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2019
Forskere skal afdække, hvordan bakterier kan udnyttes til at skabe bedre afgrøder. Foto: Colourbox
21 JUN

International research teams will develop better crops

The Novo Nordisk Foundation grants USD 30 million to an international research consortium which will uncover how bacteria can be exploited to create better crops.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Food quality Food production Health-promoting compounds Environment and pollution Climate adaption Ecosystems
Mayonnaise enriched with an omega-3 high fat emulsion stabilized with milk protein and surfactants. Image: Thomas Breitenbach, Aarhus University
20 JUN

Caffeic acid can slow down oxidation of fish oil in foods

New knowledge from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, can make it easier to add fish oil to fatty foods without them quickly going rancid.

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
Photo: DTU Aqua
27 MAY

Parasites hinder organic trout production

Optimum water conditions, hiding places for fish, and the prevention and reduction of parasites and bacteria to secure organic trout fry.

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Aquaculture
Image: Colourbox.dk
27 MAY

Well-documented path from farm to fork

A new project will develop technologies and methods that can both document a food product’s path from farm to fork and help prevent plagiarism. The National Food...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Food production
24 MAY

Organic mussels ready to be served on the Danes’ dinner tables

A longer harvest season, stable production and collaboration with the retail sector are to increase the Danes’ appetite for farmed mussels, which are being exported...

Food, fish and agriculture Fish and shellfish Food production
23 MAY

Organic and delicious, but unknown in Denmark

Organic common mussels are easy to grow on ropes in Denmark. Nevertheless, few find their way to Danish consumers.

Food, fish and agriculture Fish and shellfish Food production
From left to right: Andrea Lauridsen, Reem El-Moussa og Sarah Nyrup. Photo: Mikal Schlosser
20 MAY

Chickpea cooking water recycled to make a vegan dessert

A vegan mousse based on chickpea cooking water—aquafaba—won the competition for innovative and sustainable foods.

Food production Health-promoting compounds Innovation and product development Food technology
Photo: Jacob Krogh Andersen, EnviDan
03 APR

Copenhageners’ biowaste may become steaks

A new project will develop technology for extracting protein from organic waste, which can subsequently be used as a protein supplement for humans or in animal feed.

Food production
Photo: Danish Shellfish Centre, DTU
25 MAR

From menace to resource: Starfish become animal feed

The world’s first starfish meal factory will be inaugurated at the Limfjord on Friday, 29 March as a result of collaboration between universities and businesses.

Food, fish and agriculture Food production
Image: Sciencebrew.dk
11 MAR

Sustainable beer made from surplus sushi rice

Research from the Technical University of Denmark allows excess rice intended for use in sushi to be converted into beer.

Food, fish and agriculture Food production
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
14 FEB

Students awarded prize for vegan do-it-yourself cheese

Four master students at the Technical University of Denmark have once again won a prize for their do-it-yourself product, which transforms chickpea brine into a vegan cheese...

Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Food production
Photo: Colourbox.dk
14 JAN

Grass to be turned into profitable and safe source of protein

In a project headed by DTU Food, researchers and companies are working together to find a profitable way to extract protein from grass and to make this protein taste delicious...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production
2018
Image: Colourbox.dk
04 DEC

Research enables the food sector to reuse water

Research from the Technical University of Denmark shows that it is possible to clean chicken feet using 50% less water and that cleaning water can be reused in cooling...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food safety
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
29 NOV

Students invent eco-friendly vegan cheese

A team of master’s degree students receive an award for an innovative product that reduces food waste and has minimal impact on climate.

Food production
Photo: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
28 NOV

Students to make ingredients from new biomasses and by-products

A new course will enable students at the Technical University of Denmark to extract extra value from the food industry's by-products by creating new, sustainable ingredients...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
Photo: AGCO
23 OCT

Automated harvest

The combine harvester, or simply combine, is a highly complex agricultural machine that performs several different types of tasks simultaneously.

Food production Innovation and product development Robot technology and automation
Photo: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
24 JUL

Out-of-the-box thinking transforms carrot peel into carrot flour

Carrot peel is turned into flour instead of compost thanks to an idea developed by DTU students during a course on innovation and collaboration. The course lecturers include...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production
Photo: Royal Greenland
17 MAY

Mathematics for healthier fish products

Mathematical models from DTU are being used to develop new fish products with less salt and more flavour.

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Food production Mathematical modelling
Johanne Parelius and Julie Storm Høgsbro with their ice cream made from Scandinavian seaweed, berries, and fruit. Photo: Mikal Schlosser
20 FEB

Everyone can get the urge for an ice cream—even when it is made from seaweed

Two students created an ice cream made from seaweed, berries and fruit from Scandinavia and won a competition regarding innovative and sustainable foods

Nutrition and dietary habits Food production

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