they changed products. This new one is also not organic. Will not be buying again and would not recommend it at all. Is it possible to get the old product back? NZPROTEIN REPLY: sorry to hear this, we will email you
Review by: Callum on Sat, Apr 13, 2024 10:40 AM
Excellent quality. Great protein boost. Tasted nice in my smoothies. Would be a repeat customer.
Review by: Juliana on Tue, Apr 2, 2024 1:06 PM
Hey NZ Protein team appreciate there has been an increase in the cost of production for Hemp Protein and some trade-offs are required however this updated recipe is almost undrinkable. I have been ordering this product consistently for over 5 years and would be willing to pay the extra costs to bring the previous recipe back. The reduced protein content at 16g per serve makes it difficult to justify and I am likely going to have to go back to your pea protein. Love your products team NZPROTEIN REPLY: thanks for the feedback, we will email you :)
Review by: Cam on Wed, Mar 27, 2024 9:02 AM
This product is not very palatable so you definitely need to mix it with other fruits or flavours to hide the taste. I don't think I will buy this one again.
Review by: Anonymous on Tue, Mar 19, 2024 11:15 AM
Unfortunately the new formula has less protein and also doesn’t taste as good :( still better than some other vegan proteins I’ve tried.
Review by: Anonymous on Mon, Mar 4, 2024 1:16 PM
Awesome product, is as described!
Review by: Kris on Wed, Feb 28, 2024 10:24 AM
Easy to blend, or mixed in with my ceral. Great natural nutty taste and love that it's grown in NZ.
Review by: Paul on Thu, Feb 1, 2024 2:20 PM
Great product, quick delivery and affordable!
Review by: Anonymous on Fri, Jan 26, 2024 8:53 PM
Difficult to enjoy…. But that’s the protein type, not the brand!
Bought a bag after watching Netflix docos promoting plant based eating (after using whey for the past 20 odd years).
Hemp seems to be the best option of all the plant based proteins? Having tried the pea protein previously (probably for the same reason) found this one also tasted like dirt. Not a slight on the product as I’m sure I would find this with any brand, and be wary when something is described generally as having an ‘earthy’ flavour.
Mixed well in smoothies, mixes a lot ‘thicker’ than whey.
Sorry NZ Protein, just not for me. Will stick to whey from now on.
Review by: Lawrence on Sun, Jan 21, 2024 1:53 PM
Easy to use and doesn't repeat on me.
Review by: Steve on Sun, Jan 14, 2024 1:28 PM
My clients love this protein powder because of how smooth it is but please bring back a flavour! Unflavoured as a shake is not so nice haha vanilla was ok but we would love a strawberry!
Review by: Laura on Mon, Jan 8, 2024 7:45 AM
I love the taste and texture of hemp protein. I prefer inflavoured protein powders, and usually mix the hemp with unsweetened cocoa powder and unflavoured whey protein to get something that tastes delicious and not at all fake.
Review by: Anonymous on Fri, Dec 8, 2023 12:18 PM
This is the best plant-based protein in NZ. I am intolerant to peas and faba beans, so it is usually a challenge to find a plant-based protein in the market. And I feel I am lucky enough to have found this as the texture is excellent, much better than any of the hemp proteins I had found before and the rice proteins which usually have the worst texture. This one dissolves very easily and there is no after taste, being the perfect match to my morning shakes.
Review by: Paula on Wed, Nov 29, 2023 1:41 PM
Good quality product
Review by: Akie on Wed, Oct 18, 2023 4:33 PM
Great product good service thanks again
Review by: Karen on Wed, Aug 23, 2023 12:58 PM
Not bad. Can blend with ice, almond milk, banana and chocolate to make an ice cream. Wish there was a chocolate flavour. Will probably order again, because it's a great price.
Review by: Anonymous on Tue, Aug 22, 2023 5:15 PM
This powder works very well in my healthier Anzac biscuit recipe. I’ve swapped butter for olive oil and changed the flour and coconut for a mix of NZ Protein Vanilla Hemp powder, sesame seeds, chopped nuts and wholemeal flour. It mixes in to the dry ingredients easily and once lump free the wet ingredients can be combined. Visitors who had no knowledge of my higher fibre and protein alterations commented of how delicious they were. I don’t recommend a certain supermarket hemp powder though as it is green and the colour is still there when cooked.
Review by: Nikki on Sat, Aug 12, 2023 11:55 AM
Great products, been using it in my smoothies daily for past couple of weeks. So far Ive really noticed the differences it is making on my gut health.
It does have a strong smell when I open the container but I dont notice it once I add it to my smoothie mix. It taste delicious. I will definitely be buying more
