January 13th 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.
January 12th 2021
The Research Council of Norway has appointed Sarfraz as an “outstanding young researcher” (Fremragende ung forsker) and awarded his project NanoFunPack a total of NOK 7.7 million in project support. The funds are awarded to ambitious projects with focused research efforts performing at a high international level. Two sides of the same coin NanoFunPack, or […]
January 8th 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.
January 7th 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.
January 6th 2021
The next time you remove the skin and bones from your fish dinner and throw them in the bin, you might want to keep in mind that you are disposing of something that could be worth NOK 8500 per gram!
January 5th 2021
Animal-based products contain several important nutrients which humans need. Our body needs to be supplied with complex and important vitamins such as B12 every once in a while, and meat is the best source. If you have a vitamin B12 deficiency, you can develop serious health problems. “We don’t need to eat animal products every […]
December 28th 2020
Although many people want to eat more plant-based food, some consumer segments are less keen. How can we convince them as well?
December 22nd 2020
40 percent of all food poisonings occur at home. Nofima researchers are leading the way to find the best solutions for reducing this number.
December 18th 2020
“The assignments prove that our expertise is both in demand and relevant. For Nofima, this year’s allocations prove that industry values our expertise,” says Øyvind Fylling-Jensen, Managing Director of Nofima. The production and processing of food is one of Norway’s largest mainland industries. Research will support jobs, industry and settlement in rural areas. Covid-19 has […]
December 17th 2020
Nofima has developed a new quality test that uses renowned restaurant chefs to assess the quality of raw materials and products.