You are here: AU Research  Food Platform

The platform

Inspiring collaboration in food research - as a basis for innovation and quality in the entire food chain.

News

Researchers have used coffee to test consumers' willingness to buy climate-friendly products.

2016.11.03 | Research news

New research: Colours make consumers purchase climate-friendly products

Only eight out of 100 Danes can tell if a product is climate-friendly. However, new research from Aarhus BSS now shows that a simple red-yellow-green traffic light label can effectively help the consumers choose products with the smallest carbon footprint.

2016.10.20 | Research news

Onions snitch about their ails

Aarhus University carries out research on promoting resource efficiency in all parts of the food chain. This includes a large project in which researchers and the industry are collaborating to prevent discarding several tons of onions annually. The aim is to make onions tell about their diseases before it is too late.

2016.10.14 | Research news

Growing interest in vintage varieties

There is a growing interest in old varieties of fruit, vegetables and cereals. This is the experience at both the Nordic Gene Bank (NordGen) and Aarhus University’s horticultural research site in Aarslev who administer the national collection of vegetatively-propagated vegetables.

2016.10.03 | Research news

New research: Danish organic products unknown to German consumers

Germany is the most important export market for Danish organic products, but now a new study shows that German consumers are largely unfamiliar with Danish organic products. This has consequences for the Danish export strategy for the German market, explains Professor John Thøgersen from Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University.

2016.09.27 | Research news

Uo to 14 units of alcohol does not harm fertility

Women who abstain from drinking alcohol do not become pregnant faster. In fact, they can drink up to 14 units of alcohol a week without this in itself affecting their ability to have children. This is shown by the SnartForældre.dk research project from the Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital.

2016.09.27 | Education news

FOOD & INGREDIENTS SUMMER SCHOOL

In close collaboration with representatives from both small and large food companies in Denmark, the Department of Food Science at Aarhus University offers a summer course with focus on food. The course will be held in August 2017 in Aarhus Denmark

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.

Events

Wed 02 Aug
09:00-12:00 | Aarhus
Food & Ingredients Summer School
Are you interested in gaining an insight into the latest challenges and solutions related to food and do you want to strengthen your international network? In close collaboration with representatives from both small and large food companies in Denmark, Aarhus University offers a summer course with focus on food.
Comments on content: 
Revised 03.11.2016