Review by: Zena on Thu, Aug 10, 2023 2:05 PM
Best plant based protein I have tried! I add a spoonful to my chia pudding, great taste and doesn’t taste powdery as some other ones I have tasted. Highly recommend!
Review by: Mags on Tue, Aug 8, 2023 2:24 PM
Tasty, easy to digest, the vanilla goes great in a smoothie. Highly recommend.
Review by: Jared on Mon, Jul 24, 2023 1:27 PM
Love this product - used for such a long time now.
Review by: Anonymous on Mon, Jul 17, 2023 3:18 PM
Love this hemp protein. It great with porridge, yogurt and in pancakes. Taste better than any I have tried. Would love a chocolate flavour.
Totally recommend especially for the omegas
Review by: Mel on Thu, Jul 13, 2023 3:08 PM
Great tasting. Not gritty at all. Will definitely be purchasing again
Review by: Anonymous on Fri, Jul 7, 2023 7:16 AM
Fast efficient service.
Review by: Anonymous on Tue, Jun 27, 2023 12:17 PM
Quite a strong flavour but still pleasant
Review by: Katie on Sat, Jun 10, 2023 4:06 PM
Good healthy product. Makes a great smoothie.
Review by: Mary on Thu, May 25, 2023 5:35 PM
Great in smoothies. Does a good job.
Not so great with just water. Tastes funny and unpleasant mouthfeel.
Review by: Rhys on Fri, May 19, 2023 2:51 PM
Great value , excellent service.
Really enjoying the benefits thanks
Review by: Anonymous on Mon, Mar 27, 2023 1:23 PM
Nice tasting, great alternative if you can't do whey.
Review by: Simone on Fri, Mar 24, 2023 7:44 AM
This is the best plant protein powder that I have ever tried. It does not make me feel ill unlike animal proteins. Which I cannot digest easily. It is also great with just water with berries or fruit. Thanks for making something I can eat. Also the Ala is very good.
Review by: Kat on Sat, Mar 11, 2023 3:24 PM
This hemp protein and the double choc pea protein is the best protein I've ever used since I started using supplements 20 years ago. I've been using NZProtein for 5+ years and they have provided flawless, quick service the whole time, cannot fault them and will be a lifetime customer. Thanks guys!
Review by: Jason on Wed, Mar 8, 2023 6:25 PM
Perfect for smoothies or protein pancakes
Review by: Toby on Wed, Mar 8, 2023 5:36 PM
Best protein!!! A chocolate flavour would be life changing 😉
Review by: Anonymous on Mon, Mar 6, 2023 8:58 AM
Good source of vegetable protein at a good price.
Review by: Akie on Wed, Mar 1, 2023 1:06 PM
Really like the natural flavour and the way it mixes easily. If you haven't tried hemp protein, you should!
Review by: Rebecca on Tue, Feb 14, 2023 2:03 PM
I am so happy to find a protein shake that does not leave me feeling bloated!!!
And it is doing wonder's for my skin... Also I am not having any cravings.. And curbs my hunger pangs.. It is also not griity in texture well done team!!! will be buying this product for life!! ❤️
Review by: Anonymous on Mon, Feb 6, 2023 6:06 PM
Best powder. I look forward to it everyday, flavoured and unflavoured
Review by: Anonymous on Thu, Jan 26, 2023 8:40 AM
I'm yet to get a lump free drink but I manage to get it down anyway. I use vanilla and will try using the plain powder in baking.
Review by: Nikki on Fri, Dec 30, 2022 8:54 PM
A good product...
Review by: Akie on Tue, Dec 20, 2022 3:50 PM
Taste is terrible, tastes like Kava! I’m not fussy on flavour as i just mix with water and down my shakes quick but for those who care steer clear. Delivery super quick price great and i Trust NZ PROTEIN for quality.
Review by: Kagan on Wed, Nov 16, 2022 11:28 PM
Great taste
Review by: Akie on Mon, Nov 14, 2022 1:35 PM
Great taste
Review by: Akie on Mon, Nov 14, 2022 1:35 PM
Really like this protein, digests easy, has tons of added health benefits and mixes easy. If you're wanting a really good alternative to whey, then look no further. Great value as well.
Review by: Neil on Mon, Oct 31, 2022 8:46 PM
Will only ever buy this hemp protein. Love the vanilla flavour!
Review by: Sammy on Fri, Oct 21, 2022 1:07 PM
Love this protein powder! It’s so well ground and so smooth, does not taste too strong or earthy! Best deal price wise. Will buy again and again.
Review by: Sammy on Fri, Oct 7, 2022 2:36 PM
great product
Review by: Mele on Thu, Oct 6, 2022 1:47 PM
I have been enjoying this product in my morning smoothie for quite some time and it keeps me full of energy. Really good start to the day. Buying it from N Z Protein means you are getting excellent service as well. Ordered it in the morning and I had received it that same afternoon. FANTASTIC SERVICE!!
Review by: Mary on Fri, Sep 23, 2022 2:24 PM
Great for smoothies and mixed in with morning oats. Best plant based protein I’ve had by far. No gut issues or gas, no acne, no acid reflux, nothing.

