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Norway! Keep up with vegetarian trends!

A recent analysis shows that Norway still has untapped potential when it comes to developing its own plant-based products using local ingredients.

Smart sensor technology could mean better sausage and chips

Full temperature control leads to better sausages, and control of water content means better chips: new study.

Bringing fish heads and bones back to the dinner table

New project will convert residual by-products into high-quality, functional ingredients, using efficient and sustainable processing methods.

Calorie labels encourage us to order healthier meals

Labelling the calorie content of meals in restaurants is an effective tool for combating weight gain in the population, says the Danish Cancer Society.

Pensioners unknowingly subsidise groceries for young and wealthy

High-income families in Oslo get cheaper food at the expense of those in rural areas who are unable to use apps or unwilling to disclose their consumer habits. Apps that give discounts create new economic disparities.

Full-fat fermented milk products linked to lower risk of stroke

Results could prompt authorities to rethink dairy product recommendations, says scientist.

Picky children might have eating disorders

It is not uncommon for young kids to be quite picky and reluctant to try new foods. Some of them can have eating disorders.

Industrial pollutants are changing the microbiota of the Greenland ice

Bacteria within the Greenland ice sheet are adapting to cope with pollutants deposited in the ice. These same bacteria may be key to removing some of this contamination before it enters the local food chain.

Another good reason to eat chocolate

New study finds that chocolate is good for our health and may help protect against cardiac fibrillation.

Mustard oil could soon replace rapeseed oil

New research shows that mustard could be an attractive alternative to rapeseed oil—the world’s third largest oil crop.