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2015.08.05 | Research news

The environmental impact of beef

The production of beef affects the climate, environment and biodiversity, but the effects depend on how the meet is produced. There is a large scope for reducing the environmental impact per kg meet produced by increasing the utilisation of the animal into new edible products not conventionally produced.

2015.06.22 | Workshop

An opportunity to influence

Aarhus University hosts an industry workshop on the future plans and possibilities linked to relocation of AU-Food.

2015.05.08 | Research news

What to do about food waste?

The European COSUS project has finalised its first stage of research and determined the major factors causing consumer-level food waste.

Cheese is apparently very healthy to eat. Photo: Colourbox

2015.05.08 | Research news

Cheese is surprisingly healthy

Scientists may have solved the conundrum of why the French can drink wine and eat lots of cheese – and still remain slim and healthy. It appears that cheese is an important piece in this puzzle.

2015.04.17 | Research news

Consumers respond positively to keyhole symbol campaign

It is worthwhile running campaigns that encourage consumers to buy healthy foods. A study by researchers at Aarhus University confirms that sales rise by up to 10 per cent when campaigns for products carrying the keyhole symbol are run.

2015.03.23 | Research news

Danes content with the food they buy

Danes are generally content with the food they can buy in Danish supermarkets and with the food they eat. This is the conclusion of a study undertaken by the MAPP Centre at Aarhus University. The researchers have developed a quality index that measures food satisfaction and for which they divided consumers into five categories.

2015.03.12 | Research news

Start your healthy eating habits at school

A Danish study shows that about half of the country's schools have introduced measures to promote healthy eating habits, but that it requires extreme dedication, support and economic thrift if the scheme is to be successful.

Researchers will elucidate the health-promoting effects of fibre and bacteria to help prevent problems connected to obesity and lifestyle diseases. Photo: Janne Hansen

2015.02.17 | Research news

Health benefits of fibre and bacteria in food

A new joint project between Aarhus University and DuPont Nutrition & Health will lead to a better understanding of the effect of probiotic bacteria and prebiotic dietary fibre in humans.

Through collaborations across the industry, the Top Safe-project will focus on Danish foods as being safe and of highest quality.

2015.02.16 | Research news

Joint collaboration receives million DKK grant

Along with several partners, Danish Food Cluster member, ISI Food Protection, has been granted 11,27 million DKK for a GUDP (Green Development and Demonstration Programme/Grønt Udviklings- og Demonstrationsprogram) project. The project, called Top Safe, aims to develop new initiatives in order to secure fresh foods against pathogenic bacteria like…

Prize-winning chefs create artful food that appeals to several senses. This salad was inspired by a Kandinsky painting. Photo: Crossmodal Research Laboratory

2015.02.11 | Events

Unveiling the secrets of our food habits

You are what you eat – but why do you eat what you eat and buy certain food products instead of others? What affects your enjoyment of the meal? These questions were dealt with by three professors at an interdisciplinary workshop held by the Department of Food Science at Aarhus University.

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