Just good, minimally processed and high quality protein. Highly recommended for anyone trying to avoid dairy, it’s cost effective too.

Probably not great on it’s own with water, but with a banana etc it’s great and mixes very nicely.

Thanks nz protein for providing a good cost effective option for us.
Review by: Richie on Thu, Sep 22, 2022 3:00 PM
Tastes grate, mixes well, it isn't too gritty, and it's the most affordable hemo protein I've come across. I mix it with my cereal, smoothies, or have it by itself every day - honestly couldn't be without it anymore haha.

Cheers NZ Protein!
Review by: Mitchell on Mon, Sep 12, 2022 7:31 PM
I love it after work and have it on weetbix before work
Review by: Anonymous on Thu, Aug 25, 2022 5:45 PM
Very yummy in everything I’ve tried it in! Really happy all round with this product. Also delivery was v quick.
Review by: Anonymous on Thu, Aug 11, 2022 12:09 PM
I add one scoop of the Gourmet Vanilla Hemp Protein powder to a bowl of dry whole grain oatmeal, and then I add a second scoop of Double Chocolate Pea Protein powder to that and stir it into the dry oatmeal flakes. Simple. I then pour on a dash of of extra virgin olive oil (which helps to slow down the conversion of the carbohydrates to glucose) and add soy milk to create a rich, malt-flavoured, high protein low GI breakfast cereal. This nicely anchors the first part of my day. Next time you order from NZ Protein, get a 1kg bag of Hemp Protein and a 1kg of Pea Protein in those flavours. You won't regret it. Highly recommended.
Review by: Andrew on Tue, Aug 2, 2022 8:40 AM
Tried vanilla flavoured for the first time. I was expecting it to be gritty and not pleasant tasting but it surprised me! Great taste and easily mixed.

Great with just water or my favourite with Oat milk.

No bloat or discomfort after consuming like with whey.

Great product and great service.

Thanks NZ Protein.
Review by: Pres on Wed, Jul 6, 2022 12:42 PM
Got the vanilla flavour - really delish! Which is surprising for me cause I’m not a fan of plain hemp protien. Also got the omegas there in with it - what’s no to like :)
Review by: Karina on Wed, Jul 6, 2022 12:27 PM
Really great protein, mixes well, not grainy, pretty neutral taste (I buy the unflavoured one and add to smooties). I like that it isn't overly refined and still contains some omega 3s from the hemp seeds
Review by: Luke on Mon, Jul 4, 2022 12:10 PM
Great tasting protein! Not heavy, or gritty/sandy,great to add when baking(adds nuttiness)!
Review by: Ivan on Wed, Jun 29, 2022 12:11 PM
Good quality and nice taste. I was worried the Vanilla might be too sweet or have a weird after taste but it's really nice. I used to get the 'no flavour' but find the vanilla is delicious in smoothies.
Review by: Bex on Tue, May 31, 2022 8:50 PM
This is a good product. Smells a bit grassy but mixes into my Smoothies without any problem. Fills me up and I don’t feel I want to snack all the time.
Review by: Mary on Wed, May 18, 2022 3:46 PM
Totally satisfied with this product.
Review by: Donna on Thu, May 5, 2022 12:18 PM
As usual easy to order and quick delivery.
Review by: Paul on Tue, May 3, 2022 1:49 PM
Excellent service arrived quickly and fantastic product. Highly recommend this company.
Review by: Shelly on Mon, Apr 25, 2022 8:28 AM
Excellent product highly recommended
Review by: Anonymous on Tue, Apr 19, 2022 2:48 PM
Protein is smooth and tasty! You can taste the hemp earthiness. Delivery was so fkn fast!! In contact the whole way. Very good
Review by: Samuel on Mon, Apr 18, 2022 4:03 PM
Top quality product delivered with superfast friendly service. Tasty and easy to digest when mixed with milk or a milk substitute like Oat Milk. Highly recommended.
Review by: Anonymous on Mon, Apr 18, 2022 2:21 PM
Enjoying this product but I'm not sure if I prefer faba bean. Time will tell. The omega 3 in this is a bonus as I do not use (processed) oils.
Review by: Ngaire on Sat, Apr 16, 2022 3:31 PM
4 stars but when I mix it with berry protein it becomes 5 stars
Review by: Margaret on Sun, Apr 10, 2022 12:47 PM
Love this stuff! can i have a discount for further amounts?! NZPROTEIN REPLY: email us
Review by: Dustin on Thu, Apr 7, 2022 1:14 PM
Good flavor (unflavored) and good consistency. Great product
Review by: Michael on Sun, Feb 27, 2022 1:42 PM
I found this product very tasty and easy to prepare
Review by: Anonymous on Sat, Feb 26, 2022 10:57 PM
I found the hemp protein to be great tasting and good value for the pocket
Review by: Hunter on Sat, Feb 26, 2022 8:19 AM
Best protein powder .. which feels very real not synthetic..
Review by: Anonymous on Wed, Feb 23, 2022 2:41 PM
Great flavours and great products. Since finding this company I have kept using these products
Review by: Steven on Tue, Feb 22, 2022 11:57 AM
Yummy, a very good addition to my morning oats and doesn’t hurt my stomach
Review by: Anonymous on Wed, Feb 16, 2022 1:28 PM
Great product. Great taste. Fabulous fast service. You guys rock!
Review by: Jude on Wed, Feb 9, 2022 6:32 PM
Very different from whey protein, which I was use to. Texture is a bit gritty and a lot less creamy. I bought vanilla, but the hemp flavour overpowers any hint of vanilla. However, WAY lighter in the stomach and the aforementioned is a small price to pay for the way it makes you feel. Greater energy and a speedier recovery.
Review by: Mark on Tue, Feb 1, 2022 2:17 PM
Excellent and Fast Reliable Shipping
Review by: Anonymous on Wed, Jan 19, 2022 2:55 PM
Great flavour - not overpowering and it mixes with no clumps. Excellent plant based protein with great health benefits.
Review by: Shirley on Tue, Jan 18, 2022 3:44 PM
Been using Hemp protein for a couple of years and find it’s the best for me and anyone near me😂Also delivery is prompt and at a good price.
Review by: Dave on Wed, Dec 29, 2021 5:43 PM
Prompt delivery and a great product, will be purchasing again for sure.
Review by: Steffan on Wed, Dec 29, 2021 3:26 PM
Works for me great mixed with oat milk .
Review by: Anonymous on Mon, Dec 27, 2021 1:04 PM
I love it, I use it almost daily in a variety of smoothies. Great to know I'm getting all the necessary minerals i need
Review by: Rachel on Fri, Nov 26, 2021 3:11 PM
Excellent price and tastes great!
Review by: Sean on Fri, Nov 19, 2021 3:58 PM
Awesome stuff, by far my favourite protein powder. I like the natural, slightly nutty flavour. In the past, I always went for the natural flavour, but recently I decided to try the gourmet vanilla, and it's great. The vanilla is not overpowering and I couldn't smell it, just taste it. It also is a little sweeter than the natural version.
Review by: Juergen on Sun, Nov 14, 2021 10:00 AM
Finally, a hemp protein that doesn't taste like dirt. Doesn't taste amazing, but it's not bad either! Doesn't bloat me like whey, and even pea proteins do. I'll purchase again.
Review by: Shane on Sun, Nov 7, 2021 9:47 AM
Great taste even in water, and frozen blueberries 🫐 😋
Review by: Nancy on Sun, Oct 31, 2021 10:15 AM
Great product, pleasant flavour. I add it to my oats in the morning to up the protein. Flawless customer service.
Review by: Kirsty on Mon, Oct 4, 2021 7:45 PM
Great taste, mixes really well in oats/smoothies and has a creamier taste than other pea protein powders I’ve normally had in the past.
Review by: Kelly on Wed, Sep 29, 2021 6:58 AM
Great products, mixes well and the company provides good prices and fast service.
Review by: Anonymous on Sat, Sep 25, 2021 11:49 AM
Not a bad protein powder, seems to mix well and taste reasonable.

