In the EcoSorb project, a novel and more environmentally friendly liquid absorber pad for fresh food products is developed, which will result in increased use of renewable raw materials and reduced use of plastic materials from fossil fuels.
The aim of the project is to develop a test system for choosing the right packaging for fruits, berries and vegetables.
Nofima has a strong expertise in the interaction between the packaging and product quality. We develop sutainable and innovative packaging solutions and will be happy to assist with chose of packaging materials and methods, optimal shelf life and reduced food waste.
The main goal of the strategic research program FoodMicro-Pack is to contribute to production and offering of safe and durable food, optimal packaging concepts and reduced food waste in the Norwegian food sector.
27. October 2016
Now that Norwegian grocery retailers have begun to sell fresh, pre-packed cod, sales have soared. Between 2013 and 2015, sales of cod rose by almost 50 percent.
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.
21. April 2015
A new research project will focus on the taste and aroma in ham products. In this work we will improve slicing and packaging technologies for hams, to increase the perception of freshness of the products over a longer period of time.
Romanian and Norwegian scientists join forces to develop new innovative food packaging biomaterials with antimicrobial and antioxidant properties.
CATCH is a visionary project where the objective is to “catch” the maximal sustainable value of wild Atlantic cod based on live storage.