8. April 2021
According to a recent survey conducted by Nofima, many people are positive about eating seaweed and kelp, despite the fact that many know little about them. This is good news for seaweed and kelp growers, who are committed to bringing about a viable food industry based on these marine plants.
24. March 2021
Fewer than four per cent of Norwegian fishermen are women. Nofima has now been commissioned by the Norwegian Ministry of Industry and Fisheries to identify measures that could help to improve gender equality in the industry.
4. March 2021
A lot of work remains to be done before a new Norwegian sustainability standard (NRFM) can be adopted. However, the scientist who has led the effort to create the draft that is now up for consideration believes that a new standard will be finalised and adopted.
3. March 2021
Nofima senior scientist Themis Altintzoglou is the editor of the latest issue published by the prestigious Journal of International Food & Agribusiness Marketing (JIFAM).
9. February 2021
Snow crab was predicted to become a gold mine for Norwegian fisheries. Then, Norwegian fishermen were denied access to the best fishing grounds, and things became rather quiet regarding the new Norwegian fishery. What happened to Norwegian snow crab? And does it still have a future in Norwegian fisheries?
13. January 2021
Nofima is about to start a new project involving research on freezing methods. The purpose is to ensure that the fishing industry gains a regular supply of raw materials thereby forming a better foundation regarding year-round jobs.
8. January 2021
Norwegian fisheries provide significant value creation. Analyses indicate that the fishing industry generated a net value creation of NOK 22.7 billion in 2019. Of this, NOK 16.6 billion was created directly from fisheries, while NOK 6.1 billion comes from ripple effects in the supply industry.
7. January 2021
Would you like lumpfish for dinner? Nofima is trying to reveal how millions of cleaner fish used in the Norwegian salmon farming industry can be used for human consumption.
17. December 2020
Nofima has developed a new quality test that uses renowned restaurant chefs to assess the quality of raw materials and products.
23. November 2020
The machines are built and the technology is ready to use: Fish producers can now establish if they have caught world-class cod even before the fish is gutted, using light-based quality inspection of whole fish which can be done at industrial speed.