My preference is your Pea protein and I'll probably go back as it returns to stock.
Review by: Anonymous on Thu, Sep 23, 2021 6:53 AM
The best plant based protein this side of the blackstump easy mix great flavor great fast delivery cheers guys recommended to my gym clients Buck gt fitness studio
Review by: Buck on Wed, Sep 22, 2021 10:20 AM
I loved it, I'm vegan and needed a yummy protein for breakfast, it's creamy and delicious
I'm sold
Review by: Nik on Sun, Sep 12, 2021 7:55 AM
Used to use Whey Protein but decided to go plant based and am really enjoying Hemp powder. Mixes into my Smoothie really well. Good product.

As always, brilliant service even in lockdown.
Review by: Mary on Sun, Sep 5, 2021 9:03 PM
Excellent quality excellent quick delivery one of the best sites and services I have ever used.
Review by: Steve on Wed, Sep 1, 2021 10:35 AM
Awesome product, great taste. Works well in smoothies.
Review by: Anonymous on Fri, Aug 20, 2021 6:15 AM
Great product I certainly recommend it. Will be ordering it again for sure. Fantastic service I received product the next day after ordering it. Well done NZ Protein.
Review by: Cheryl on Mon, Aug 9, 2021 7:30 AM
Vanilla . Good quality and taste mixes fairly easily . Very fast delivery. Good to see an outfit with their act together.Thanks.
Review by: Steve on Mon, Aug 2, 2021 2:15 PM
Great taste, best protein powder I’ve tried…
Review by: Julia on Tue, Jul 27, 2021 9:16 AM
This has been a brilliant healthy gluten free snack during my pregnancy. Especially for the early morning hunger pains!
Review by: Melissa on Fri, Jul 23, 2021 8:21 AM
So yummy, I absolutely love it and i have it on my oats everyday.
Fast delivery, great service
Review by: Nik on Wed, Jul 21, 2021 5:43 AM
First time I have tried the Hemp Protein and really enjoying it. Flavour is great and mixes really well in my smoothie with fruits, spinach etc.
Review by: Jude on Mon, Jul 12, 2021 12:22 PM
taste good, good pricing and does what it claims
Review by: Tara on Mon, Jun 28, 2021 6:16 PM
Great service, super fast and easy delivery, yum nutritious product.
Review by: Katya on Tue, Jun 22, 2021 7:51 AM
Great product reasonable price and delivered quickly.
Tastes good and mixes well.
I Have tried a number of different suppliers and this product is one of the best.
Review by: Paul on Fri, Jun 4, 2021 6:54 AM
Love the actual protein it’s really nice - only downside is the packaging - no option to bulk buy in a bigger size so we are getting 1kg bags which amounts to a lot of unnecessary plastic waste - the only reason we have started looking at other companies for our next order of protein would love if you guys would create a packaging that was biodegradable or even reused plastic.
Review by: Anonymous on Wed, Jun 2, 2021 8:39 AM
Great product. The only protein supplement I use. Always available and shipping is unbeatable.
Review by: John on Wed, May 5, 2021 6:42 PM
Tastes yummy, mixes up well. Perfect for a dairy free option
Review by: Anonymous on Wed, May 5, 2021 12:31 PM
Excellent product. I got the unflavoured version and it does not carry the same overly hempy taste, in comparison to others I have tried.
Review by: Adam on Tue, May 4, 2021 1:03 PM
Best tasting protein powder n value for money.
Review by: Leon on Wed, Apr 28, 2021 12:21 PM
Having used Whey products for many years and suffering the after effects of sneezing,bloating etc.the Hemp protein,for me has had no side effects.
After 5days of use i am noticing weight gain.I am ectomorph body type and have a very physical life style, I throughly reccomend this product. Plus very fast delivery.
5 stars!
Review by: David on Mon, Apr 26, 2021 8:32 AM
Fast delivery and excellent product
Review by: Anonymous on Thu, Apr 22, 2021 7:53 AM
I have tried few plant based protein powder before, but didn’t find the match. Either the taste puts me off or like pea protein got too much fibre and causing unsettled runny issues. What I like about NZ Protein is that you get to purchase sample packs and try them out before spend a lot on a 1kg pack. Personally I like the taste and so far my tummy is very happy with it too. I’m a full time personal trainer who doesn’t consume a lot of diary so this is perfect for me atm. 😊
Review by: Victoria on Mon, Apr 19, 2021 8:33 AM
Unflavoured hemp protein tastes great. I add it to cereal, smoothies, baking.
Quick delivery.
Review by: Andrew on Fri, Apr 9, 2021 7:17 PM
The Hemp protein is my go to protein supplement. Can't tolerate any dairy and not fond of the other alternatives. Blends well, tastes great. NZ proteins order and delivery process faultless!
Review by: John on Tue, Apr 6, 2021 9:11 AM
compared to other hemp proteins ive encountered its really good, mixability is good aswell.

i have one scoop (half a serving) with one scoop of berry pea protein, frozen mixed fruit, almond milk and some juice for an post workout or late snack smoothie, where never fails to impress me.

taking half a scoop in my opinion doesnt give you that strong earthy taste that most hemp proteins do as much, especially when fruit and juice is involved and lasts longer for those on a budget 😁

