7. February 2019
Researcher Florent Govaerts has researched French newspapers over a ten-year period to examine what is being been written about Norwegian salmon. Most of the 134 articles were negative, which might have had a negative impact on its reputation.
21. January 2019
How can the marine industries coexist in a good way along the coast? Nofima is now launching a new multidisciplinary research initiative focusing on the coexistence of different coastal industries. The objective is to gain increased knowledge and find better tools for ensuring steady industrial development in Norway.
19. December 2018
With high-quality pictures of the stomach content of the fish, fish buyers bidding on catches at auctions can avoid buying a “pig in a poke”.
5. December 2018
A new, unique web portal is being launched today that reflects the influence of Norwegian aquaculture along the coast – both on the ocean and society as a whole.
29. November 2018
Capture and handling related stressors influencing the amount of blood in fish muscle. Controlled slaughtering (stunning, bleeding and gutting) of fish immediately when they come onboard improves the exsanguination. New research from Nofima shows that most of the blood is drained from the fish within three minutes.
8. November 2018
Does stating on the package that the product is eco-friendly help to promote sales? Project Blueshell is testing how products containing residual raw materials such as seafood shells can most easily be introduced into the market.
4. November 2018
One in three households in Norway are classed as being in the premium segment. They are willing to pay at least 10% more for super- fresh cod – that is, cod sold less than 48 hours after slaughtering.
29. October 2018
The results from Nofima’s research are unequivocal: live-stored cod for salted fish should not be salted until rigor has passed.
23. October 2018
The researchers at Nofima estimate that the higher sales prices will to a certain extent outweigh the increased expenses for live catches of cod. The quota bonus is important for vessel economy.
15. October 2018
This has been established by Research Scientist Tatiana N. Ageeva following three years of work on the Catch research project. “Live storage allows us to secure and also improve on the quality of the fish at the time of capture,” says the Nofima research scientist. Four weeks without food Catch is a visionary project of […]