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Together with the Department of Food Science, the MAPP Centre contributes significant efforts to the research-based policy support provided by Aarhus University to the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration. Photo: Colourbox

2017.11.21 | Awards

World-class research in consumer behaviour

An international review panel of experts has evaluated the MAPP Centre and ranked the centre as a world-leader in consumer behavior research within the food area. Among other things, the MAPP Centre contributes to the research-based policy support provided by DCA – Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture to the Ministry of Environment and Food of…

School meals may improve social relations. Photo: Colourbox

2017.11.21 | Research news

Well-functioning framework for school meals equals healthier children

The availability of healthy and appetizing food is a prerequisite for ensuring that children eat healthy food at school; but the social environment also plays an important role. A recent report from Aarhus University investigates what it takes to introduce healthier food habits to school classes.

2017.09.20 | Research news

New Centre for Innovative Food Research is opening

Aarhus University opens a new centre to bring together leading competences within food research. The centre is iFOOD and the opening event will take place on 25 September in Agro Food Park.

2017.09.19 | Research news

DCA annual report is now available in English

DCA – Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture’s annual report 2016 provides readers with an insight into the research efforts behind the research-based policy support.

2017.06.12 | Research news

Consumers like convenience gourmet food

Danish consumers are positive with regard to buying convenience gourmet food, according to a study from Aarhus University that reveals growth potential for Danish gastronomy.

2017.05.18 | Awards

Dairy industry gives award to Aarhus University

Annually the Danish Dairy Board awards the Dairy Prize to a company or person who has taken a significant, extraordinary or courageous initiative with direct or indirect impact on the dairy industry. In 2017, the board has chosen to reward Aarhus University this prize for the university’s research in genetic background of the cows and its…

2017.05.05 | Research news

The wild cherry plums back on the plate

Wild cherry plums, European crab apple (wild apple) and blackthorn. The wild Danish plants are a hit in the Nordic kitchen, and an actual production based on these plants could offer a renewal in the Danish fruit industry. This is the conclusion in a research project which has resulted in a number of recipes involving the wild raw materials.

2017.04.28 | Research news

Antibiotics counteract the beneficial effect of whole grain

Antibiotics may impede the health properties of whole grain, especially for women. A recent study conducted by Aarhus University and The Danish Cancer Society demonstrates this. The results emphasize the importance of maintaining a restrictive use of antibiotics.

2017.04.07 | Research news

Further knowledge required about the differences between milk proteins

Recent years have witnessed significant debates on proteins in milk, in particular the differences between A1 and A2 proteins. However, there is still no scientific evidence to determine whether milk with one protein type is healthier than the other.

2017.03.17 | News from the management

Affiliate Associate Professor to strengthen the cooperation with the food industry

Department of Food Science, Aarhus University, appoints Niall Young as Affiliate Associate Professor in food structures and rheology. Niall Young is employed as a Technical Fellow in DuPont Nutrition & Health.

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