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2017.01.13 | Research news

What happens once we remove lactose?

With time undesirable aromas and flavours may develop in lactose free milk. This is a challenge for the dairies when trying to accommodate the demand for long-life lactose free products, for example at distant export markets.

2016.12.31 | Research news

Food fiction - when are food product claims misleading?

How do you examine if consumers are being misled by clever ad copy on groceries? It is actually more difficult than you might think. Researchers at the MAPP Centre at Aarhus University have a useful method on the way.

2016.12.13 | Research news

Research: How to make the Keyhole nutrition label more effective

Researchers have explored how the Keyhole nutrition label can win the struggle for the consumers’ attention. The recommendations are clear.

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

2016.09.26 | Research news

Small country, big success: Retailers combat food waste in Denmark

Here's a big success in a small country: Danish retailers have become major players in endeavors to curb food waste, providing an example of how sustainability can be achieved with relatively modest means.

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