Photo: Reidun Lilleholt Kraugerud, Nofima

Norwegian aquaculture pioneer recognised

10. June 2014

Norwegian aquaculture pioneer, Professor Trygve Gjedrem, has been recognised by the World Aquaculture Society (WAS) during the opening day of World Aquaculture Adelaide 2014 (WAA14).

Higher profitability in fishery tourism

Photo: Trude Borch
Copyright: Nofima

5. June 2014

The food research institute Nofima has carried out an analysis, commissioned by Innovation Norway, showing that only half of the companies that offer marine fishing tourism in northern Norway are profitable.

The same calorie content, but different weight gain?

Photo: Kjell J. Merok
Copyright: Nofima

26. May 2014

Can meals based on Norwegian raw materials prevent overweight? This was the question Norwegian researchers asked themselves, and they decided to use a meal consisting of salmon, barley and broccoli to answer it. They subsequently compared this salmon-based meal with two others: a hamburger meal and a beef meal.

Larger salmon smolts produce healthier fat

Photo: Jon-Are Berg Jacobsen
Copyright: Nofima

13. May 2014

Farmed salmon is rich in fat, but fillets of farmed salmon contain less marine omega-3 than previously, because a large fraction of the fish oil in the feed has been replaced by plant oil. Scientists have discovered a way of stimulating farmed salmon to convert plant oil in the feed to marine omega-3.

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