3. November 2016
With Vartdal Plast as client, Nofima has developed a new type of packaging called SuperFresh. With a smaller footprint and a longer shelf life for food, the packaging is good news for the environment. On Thursday evening Vartdal Plast was awarded the 2016 Optimization Award for the product.
24. October 2016
Gills, skin and intestines are barriers that protect fish from their environment and help maintain their health. An important issue that needs to be addressed is how feed composition affects the functioning of these barriers in farmed salmon.
1. September 2016
An ingenious little pad that gently emits extra CO2, can extend the shelf life of a package of fresh cod by more than half a week. A total of four extra days!
27. June 2016
In April it all happened in Karlstad, Sweden! Researchers from around the globe met and formed a group whose common interest lays in the role of packaging for saving food from being wasted. Thanks to our sponsors; BillerudKorsnäs, Paper Province and the Swedish Funding agency Formas this group could be formed to meet future challenges in the role of packaging for sustainable development.
2. June 2016
Annette Fagerlund, postdoctoral fellow with Nofima, is rejoicing over new opportunities to stamp out the listeria problem. Tools are now available that make it possible to type every single bacterium.
15. March 2016
We are eating more and more fish. And fresh fish and fillet products account for the biggest increase in consumption. This presents both challenges and opportunities when it comes to shelf life and the packaging of fresh fish. Today, the use of the bacteria-inhibiting gas carbon dioxide (CO2) seem to be the best solution for the freshness, smell and taste of salmon fillets.
26. February 2016
If nitrogen is replaced by high oxygen when packaging fresh cod, the fish retains its quality longer.
23. February 2016
Through the EU-project AQUAEXCEL 2020, European researchers can apply for conducting research experiments at several top-class aquaculture research facilities in Europe. In Norway, Nofima is partner and has three research facilities that are modern and highly equipped, with plenty of opportunities.
22. February 2016
Through the EU-project AQUAEXCEL 2020, European researchers can apply for conducting research experiments at several top-class aquaculture research facilities in Europe. In Norway, Nofima is partner and has three research facilities that are modern and highly equipped, with plenty of opportunities. The first AQUAEXCEL2020 Call for Access is now open, with a deadline of 11 March 2016.
11. December 2015
The world’s fifth (!) best new beer is brewed in Gvarv in Telemark. However, ‘beer farmers’ Ingeborg Lindheim and Eivin Eilertsen want to keep on developing both themselves and their products. Nofima Food Research Institute is a part of the exciting process of breaking new ground in the art of brewing.