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Who cares about pellet saithe?

This is according to a Nofima survey which was conducted as part of a research project regarding coexistence in the coastal zone. The survey sampled 1000 respondents above the age of 18, equally divided between men and women from all over Norway. The result made us ask: Why are men from the high North all up in […]

Is integration the new buzzword in coastal zone planning?

The world is facing major challenges: rising temperatures, rising sea levels and food shortages; One wouldn’t be blamed for losing sleep over issues of lesser urgency. Although the solutions to these problems aren’t yet on the agenda, we know that they can be found in the ocean. Oceans and coastal areas have been singled out as a hotbed for future growth and development.

Seaweed Success Stories

An impromptu session of new product testing with a group of friends in northern Norway ensued after I returned from a seaweed trade fair with new product samples of chocolate infused with seaweed or chocolate seaweed.

Does the consumer take food for granted?

In my career as a researcher and head of food research I have been met with quizzical looks many times. Is it possible to research food? Most people see the need to understand more about nutrition and the body’s need for nutrients. But what else could there be to research?

Would you like salt fish or klippfisk for dinner today?

There are many tasty dishes where saltfish or klippfisk (dried and salted cod) is an important part of the meal. But if you would like to have saltfish or klippfisk for dinner today, that’s really something you should have thought of yesterday or even the day before. This is because saltfish and klippfisk products contain so much salt that they must be desalted by soaking them overnight before they can be eaten.

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