Thanks nzprotein
Review by: Jonathon on Wed, Mar 24, 2021 9:57 PM
Vanilla flavour tastes great
Review by: Nathan on Wed, Mar 24, 2021 12:57 PM
This is the best vegan protein powder I have found! Tastes great, great texture too. Also, such a speedy delivery!! Thanks very much, I will be buying again!
Review by: Madeleine on Thu, Mar 18, 2021 10:43 AM
Great product - I also take Hemp oil. Never felt better.
Brilliant service from NZ Protein- ordered at about 6.30am, received afternoon of same day. Fantastic!!
Review by: Mary on Wed, Mar 17, 2021 8:31 AM
I find the product excellent in that it's plant based not animal based ... The research that I have done it absorbs into the body alot better...
Review by: Anonymous on Wed, Mar 10, 2021 3:54 AM
Spoilt by having yummy dairy vanilla protein isolate; this was a rude awakening. Trying hard to go plant based, however the flavour isn’t pleasant. Mixes well, however need the flavour to overpower the natural product taste. NZPROTEIN REPLY: This is a very difficult one!
Review by: Stu on Mon, Mar 8, 2021 9:17 AM
Delicious in smoothies. Wholesome. Excellent service at a fair price! Can't rate it highly enough :)
Review by: Katya on Mon, Mar 8, 2021 8:46 AM
Really like this one, easy on the stomach, mixes well and tastes great. On to my third one.
Review by: Anonymous on Fri, Feb 26, 2021 3:46 PM
We use this everyday in our smoothies, it tastes great, blends well and the customer service is great! Many thanks. :)
Review by: Anonymous on Fri, Feb 26, 2021 8:51 AM
Love this protein powder has a great taste too.
Review by: Natalie on Wed, Feb 24, 2021 8:05 AM
Great way to get some protein from the plant
Review by: Jo on Tue, Feb 23, 2021 12:05 PM
This is great , I was expecting bland chalky yukky powder . Actually it was smooth and easy to take and I could even say I enjoyed having it and I'm drinking it several times a day.
Review by: Anonymous on Mon, Feb 15, 2021 6:55 PM
Mixes well, is tasty enough. Not very sweet which is great, doesn't overpower other ingredients in my smoothies.
Review by: Koree on Wed, Jan 13, 2021 9:09 AM
Great for non dairy eaters,and without the unfortunate side effects of whey😳😂
Review by: Dave on Mon, Dec 28, 2020 8:49 AM
I’ve been adding this product to my Smoothies- the powder smells a bit grassy but tastes okay.
NZ Protein offer a top-notch delivery service.
Review by: Mary on Mon, Nov 23, 2020 10:02 PM
Best protein ever. I was never able to drink shakes only by adding water and now I can, the vanilla flavour is just delicious
Review by: Lara on Thu, Nov 5, 2020 1:14 AM
A regular purchaser of Hemp protein as I can't tolerate any of the dairy or other proteins. I don't mind the unflavoured but the Vanilla is great. The order and delivery service with NZ Protein is the most slick of any on line supplier I use.
Review by: John on Wed, Oct 21, 2020 7:16 AM
I really like the texture and how it is thickish to drink. I add a scoop of a flavoured whey protein to give it some taste as otherwise a bit blah, but not in a yuk way, just tasteless.
Definately be back for more!
Review by: Vicky on Tue, Oct 13, 2020 10:03 AM
Tastes great, blends well, highly recommend!
Review by: Anonymous on Tue, Oct 6, 2020 9:07 AM
Great stuff
Review by: Anonymous on Thu, Oct 1, 2020 8:43 PM
Good stuff mixes well no bloating and it tastes good.
Review by: Dan on Tue, Sep 22, 2020 5:01 AM
My Everyday protein . Goes really well with smoothie. Thanks lot for sending the container ( Giveaway).
Review by: suraj on Wed, Sep 16, 2020 12:10 AM
Good quality, good price, fast delivery.
Review by: Anonymous on Fri, Sep 11, 2020 4:12 PM
Love my hemp protein.
Review by: Karen on Mon, Sep 7, 2020 6:45 AM
Best plant based protein powder ive tried
Review by: Ruby on Mon, Sep 7, 2020 12:46 AM
Love this!
Review by: Flynn on Sat, Aug 22, 2020 12:04 AM
first time ive tried this and i love it!!!!
Review by: Karen on Fri, Aug 7, 2020 3:04 PM
The unflavoured Hemp Protein powder has a neutral taste which I like. Goes well in my morning smoothie mix, giving some body to it as well.
Review by: Mary on Tue, Aug 4, 2020 7:49 AM
Great Protein, great flavour, would recommend for anyone Gluten Dairy free.
Review by: Matt on Mon, Jul 27, 2020 7:10 AM
I'm liking this.
Review by: Anonymous on Mon, Jul 20, 2020 7:59 AM
Super smooth really easy to digest and such a nice nutty flavour. Rate this.
Review by: Hazelle on Fri, Jul 17, 2020 5:59 PM
Smooth and nice earthy taste alongside added flavor
Review by: Daniel on Mon, Jul 13, 2020 10:50 AM
Super fast delivery and high quality product!
Review by: Anonymous on Tue, Jul 7, 2020 12:50 AM
A very nice nutty kind of flavour.
Review by: Ben on Mon, Jul 6, 2020 8:08 PM
I’ve recently been taking Hemp Protien the taste is good better then expected, and its good you have the choice with flavours , also mixes great I would highly recommend this product due to it being plant based and getting benefits not usually found with other Protiens thumps up from me keep it coming NZ Protien.
Review by: Mike on Fri, Jul 3, 2020 1:07 PM
Lovely earthy taste - full of flavour but not too sweet
Review by: Anonymous on Fri, Jun 19, 2020 8:32 AM
Smells kinda gross but vanilla flavour is good!
Review by: Nick on Fri, Jun 12, 2020 9:48 AM
Really good quality. Good texture. No flavor. Thanks
Review by: Anonymous on Wed, Jun 10, 2020 1:18 PM
This was my first try of a plant based protein and first try of hemp protein. I found the hemp flavour and slightly coarser texture compared to whey protein not that great. However when I mixed it with berries, banana, olive oil, cinnamon etc it tasted fine.
Review by: Tony on Wed, Jun 10, 2020 10:40 AM
I buy the Unflavoured version of this product and while it smells like hay the taste is actually quite nice. I mix it in with my Yoghurt.
