2018.01.29 | Research news

Consumer satisfaction with foods in retail industry on the increase

Generally, Danish consumers are satisfied with the quality of foods available in Danish grocery stores, and in recent years consumer satisfaction has increased. This is one of the findings of a recent DCA report “Quality index 2017”, prepared by researchers from the MAPP Centre at Aarhus University.

2018.01.29 | Research news

Men and women are equally good at cooking

In Danish households, men and women generally have equal cooking skills; however, women take the lead when it comes to baking and desserts. This appears from a recent report from Aarhus University.

2018.01.16 | Research news

Hot baths for root vegetables as a means to reduce food waste

Most root vegetables are washed and thoroughly brushed before they end up in supermarkets. However, this procedure wounds the vegetables leaving scratches that provide easy access for bacteria and fungi, reducing shelf life. Researchers from Aarhus University examine whether washing with warmer water and using plant oils may help reduce waste.

2017.12.06 | Research news

Highly educated men are more positive to the notion of eating insects

About one third of Danish consumers are positive towards the notion of eating insects, and particularly men living in the Copenhagen area. The consumers prefer products containing processed insects instead of whole insects. A new report from Aarhus University demonstrates this.

When grass comprises a large proportion of a cow's feed it alters her milk composition. Photo: Colourbox

2017.12.01 | Research news

Milk from grass-fed cows can become a new, healthy and holistic organic luxury product

Organic dairy farming can become even greener if the milk is produced almost exclusively on grass-based feed. This type of production will the make both the milk and the organic production system healthier.

A lack of social interaction during meals has a negative effect on elderly people’s quality of life. Photo: Colourbox

2017.12.01 | Research news

Dinner groups help elderly people who have lost their cohabiting partner

When elderly people suddenly have to eat their daily meals alone, they experience a decline in their quality of life. However, dinner groups can have a positive effect on people who have lost a cohabiting partner. In a new study, Aarhus University takes a closer look at how changes in elderly people’s life situation impact their eating habits and…

Need an expert?

At Aarhus University scientists perform research in the quality and composition of vegetable and animal food products following the entire chain ranging from raw material production via storing and processing to health and sensory properties.

Find the expert you need within the food research area on the interactive map.


No articles found in this list