Department of Food Science

- Food quality from farm to fork

- Sustainable food production


Scientists are transforming crooked carrots and other types of fruit and veggies that often go to waste to new and exciting food products. Photo: Janne Hansen

2015.10.21 |

From food waste to food delicacies

Denmark’s enormous food waste can be reduced by a more efficient use of the raw materials. Scientists from Aarhus University are involved in a project that examines how waste from the production of fruit and vegetables can be converted into new types of delicacies.

2015.10.23 |

Honorary Professor

Hanne Christine Bertram is appointed Honorary Professor at Aarhus University within “Animal protein functionality, biofunctionality and health”

Although it appeared that respondents were generally not overly willing to buy the enriched products, the researchers found that milk was the product that the consumers thought was most suitable for enrichment with vitamin D. Photo: Colourbox

2015.10.26 |

Divided opinions on vitamin D enrichment

A new study from Aarhus University shows that Danes generally accept food products enriched with vitamin D, but when in the supermarket Danes prefer food products which are not fortified with vitamin D.


Mon 18 Apr
09:00-18:00 | University of Copenhagen
Conference: Phenotyping at plant and cellular level
AU is co-hosting the second general meeting of COST action FA1306 "The quest for tolerant varieties - Phenotyping at plant and cellular level".

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List of staff at Department of Food Science

FOOD involved in national initiative

  • FOOD involved in NIC - National Ingredients Center
  • FOOD involved in Danish FoodNetwork that works to generate growth and development in food SME's. FOOD's Head of Department Michelle Williams is a member of FoodNetworks board.
  • FOOD is part of a large national joint application entitled "Rethink good food". The application has also led to Aarhus and Central Denmark been appointed as European Region of Gastronomy in 2017
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Department of Food Science
AU Foulum

Blichers Allé 20
P.O. Box 50
DK-8830 Tjele

Department of Food Science
AU Aarslev

Kirstinebjergvej 10
P.O. Box 102
DK-5792 Årslev

Telephone:+45 8715 6000
Fax: +45 8715 4891

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Department of Food Science, Foulum: 1015079041
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