Brilliant service from NZProtein
Review by: Mary on Wed, Jun 10, 2020 9:21 AM
The Hemp protein has a sweeter taste to it which perhaps is because of the vanilla. Good taste though. Lovit.
Review by: Cobus on Thu, May 28, 2020 1:18 PM
I’m not particularly an expert but tastes fine when I combine with berries. Like the fact I can get an easily accessible non dairy product
Amazing fast delivery.
Review by: Tony on Wed, May 27, 2020 2:14 PM
Great product great taste
Review by: bruce on Tue, May 26, 2020 7:45 AM
An amazing organic plant based protein!!
Review by: Thom on Mon, May 25, 2020 9:26 AM
Lovely creamy hemp protein powder. Great that is organic, and the flavour is true hempseed. I've used a few and this is right up there at the top.
Review by: Anonymous on Thu, Apr 16, 2020 4:26 PM
Great product, plant proteins I feel require a special taste buds i don't have :) even been vanilla takes abit to get use too... I have found mixing a scoop with my normal NZ protien shake I can handle it, but not on it's own. Just me maybe. I use it every second day with my normal shake. With good omega's it works for me.
Review by: Glen on Wed, Apr 15, 2020 9:27 PM
Excellent product...and good to have a flavored version now too!
Review by: bruce on Mon, Apr 13, 2020 8:34 AM
I love this protein powder. It adds a delicious taste to our breakfast smoothie and helps keep us fuller for longer. It mixes in easily with the rest of the ingredients and does not clump.
Review by: Karen on Fri, Apr 3, 2020 1:00 PM
Tiny bit sweet for me but the texture and flavor is really good!
Review by: Jannike on Thu, Apr 2, 2020 8:38 AM
I mainly use in smoothies or with my weetbix. Nice flavour and not too gritty, goes smooth quick. Haven't tried on it's own, but would say it'd be ok for that if you were training, except protein amounts are less in Pea/Beef ect. I'll be buying again
Review by: Anonymous on Wed, Mar 18, 2020 12:43 PM
Review by: Anonymous on Mon, Mar 16, 2020 7:59 AM
Awesome service. Product arrived within 2 days.
Review by: Tony on Sun, Mar 15, 2020 4:30 PM
Makes me feel great!
Review by: Angie on Tue, Mar 10, 2020 9:32 AM
Great taste. blends well. And the delivery time was astonishing. Ordered one day, on door step the next day.
Review by: Steve on Tue, Mar 10, 2020 7:26 AM
Super smooth, mixes well into yoghurt and not too strong tasting.
Review by: Julia on Mon, Mar 9, 2020 8:44 AM
Excellent product! Tastes great and keeps me fuller for longer!
Review by: Anonymous on Tue, Mar 3, 2020 12:03 PM
Very good product and service
Review by: Anonymous on Mon, Mar 2, 2020 3:00 PM
Nice easily dissolvable protein.
Doesn't leave me feeling bloated and heavy like the whey.
Review by: Dan on Tue, Feb 25, 2020 9:52 AM
The vanilla hemp protein powder is delicious and mixes so easily. Mixing it with yoghurt makes the tastiest dessert!
Review by: Anonymous on Tue, Feb 25, 2020 9:31 AM
Very happy with the product, I bought pea protein many times before and never happy with the flavours, I sich to Hem protein and I love the test and how good it mix with milk and yogurt.
If you looking for a plan base protein, I recommend this one as it has lowers sodium that pea protein.
Review by: Anonymous on Tue, Feb 4, 2020 9:58 AM
The best animal-free protein for sure
Review by: Isaac on Mon, Jan 27, 2020 11:13 AM
Great value for money. Not an overpowering flavour compared to other brands. Looking forward to the vanilla flavour dropping:
Review by: Anonymous on Mon, Jan 20, 2020 3:22 AM
Very quick service!
Great product!
Thank you!
Review by: Sergei on Fri, Dec 27, 2019 9:05 PM
A nice nutty taste, like LSA, and my skin didn't react to it like other proteins!
Review by: Tim on Mon, Dec 23, 2019 12:06 PM
This is the best tasting, best value hemp protein I have ever tried. It's even ok blended in just water with nothing else. This is my staple protein now. Can't reccomend enough
Review by: John on Wed, Dec 18, 2019 9:54 AM
Not bad
Review by: Daniel on Sat, Dec 14, 2019 1:35 PM
Probably good for me but doesn?t taste great
Review by: Ally on Sat, Dec 7, 2019 8:04 AM
Review by: Matt on Thu, Nov 28, 2019 9:45 AM
Review by: Anonymous on Thu, Nov 21, 2019 8:50 PM
Great plant protein, the taste in my usual berry smoothie is great, no graininess at all - unlike pea proteins....I really like that there's no artificial sweetener (or stevia, thank goodness) in it either. The Whey Isolate recently seems exceptionally sweet, perhaps they slipped when adding the Sucralose, the Hemp protein tastes more natural, not messed with! I'll definitely buy again, this is going to be my regular protein.
Review by: Becky on Thu, Nov 21, 2019 3:43 PM
Id recommend not drinking it by itself, I tried with almond milk and water, its not too hard to get down, blend easily. just taste like blended grass. With smoothies its good!
Review by: Brett on Wed, Nov 20, 2019 9:43 AM
This goes well with soy milk and almond milk. Adds a great nutty flavour! Will be ordering more.
Review by: Jo on Thu, Oct 31, 2019 10:38 AM
On recomendation I have tried the Hemp Protein, and while the taste is different it is agreeing with me more than the Pea Protein.
Its only been a week, but I have already noticed a differnce in how I feel each day.
Review by: Sarajane on Sat, Oct 26, 2019 7:54 AM
Huge fan of anything hemp great taste easy mix how bout a flavour tho is that pos
Review by: Buck on Wed, Oct 23, 2019 8:14 AM
Have only been using this product for a few months in combination with whey protein. It mixes well into a smoothie and seems to be a powerhouse of nutrients and keeps me feeling full and not needing to snack between meals. I shall continue to use Hemp protein as well as Whey protein.

