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Last summer scientists from Aarhus University accomplished several preliminary experiments with strawberries grown outdoors and examined e.g. the differences in berry weight and quality according to whether they were packaged in trays or in trays and wrapped with film. Photo: Justyna Wieczynska

2017.06.01 | Food

New type of packaging to reduce food waste

In Denmark we throw away more than 700,000 tons of food every year. Together with colleagues and companies scientists from Aarhus University are in the process of developing and testing new types of packaging solutions to ensure that fresh fruit and vegetables do not rot quite as quickly.