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2017.09.14 | Food

Nomination for the nils foss talent prize

Alexandru Luca, FQS, is the only AU scientist nominated for the Nils Foss Talent Prize 2017

School meals may improve social relations. Photo: Colourbox

2017.10.26 | Food

Well-functioning framework for school meals equals healthier children

The availability of healthy and appetizing food is a prerequisite for ensuring that children eat healthy food at school; but the social environment also plays an important role. A recent report from Aarhus University investigates what it takes to introduce healthier food habits to school classes.

Photo: Colourbox

2017.09.12 | Food

New Centre for Innovative Food Research is opening

Aarhus University opens a new centre to bring together leading competences within food research. The centre is iFOOD and the opening event will take place on 25 September in Agro Food Park.

Danish hygge. Potted plants looking pretty in the windowsill. Researchers from Aarhus University are investigating why some potted plants are injured on their journey from the nursery to the consumer and how this can be prevented (Photo: Colourbox)

2017.09.01 | Food

We hope your potted plant had a safe journey

Every year Danish nurseries produce 600 million potted plants. However, some of them are injured on their journey between the producer’s greenhouse and the consumers’ windowsill. Some of the culprits responsible for this loss of quality are known, others not; and the research project Minimal Waste (MinimalSpild) at Aarhus University looks further…

Photo: Maria Randima Brauer Sørensen

2017.09.19 | DCA

DCA annual report is now available in English

DCA – Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture’s annual report 2016 provides readers with an insight into the research efforts behind the research-based policy support.

Consumers who already buy convenience food and seldom spend more than two hours cooking are also interested in buying gastro-convenience products. Photo: Colourbox

2017.06.12 | DCA

Consumers like convenience gourmet food

Danish consumers are positive with regard to buying convenience gourmet food, according to a study from Aarhus University that reveals growth potential for Danish gastronomy.

Photo: Nina Hermansen

2017.05.18 | Food

Dairy industry gives award to Aarhus University

Annually the Danish Dairy Board awards the Dairy Prize to a company or person who has taken a significant, extraordinary or courageous initiative with direct or indirect impact on the dairy industry. In 2017, the board has chosen to reward Aarhus University this prize for the university’s research in genetic background of the cows and its…

Wild cherry plums were widely used in farm households previously. Today they are only grown on a very limited area. Photo: Martin Jensen

2017.05.05 | Food

The wild cherry plums back on the plate

Wild cherry plums, European crab apple (wild apple) and blackthorn. The wild Danish plants are a hit in the Nordic kitchen, and an actual production based on these plants could offer a renewal in the Danish fruit industry. This is the conclusion in a research project which has resulted in a number of recipes involving the wild raw materials.

At the present there is no scientific evidence that one milk protein variant is superior to the other. Photo: Colourbox

2017.04.07 | Food

Further knowledge required about the differences between milk proteins

Recent years have witnessed significant debates on proteins in milk, in particular the differences between A1 and A2 proteins. However, there is still no scientific evidence to determine whether milk with one protein type is healthier than the other.

Niall Young has a PhD degree in rheology from the University of Salford, United Kingdom, and has worked in the food industry for more than 20 years.

2017.03.16 | Food

Affiliate Associate Professor to strengthen the cooperation with the food industry

Department of Food Science, Aarhus University, appoints Niall Young as Affiliate Associate Professor in food structures and rheology. Niall Young is employed as a Technical Fellow in DuPont Nutrition & Health.

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