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Food technology

How stores can throw out less food

Grocery stores throw out 75 000 tons of food annually. By adding date tagging to the barcode, food waste could be dramatically reduced, according to two students.

Making retired hens into more than a refuse problem

In Norway over three million retired laying hens are gassed to death and end up as refuse - anually. A group of Norwegian scientists want to put the hens to better use.

Ecological food to have longer life

Have you heard about the method that keeps salmon fresh for a whole month, without the use of chemicals?

Fresh juice with long shelf life must win over consumers

New technology gives freshly-squeezed juice a long shelf life and can retain its natural flavour, but consumers are sceptical.

All-in-one algae

The alga starts by making hydrogen for fuel cells and consuming CO2. Then it can be converted into useful products like health food, fish fodder, medicines, construction materials and biofuels.