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Dedicated website against food crime

Would you like a better overview of food crime? In the context of an EU project, Nofima has been involved in developing a website that collects research results and news about food faking from all over the world.

Knowledge Update: Future Smolt Production

It’s been ten years since the first Smolt Production in the Future conference took place in Sunndalsøra, Norway. “Back then, we were talking about using recirculation for smolt production. Now we are discussing closed-containment aquaculture and post smolt production.” says scientist Jelena Kolarevic in Nofima, head of the conference.

Less potato waste and better food with new technologies

As we know, the potato is a versatile fellow which can be utilized in a number of ways. But can we also utilize the entire potato plant? We can make better use of potato peels, stalks and other waste by using technologies that both reduce food waste, have a low environmental impact and provide healthier and more tasteful foods.

Quality as a strategy for salmon

“Quality isn’t just about how salmon tastes. It can be about how much and what type of fat it contains, or about the colour, cut and packaging. But quality can also be linked to ecolabels, origin or brands,” says senior researcher Geir Sogn-Grundvåg. He is heading up ‘Qualidiff’, the research project that was recently launched […]

How Can Children be Encouraged to Eat Healthily?

Eleven doctoral students from various countries will be recruited, and they will be afforded an opportunity to conduct research into the fields of sensory perception, food enjoyment, food choice and food behaviour in institutions with internationally recognised skills and competence. The purpose of the doctoral studies will be to develop healthier eating habits among children. […]

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