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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.

Leaves from white oilseed rape plants could be a new healthy ingredient in the salad bowl. Photo: Knold & Top

2015.02.09 | Research news

New leaf for the salad bowl

The familiar yellow oilseed rape growing in Danish fields is normally used for oil production and animal feed. The breeding of new white-flowered oilseed rape varieties means that we will soon be able to add their healthy leaves to our salad.