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Norwegian Christmas food spills its beans

During Christmas you may begin to wonder if the patties really contain pork, the herring in the tomato sauce really is herring, if the sausages contain beef, or if the Christmas anchovies have anchovies in them.

Aquaponics – fish and crop production in the same pool

In practice, it's a mini-ecosystem with zero emissions.

New Nordic food is a niche

On the 10th anniversary of the concept “New Nordic food”, researchers from Aarhus University have investigated its social and financial influence on society. They found that only few people have taken Nordic food to heart.

How scientists will sneak healthy fibres into your food

Scientists are designing sneaky dietary fibres to make people eat healthier without noticing it.

Dairy fat can help protect against type 2 diabetes

Eating dairy products can help people avoid contracting type 2 diabetes. Some researchers think the healthy ingredient is dairy fat.

Making juice healthier with skin and seeds

Many of the beneficial substances in berries are found in the skin and the seeds – which are usually discarded when the berries are pressed to give juice.

Researchers spotlight ethical food trade

The project aims to help to help European consumers make more ethical choices when purchasing farmed fish products from Asia.

Social innovations may hold the key to future food security

UN Special Rapporteur believes in developing new ways to produce and distribute food. “Today's food system is not reducing hunger, despite increasing levels of production, but has instead contributed to inequality in rural areas,” he says.

How the potato was brought to Norway

Famine, prohibition and war contributed to the potato’s popularity in the Norwegian kitchen. It all started with the priests.

We'll eat trees in the future

The discovery of special enzymes may alter our diets – and the way we look at trees.