NZ Protein offers a brilliant delivery service - can?t be beaten!!
Review by: Anonymous on Wed, Oct 16, 2019 7:31 AM
Based on the reviews I didn?t have super high hopes but I actually really enjoy it! I use it for smoothies :)
Review by: Anonymous on Wed, Oct 9, 2019 12:03 PM
Great product good price quick delivery would purchase again
Review by: bruce on Wed, Oct 9, 2019 6:57 AM
I was so impressed with this protein! I was looking for a cheaper protein as I go through it quite quickly and for 1kg of hemp at only $45 including shipping I was sold! I personally haven?t enjoyed the taste of hemp in the past and was a little concerned that with it being unflavoured and not sweetened etc that it would taste gross. But nope! I can hardly taste it in my smoothies and tastes nice in my porridge. Absolutely love this product! And not gritty at all. Will be buying again!
Review by: Rebekah on Fri, Sep 27, 2019 9:31 AM
I use this in baking and in my morning smoothies and I really like the nutty taste of hemp. This is definitely the best deal I've found for a kilo of the stuff with a good protein percentage.
Review by: Rose on Tue, Sep 24, 2019 5:02 AM
Fast delivery, good service
Review by: Anonymous on Fri, Sep 6, 2019 9:11 AM
Tastes a bit green but that is to be expected. Very nice when mixed with berries.
Review by: Joshua on Thu, Sep 5, 2019 2:01 PM
Amazing Protien with perfect omega 3-6-9 profile!
Review by: Nakul on Thu, Aug 29, 2019 12:13 AM
Really good Organic Hemp Protein Powder!! Great consistency and neutral taste for smoothies etc!
Review by: Anonymous on Wed, Aug 21, 2019 1:33 PM
Great product.
Has a natural nutty flavour, mixes really easy.
Is a little grainy which is normal for Hemp Protein powder.
I mix it with the Pea Protein.
Very easy to consume.

