Sustainable development

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2021
Blæretang. Foto: Colourbox.dk
25 FEB

Special topic portal on sustainable development of foods

A new special topic portal showcases the many ways in which the National Food Institute works to create sustainable technological solutions in the area of food.

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
2020
Grønt proteinpulver fra lucerne. Foto: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
12 NOV

Protein from green biomass without the taste of cowshed

Researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, have developed the technique and purchased the equipment that allows them to produce sustainable...

Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Food production
Plantebaserede pølser uden skind. Image: DTU Fødevareinstituttet
22 OCT

Research will give skinless vegan sausages a snap

Researchers at DTU have helped come up with a recipe for plant-based skinless sausages. Work is now continuing in the lab to alter the chemistry of the ingredients in order...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production
Beerchos chips.
24 JUN

Turning by-products from beer brewing into chips and dip

A team of beer enthusiasts at DTU dream of brewing the world’s most circular beer. Part of the answer is to turn by-products from the brewing process into chips and...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
Mælk
28 MAY

Perforated lactic acid bacteria break down lactose in milk

Researchers at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), have developed a food-grade method to perforate lactic acid bacteria naturally, which...

Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Food production
Corynebacterium glutamicum. Foto: www.biology101.org
24 JAN

Bacteria increase the sweetness of milk sugar sixfold

Researchers at the Technical University of Denmark have found a way to transform milk sugar in dairy by-products into a sugar syrup, which is six times as sweet as the...

Food, fish and agriculture Bacteria and microorganisms Food production Food technology
Jordklode på en gaffel. Foto: Colourbox.dk
08 JAN

A healthy and sustainable diet should also be safe to eat

The UN has published a set of guiding principles for the composition of a diet that is both healthy and sustainable. The National Food Institute, Technical University of...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Nutrition and dietary habits
2019
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19 DEC

Sustainable foods with less power consumption, less raw material use, and less...

To make it possible to feed the growing world population, rethinking the food industry’s production processes is imperative. The National Food Institute helps the...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
Havvand. Foto: Colourbox.dk
17 DEC

Less water from sea or field to plate

A food product’s journey from sea or field to plate requires water. Industrial food production can utilize water in a more sustainable way by using less potable water...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Food production
Fisk. Foto: Colourbox.dk
12 DEC

The waste from seafood to become the sustainable foods of the future

In order to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, we should utilize the ocean’s resources and create nutritional foods from the seafood industry&rsquo...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
Photo: Colourbox.com
29 NOV

Insects’ safe journey to the dinner table

The production of insects emits 100 times less CO2 than the production of cattle. Thus, insects are an excellent protein source for sustainable and healthy foods and for...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Food production
Image: Colourbox.dk
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
E. coli bacteria / Image: CDC Image Library
22 OCT

Sour milk product to combat diarrhea in calves and increase animal welfare

A research project headed by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, aims to develop a sour milk product that can prevent diarrhea in calves. This...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Livestock diseases Health and diseases Bacteria and microorganisms Production animals
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17 OCT

The golden opportunity of beer for increased sustainability

DTU Brewery brews beer in new ways for the benefit of the environment, and—among other things—has examined how you can skip the malting process by adding enzymes...

Food, fish and agriculture Enzymes and proteins Food technology Innovation and product development
Image: WaSeaBi
06 JUN

Better utilization of the seafood industry’s side-streams

A European research project headed by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, aims to develop technological solutions that can turn the seafood industry...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
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
Image: Sciencebrew.dk
11 MAR

Sustainable beer made from surplus sushi rice

Research from the Technical University of Denmark allows excess rice intended for use in sushi to be converted into beer.

Food, fish and agriculture Food production
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
14 FEB

Students awarded prize for vegan do-it-yourself cheese

Four master students at the Technical University of Denmark have once again won a prize for their do-it-yourself product, which transforms chickpea brine into a vegan cheese...

Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Food production
Photo: Colourbox.dk
16 JAN

Turning grass into a profitable and safe source of protein

In a project headed by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, researchers and companies are working together to find a profitable way to extract...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production
2018
Image: Colourbox.dk
04 DEC

Research enables the food sector to reuse water

Research from the Technical University of Denmark shows that it is possible to clean chicken feet using 50% less water and that cleaning water can be reused in cooling...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food safety

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