Nutri Ventures: The Quest for the 7 Kingdoms has made its US debut on Hulu Kids.
29 episodes of the Portuguese show are now available on Hulu Kids via the Hulu Plus subsciption service, while children can also watch 11 episodes of Nutri Ventures for free on Hulu.com.
Nutri Ventures encourages healthy eating in children aged four to eight and the show has now graced screens in 23 countries worldwide.
“Nutri Ventures has a simple mission: Engage to educate – make it fun and exciting for kids to learn about healthy eating, and to make children around the world aware that nutrition is one of the most important elements of their lives,” said Rui Lima Miranda, co-founder and managing partner of Nutri Ventures Corp and producer of Nutri Ventures: The Quest for the 7 Kingdoms.
“We’re excited to be making our US. television debut on Hulu, and look forward to fighting together with our Nutri-Heroes to improve children’s eating habits”
The show follows Theo, Lena, Ben and Little Nina, four kids who have never known food. They have instead only eaten Genex 100, the synthetic creation of bad guy Alex Grand. When Theo learns the truth about real food, the gang set off on a mission ‘to bring nutrition back to their world’.
The US debut is backed by the launch of the Nutri Ventures virtual world at www.nutri-ventures.com/us.
In Portugal, the virtual world has registered more than 100,000 users which is a 33 per cent share of children aged four to 10 with Internet access. Parents and educators can also visit the site to discover ways to teach children about the importance of nutrition and nutritional habits.