Researchers have developed a range of 10 characters, or ‘personas’, that represent future consumer groups in Norway. The goal? To help the Norwegian industry adapt to climate change and plant-based food trends, according to Nofima.
As the fastest growing food producing sector, fish farming is placing increased strain on conventional feed resources. In Norway, researchers are working to relieve this pressure by developing sustainable alternatives – using aquaculture by-products and...
As populations grow, and limited natural resources diminish, could the oceans provide a key source of protein and nutrients to the food sector? FoodNavigator speaks to researchers at UIT, The Arctic University of Norway, to learn more.
The Norwegian government must improve its labelling controls for meat products, foodstuffs containing meat and additives used in such products, the European Free Trade Area (EFTA) Surveillance Authority has claimed.
Norway could face pressure to lower its meat import tariffs should it seek a trade agreement with the US to compete with the planned EU-US Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP), experts warn.
Norwegian farmers are opposing a host of proposals from a government-appointed ‘green tax committee’, which are designed to cut emissions. These include introducing a carbon tax on red meat consumption and reducing government subsidies for the industry,...
Controls on live bivalve molluscs (LBMs) in Norway are not fully in line with regulation with limited progress since the last audit, according to the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) surveillance authority.
Cross-contamination of meats has become a major problem in Norway as more producers and slaughterhouses add halal production lines to their operations to satisfy growing demand for halal meat among the country’s increasing Muslim population.
Negotiations between grocery food chains in Norway and the country’s ministry of health have resulted in a landmark voluntary agreement under which food retailers will remove salt from ground beef and other minced meat products.
The Norwegian government will decide in October whether or not to adopt new measures requiring meat manufacturers and retailers to be more transparent about their base production costs and pricing systems.
Following recent restrictions on fish imports, Russia may introduce a complete ban on imports of meat and meat products from Norway, if the quality control system in the market is not improved, according to the head of the Russian veterinary watchdog...
The Norwegian Food Safety Authority (NFSA) has been urged to step-up its food contact material controls, after a review found major “shortcomings” in its compliance with European Economic Area (EEA) legislation.
A breakthrough system that automatically detects unwanted elements in fish fillets and estimates product freshness will boost the competitiveness of Norway’s processing sector, said the researcher behind the development.