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Biography Torstein Skåra

Main working areas: Processing of (pelagic) fish , Surface pasteurization and microbial modelling, By-product utilization. Areas of particular interest are related to the conservation of product quality through processing, by means of hygienic measures and minimal processing. Education: MSc Organic Chemistry, Norwegian Institute of Technology; MSc Food Science, Cornell University (US); PhD Predictive Microbiology, KU Leuven (BE)

Torstein has 34 scientific publications in Cristin:

Verheyen, Davy; Baka, Maria; Glorieux, Seline; Duquenne, Barbara; Fraeye, Ilse; Skåra, Torstein; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2018: Development of fish-based model systems with various microstructures

Verheyen, Davy; Carillo, Araceli Bolívar; Pérez-Rodríguez, Fernando; Baka, Maria; Skåra, Torstein; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2018: Effect of food microstructure on growth dynamics of Listeria monocytogenes in fish-based model systems

Pero, Milad; Askari, Gholamreza; Skåra, Torstein; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Kiani, Hossein; 2018: Change in the color of heat-treated, vacuum-packed broccoli stems and florets during storage: effects of process conditions and modeling by an artificial neural network

Stormo, Svein Kristian; Skåra, Torstein; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Sone, Izumi; Carlehög, Mats; Heia, Karsten; Skjelvareid, Martin Hansen; 2018: In-Pack Surface Pasteurization of Capture-Based, Pre-Rigor Filleted Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua)

Stormo, Svein Kristian; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Sone, Izumi; Vorre, Aase; Heia, Karsten; Skåra, Torstein; 2017: Modeling-assisted minimal heat processing of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)

Cando, Deysi; Moreno, Helena Maria; Borderias, A. Javier; Skåra, Torstein; 2016: Combined Effect of High Hydrostatic Pressure and Lysine or Cystine Addition in Low-Grade Surimi Gelation with Low Salt Content

Skåra, Torstein; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; 2016: Emerging Methods and Principles in Food Contact Surface Decontamination/Prevention

Skåra, Torstein; Axelsson, Lars; Stefansson, Gudmundur; Ekstrand, Bo; Hagen, Helge; 2015: Fermented and ripened fish products in the northern European countries

Skåra, Torstein; Valdramidis, Vasilis P; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Noriega, Estefania; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2014: A novel model to assess the efficacy of steam surface pasteurization of cooked surimi gels inoculated with realistic levels of Listeria innocua

Skåra, Torstein; Stormo, Svein Kristian; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Kondjoyan, Alain; Sivertsen, Agnar Holten; Gins, Geert; Van Derlinden, Eva; Valdramidis, Vasilis P; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2014: Estimation of surface temperature and thermal load in short-time heat treatment of surimi through reflectance spectroscopy and heat transfer modeling

Skåra, Torstein; 2013: Surface Steam Pasteurisation of Fish Products: Thermal Characterisation and Microbial Selection/Resistance

Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Fernandez, P; Periago, P.M.; Skåra, Torstein; 2012: Microorganisms of relevance in thermally processed foods

Skåra, Torstein; Cappuyns, Astrid M; Van Derlinden, Eva; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Valdramidis, Vasilis P; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2012: Growth Kinetics of Listeria Isolated from Salmon and Salmon Processing Environment: Single Strains versus Cocktails

Skåra, Torstein; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Leadley, C; 2012: Microbial decontamination of seafood

Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Skåra, Torstein; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; 2011: Recent Advances in Minimal Heat Processing of Fish: Effects on Microbiological Activity and Safety

Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Olsen, Sissel Oddveig; Skåra, Torstein; Sivertsvik, Morten; Lekang, Odd-Ivar; 2011: Optimization of Heat Processing of Farmed Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua) Muscle with Respect to Cook Loss, Water Holding Capacity, Color, and Texture

Skåra, Torstein; Cappuyns, Astrid M; Olsen, Sissel Oddveig; Van Derlinden, Eva; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Olsen, Øystein; Van Impe, Jan FM; Valdramidis, Vasilis P; 2011: A thermodynamic approach to assess a cellular mechanism of inactivation and the thermal resistance of Listeria innocua

Skåra, Torstein; Cappuyns, Astrid M; Van Derlinden, Eva; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Valdramidis, Vasilis P; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2011: Quantifying the combined effect of salt and temperature on the growth of Listeria strains isolated from salmon and salmon processing environments

Altintzoglou, Themistoklis; Einarsdottir, Gunnthorunn; Valsdottir, Thora; Schelvis, Rian; Skåra, Torstein; Luten, Joop; 2010: A Voice-of-Consumer Approach in Development of New Seafood Product Concepts

Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Olsen, Sissel Oddveig; Skåra, Torstein; Lekang, Odd-Ivar; 2010: Use of residual acid phosphatase activity in heat processed Atlandtic cod (Gadus morhua) for estimating thermal load

Olsen, Sissel Oddveig; Jørgensen, Kåre Bredeli; Birkeland, Svein; Birkeland, Sveinung; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Skåra, Torstein; 2009: Effects of Phosphates and Salt in Ground Raw and Cooked Farmed Cod (Gadus morhua) Muscle Studied by the Water Holding Capacity (WHC), and Supported by P-31-NMR Measurements

Birkeland, Sveinung; Skåra, Torstein; 2008: Cold smoking of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) fillets with smoke condensate - an alternative processing technology for the production of smoked salmon

Birkeland, Sveinung; Akse, Leif; Joensen, Sjurdur; Tobiassen, Torbjørn; Skåra, Torstein; 2007: Injection-Salting of pre rigor Fillets of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar)