Very very fast delivery as usual.
Review by: Anonymous on Tue, Jul 30, 2019 6:53 PM
This is the best hemp protein that I have found so far in NZ. I have tried a few others and the macros of this one, and the price, are good. For people wondering of the flavour, to me, it tastes like ground oats added to milk, perhaps a tad nuttier and earthier. The main benefit is the digestibility; it provides no bloat for me unlike whey protein.
Review by: Anonymous on Tue, May 28, 2019 11:39 AM
Thought I?d give hemp protein a go as an alternative to whey. In the 3 weeks I?ve been using it I?ve found it to be really good. My Stomach feels less bloated than when using whey protein. Texture is smooth however the flavour is a shocker (very earthy!). I recommend adding it to a smoothie. I add banana, frozen berries, honey nz protein super foods powder and some almond butter and blend it with water. Would be nice if it came with an added flavour.
Review by: Grant on Mon, Mar 11, 2019 9:19 PM


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Serving size: 31.25g (2 heaped scoops)
Servings per pack: 32

Name Ave Quantity Per Serving Ave Quantity Per 100g
Energy 523kJ 1674kJ
Calories 125 400
Protein 16.2g 52g
       - Gluten 0g 0g
Fat - total 3g 9.6g
       - Saturated 0.5g 1.6g
       - Polyunsaturated 2g 6.6g
       - Monounsaturated 0.3g 1g
Carbohydrate 1.3g 4.2g
       - Sugars 1g 3.1g
       - Dietary Fibre 7.3g 23.5g
Sodium <2mg <5mg
Calcium 512mg 1640mg
Potassium 326mg 1045mg
Iron 59mg 190mg
Magnesium 81mg 260mg

Ingredients: Hemp protein powder. Spray and chemical residue free. Product of NZ.

Typical Amino Acid Profile

(mg per serving - unflavoured)

Branched chain aminio acids:
Isoleucine 730
Leucine 1220
Valine 920
Other essential aminio acids:
Lysine 640
Methionine 460
Phenylalanine 830
Threonine 640
Alanine 770
Non essential aminio acids:
Histidine 520
Arganine 2510
Aspartic Acid 2020
Cysteine/Cystine 260
Glutamic Acid 3310
Glycine 800
Proline 630
Serine 960
Tyrosine 630
Hydroxyproline <100
Ornithine <100