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Associate Professor Henrik Brinch-Pedersen has been awarded a grant of DKK 12.3 million by the Innovation Fund Denmark to develop natural food colouring. Photo: Charlotte Hamann Knudsen

2015.01.21 | Research news

Developing natural food colouring

A number of synthetic food colours have been shown to have undesirable side effects, especially in children. Associate Professor Henrik Brinch-Pedersen has been awarded a grant of DKK 12.3 million by the Innovation Fund Denmark to extract dye from black carrots.

The Innovation Fund has granted millions of Danish kroner to research in agrifood at Aarhus University. Photo: Colourbox

2015.01.19 | Research news

Research in agriculture and food at Aarhus University gets multimillion kroner boost

Innovation Fund has granted 79.5 million Danish kroner to research projects and industrial postdoc projects in food and agriculture at Aarhus University.

Food can be enriched with vitamin D to help promote people's health. Photo: Colourbox

2015.01.14 | Research news

Milk proteins to become a source of Vitamin D

Vitamin D deficiency is a massive problem in the winter at our latitude. Even with a balanced diet it is difficult to fully cover your vitamin D requirement. With a backing of 13 million Danish kroner from Innovation Fund Denmark, a new project – DFORT – will endeavour to improve the uptake of vitamin D from fortified foods by building the vitamin…

The growing method can affect the taste and health value of vegetables. Photo: Jesper Rais

2015.01.09 | Research news

Growing method can make vegetables tastier and healthier

Growing methods affect the contents of healthy substances in cabbage and root crops and whether they have a sweet or bitter taste.

Researchers at Aarhus University have achieved several promising results that will now be tested in the field. This can lead to reduced use of pesticides in apple orchards. Photo: Janne Hansen

2015.01.07 | Research news

Towards zero pesticide residues in Danish apples

Research shows that it is possible to reduce or eliminate pesticide residues in apples. The research results are now being tested in practice.