Olsen, Sissel Oddveig; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Skåra, Torstein; Hendrickx, Marc E.; 2007: Thermal Inactivation kinetics of acid phosphatase (ACP) in cod (Gadus morhua)

Birkeland, Sveinung; Sivertsvik, Morten; Nielsen, Henrik H.; Skåra, Torstein; 2005: Effects of brining conditions on weight gain in herring (Clupea harengus) fillets

Rørå, Anna Maria Bencze; Birkeland, Sveinung; Hultmann, Lisbeth; Rustad, Turid; Skåra, Torstein; Bjerkeng, Bjørn; 2005: Quality characteristics of farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) fed diets high in soybean or fish oil as affected by cold-smoking temperature

Birkeland, Sveinung; Rørå, Anna Maria Bencze; Skåra, Torstein; Bjerkeng, Bjørn; 2004: Effects of cold smoking procedures and raw material characteristics on product yield and quality parameters of cold smoked Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) fillets

Skåra, Torstein; Sivertsvik, Morten; Birkeland, Sveinung; 2004: Production of salmon oil from filleting byproducts - Effects of storage conditions on lipid oxidation and content of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids

Hultmann, Lisbeth; Rørå, Anna Maria Bencze; Steinsland, Ingelin; Skåra, Torstein; Rustad, Turid; 2004: Proteolytic activity and properties of proteins in smoked salmon (Salmo salar) - effects of smoking temperature

Birkeland, Sveinung; Skåra, Torstein; Bjerkeng, Bjørn; Rørå, Anna Maria Bencze; 2003: Product yield and gaping in cold-smoked Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) fillets as influenced by different injection-salting techniques

Bro, Rasmus; Nielsen, Henrik Hauch; Stefansson, Gudmundur; Skåra, Torstein; 2002: A phenomenological study of ripening of salted herring. Assessing homogeneity of data from different countries and laboratories

Olsen, Sissel Oddveig; Steinsbø, E. E.; Skåra, Torstein; 2002: The influence of potential pre-treatment and processing parameters on general proteolytic activity characteristics in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), studied in a model system

Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Øines, Sigurd; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Skåra, Torstein; 2002: Heat transfer in vacuum packed mussels (Mytilus edulis) during thermal processing

Stefansson, Gudmundur; Nielsen, Henrik H.; Skåra, Torstein; Schubring, Reinhard; Oehlenschläger, Jörg; Luten, Joop; Derrick, S.; Gudmundsdottir, Gudny; 2000: Frozen herring as raw material for spice-salting

Torstein has 18 other publications in Cristin:

Skåra, Torstein; Stormo, Svein Kristian; 2019: Frossenfisk: Fra fremtidsmat til dårlig rykte - og tilbake igjen?

Skåra, Torstein; Sone, Izumi; Vorre, Aase; 2018: Hot smoked Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) Effects of catch season, frozen storage time of raw material (fillets) and chilled storage time of finished product, on colour and sensory characteristics

Karlsdóttir, Magnea Guðrún; Sveinsdottir, Hildur I.; Stefansson, Gudmundur; Larsson, Karin; Undeland, Ingrid; Sone, Izumi; Skåra, Torstein; 2018: Improved quality and value of Nordic mackerel products for the global market. The effects of catching method and season, filleting and processing on the storage stability of frozen Atlantic mackerel product

Sone, Izumi; Skåra, Torstein; Vorre, Aase; 2017: Utvikling og optimalisering av makrellfiletering

Skåra, Torstein; 2017: En dag på Tsukij fiskemarked

Skåra, Torstein; 2017: Jomfrusild - trendy i Tyskland

Skåra, Torstein; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; 2016: Mikrobølger under trykk

Christensen, Line Bach; Skåra, Torstein; 2015: Hurtigmetode for måling av enzymaktivitet basert på viskositetsmålinger

Jessen, Flemming; Skåra, Torstein; 2015: Proteomanalyse: To-dimensjonal gelelektroforese av Nordsjøsild i forhold til modningstid

Skåra, Torstein; Skåra, Ragnhild; Carlehög, Mats; Lea, Per; Gildberg, Asbjørn; Jessen, Flemming; Nielsen, Henrik Hauch; 2014: Alternativ produksjon av matjessild. Prosessutvikling og oppskalering

Skåra, Torstein; Stormo, Svein Kristian; Carlehög, Mats; Lea, Per; Gildberg, Asbjørn; Jessen, Flemming; Nielsen, Henrik Hauch; 2014: Alternativ produksjon av matjessild. Del 2: NVG sild

Heide, Morten; Skåra, Torstein; Sætren, Øyvind; 2014: Markedsvurdering av nye sildeprodukter i Ukraina og Tyskland

Skåra, Torstein; 2014: Prosessutvikling, oppskalering og markedsvurdering; Alternativ matjesproduksjon - Sluttrapport

Skåra, Torstein; Carlehög, Mats; Skaret, Josefine; Gildberg, Asbjørn; Jessen, Flemming; Nielsen, Henrik Hauck; Løvdal, Trond Karsten; 2013: Alternativ produksjon av Matjessild. Del 1: Nordsjøsild

Roth, Bjørn; Heia, Karsten; Skåra, Torstein; Sone, Izumi; Birkeland, Sveinung; Jakobsen, Ronny Andre; Evensen, Tor Hatten; Akse, Leif; 2013: Kvalitetsavvik sildefilet. Sluttrapport

Skåra, Torstein; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; 2013: Overflatepasteurisering

Skåra, Torstein; 2011: Markedskrav og kvalitetsutfordringer NVG-sild

Skåra, Torstein; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Sivertsvik, Morten; 2002: Safe and sound: minimally processed fish products