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2019
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31 OCT

Seaweed and micro algae on the menu

In order to be able to produce enough food for the growing world population in the future, the National food Institute is exploring the great potential in utilizing aquatic...

Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Health-promoting compounds Innovation and product development
Image: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
02 JUL

Fortified foods can alleviate vitamin D deficiency in Denmark

Foods fortified with vitamin D have proved to be effective in avoiding vitamin D deficiency among Danish and Pakistani women during winter, according to a study from the...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds Health and diseases
From left to right: Andrea Lauridsen, Reem El-Moussa og Sarah Nyrup. Photo: Mikal Schlosser
20 MAY

Chickpea cooking water recycled to make a vegan dessert

A vegan mousse based on chickpea cooking water—aquafaba—won the competition for innovative and sustainable foods.

Food production Health-promoting compounds Innovation and product development Food technology
2018
Photo: Colourbox.com
04 JUL

Special topic portal on risk-benefit assessments of food

A new special topic portal showcases the National Food Institute’s research within the area of risk-benefit assessments of food’s beneficial and harmful health...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Health-promoting compounds Health and diseases
lactococcus proteinase
27 FEB

Conference with a focus on microbial ingredients

The latest knowledge about microbial ingredients will be presented at the first international conference on the subject, which takes place in Copenhagen from 2-4 May 2018...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology Health-promoting compounds
Bifidobacterium-animalis-subsp - photo: Chr. Hansen
15 JAN

Good bacteria last longer with a sugar coating

Chr. Hansen and the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark are joining forces to find a way to encapsulate health-promoting bacteria. The goal of the...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology Health-promoting compounds
2017
Inaugural lecture
20 DEC

Invitation to Professor Charlotte Jacobsen’s inaugural lecture

Come to an inaugural lecture and learn how better utilization of marine resources can help to feed the world’s population. 

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Health-promoting compounds
Photo: Colourbox
07 APR

Ingredients—a quiet success story

With 14 per cent of the global market and a revenue of up to DKK 35 billion (EUR 470 million), the Danish ingredients industry has relatively unnoticed developed into a...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology Health-promoting compounds Bacteria and microorganisms Enzymes and proteins
Photo: DTU Fødevareinstituttet - algebiomasse/algae biomass
28 MAR

Microalgae have great potential as fish feed ingredient

Commercially produced microalgae could become a sustainable fish feed ingredient, a project from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has shown...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology Health-promoting compounds
Photo: Colourbox.dk
05 JAN

Improved lactic acid bacteria will result in better tasting cheeses and more efficient...

Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) provide many dairy products with the right taste, consistency and shelf life. In a new project, aroma producing LAB will be used to improve the...

Health-promoting compounds Food technology Food, fish and agriculture
2016
Photo: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
07 SEP

Antioxidants in bladderwrack seaweed can make foods taste better

Bladderwrack seaweed from Danish waters contains antioxidants, which can effectively prevent fatty acids from becoming rancid in a number of products. This is the finding...

Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Health-promoting compounds
Photo: National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark
21 JUN

Good match can create growth in Denmark's seaweed industry

Some of the business people, who are gathered from all corners of the world at an international symposium on seaweed in Copenhagen, will be able to travel home with a business...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Health-promoting compounds
Photo: Thorkild Amdi Christensen
26 APR

New extraction methods to reduce seaweed industry waste

Danish companies aim to extract and sell more of the valuable compounds in seaweed and the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, is going to help the...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology Health-promoting compounds
Photo: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
04 APR

International symposium serves up latest research on seaweed

The latest research about seaweed is on the programme when researchers and industry meet at the 22nd International Seaweed Symposium on 19-24 June 2016 in Copenhagen...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food safety Health-promoting compounds
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08 MAR

Many Danes take dietary supplements although few need them

Six out of ten Danes take a dietary supplement even though the majority has an adequate intake of most vitamins and minerals from their diet alone. For many the use of...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds
Photo: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
08 FEB

Conference puts the spotlight on vitamins

Participate in the 4th International Vitamin Conference. Speakers from Denmark, USA, Australia, India, Ireland and United Kingdom among other countries present the latest...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds
2015
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01 DEC

Danes’ vitamin D levels are determined by their genes

Certain genetic variations increase the risk of having a lower level of vitamin D. This is the finding of a PhD project from the National Food Institute, Technical University...

Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds
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05 NOV

Vitamin D levels can be compared across studies and countries

Knowledge about the vitamin D level of a population is important in order to assess the proportion that is vitamin D deficient or is at risk of becoming deficient, and...

Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds
Photo: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
15 OCT

European Award for research on omega-3 fatty acids

A young researcher from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has received an award for his research into technologies to prevent oxidation of omega...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Health-promoting compounds
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