Third project meeting

This is what it looks like when partners from five countries and seven partners meet over the internet! The third InProVe project meeting was held on the 15. and 16. of October – this time on Skype. The project partners updated each other on the project deliveries and discussed preliminary results, plans and logistics for…

Food waste on the agenda

On October 6th, Belgian research institute ILVO welcomed 1200 visitors in their Food Pilot to learn about food research. InProVe researcher Bart van Droogenbroeck focused on how much food waste originates in the agrifood chain – from the field, the farm, the processor, the shop and the consumer, using cauliflower as an example. He met…

What do you know about microwave food?

During the Norwegian science festival in September, Nofima researchers presented a quiz about microwave food to families visiting their facilities in Stavanger. InProVe coordinator Trond Løvdal discussed the quiz questions and answers with curious children and adults. He was assisted by colleagues and his youth son, handing out popcorn and prizes to the quiz participants.…

Banning canning is a misunderstanding

By Morten Sivertsvik, head of research at Nofima and board member of Teknologisk Matforum, and Dagbjørn Skipnes, senior researcher at Nofima   In a world with increasing food waste, canning is an ingenious method that provides long shelf life without using of preservatives. About this time last year, one of the two largest newspapers in…

InProVe researcher in TV show

Bart Van Droogenbroech was invited to participate in an episode of the belgian TV series “Over eten” (‘About Food’). The episode was broadcasted on the 7th of November, during prime time on the TV channel VRT Eén. The program “Over eten” tackles different topics related to food every week and has an average number of…