1. august 2011
A wide-ranging collaboration between researchers, the agricultural sector, the food industry, and the authorities has enabled Norwegian farmers to shift their production toward more wholesome and robust corn varieties – an important contribution to public health in Norway.
14. juli 2011
Three new research reports show that we know too little about how farmed salmon affect wild salmon, and that it is not communicated clearly enough what we do actually know. Researchers from Nofima are critical about the lack of correlation between the public administration’s communication and the actual scientific basis.
11. februar 2011
The scientists believe the level of omega-3 in the salmon we eat is determined by a combination of the salmon’s genes and the feed it eats.
There is less omega-3 in the fillet when salmon are fed plant-based feed. However, the scientists know that salmon have a certain capacity to convert omega-3 fatty acids from plant oil to marine omega-3. They will now receive help from the salmon’s genes to increase this capacity.
4. november 2010
A completely new fresh cod product is being launched under the brand name STRØM. The cod is slaughtered, filleted and packed within four hours of swimming in the sea.
26. oktober 2010
21. oktober 2010
Nofima has its own bakery, fully equipped with trolley ovens, small scale equipment and analysis opportunities.
14. oktober 2010
Greater knowledge about consumer preferences, desires and needs increases the likelihood of developing successful products.
11. oktober 2010
The Norwegian fisheries industry is good at adopting new technology but has much to gain when it comes to creating new products, says Nofima Scientist Audun Iversen.
4. oktober 2010
Researchers at Nofima Mat have been investigating how sauces based on different basic tastes affect the taste of salmon. While bitter sauce changes the salmon taste the most, the fish oil taste is almost gone when the salmon is served with a salty sauce.
27. september 2010
Nofima is the only Norwegian research institute represented in the EU project AquaMed, which aims to develop a joint European strategy for future R & D of aquaculture in the Mediterranean.