29. April 2020
Do you really know what fish species you are eating? When you buy fish from a store, or when you are served a fish dish in a restaurant, you expect to get what the label says or to eat what you ordered. Unfortunately, the reality is sometimes far from expectations.
11. March 2020
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 […]
19. February 2020
A Norwegian google search for “matured food” displays results for balsamic vinegar, cured meat, fermented trout and many types of cheese. Why isn’t clipfish on the list?
22. January 2020
The salmon industry creates thousands of jobs along the coast. Its export value is twice that of all other Norwegian fish combined. Could more unique products add even more value?
18. December 2019
Did you know that crabs do not need to be cooked in boiling water in order to become delicious food? And what on Earth do crabs, fruits and vegetables have in common?
5. December 2019
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.
5. December 2019
If you are lucky enough to catch a salmon that is full of roe, you must never throw the roe away!
20. November 2019
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.
28. June 2019
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?
11. June 2019
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.