Archive for «Food safety and quality»

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Award to environmentally-oriented packaging

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.

Packaging Saves Food Research Group – new international collaborations

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.

Better salmon fillet with carbon dioxide (CO2)

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.

Deadline 11 March: Free access to research facilities

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.

Studying one of the best beers in the world

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.

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