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Another year of increase in the demand for organic products from Denmark

2016 was another record breaking year for organic products from Denmark. From 2015 to 2016 the export of Danish organic products increased by 23 pct., equivalent to a value of 2.4 bn DKK (322.5 millio...

14. December 2017

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The Carlsberg Group is ready with the first carbon-neutral brewery

Carlsberg Sverige now runs Sweden's first big brewery with zero carbon emissions from its energy consumption. The brewery in Falkenberg is now 100% powered by biogas and green electricity. Earlier ...

13. December 2017

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New collaboration aims to solve global water challenges

By combining biology and pump technology, the global companies Novozymes and Grundfos have entered into an open innovation collaboration with the hope of making a tangible contribution to UN Sustaina...

8. December 2017

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What does a chocolate manufacturer and a pork manufacturer have in common?

The answer is: Technology that can trace Salmonella – or more precisely speaking, the fastest technology on the market to trace Salmonella with only 5.5 hours from sample to result. The company behi...

6. December 2017

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Denmark as a leading country within export of high-value products in the EU

The Danish food cluster is a leading country when it comes to export of high-value products in comparison to many other EU countries. That is what a new report from The Danish Agriculture & Food C...

28. November 2017

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Danish state visit to Ghana

From the 23rd to the 25th of November Her Majesty Queen Margrethe of Denmark is leading the Danish business delegation with the Danish Minister of Environment and Food Esben Lunde Larsen. In the busin...

24. November 2017

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The Danish National Organic Association collaborating with locals to improve farming in developing countries

In Uganda The National Organic Association Denmark works together with local and regional organisations to develop the agribusiness with the model “Family Farmer Learning Groups” as jumping-off po...

16. November 2017

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Chr. Hansen’s new plant based yoghurt culture makes a milk-free alternative to yoghurt possible

The market for fermented dairy alternatives has shown strong growth in recent years albeit from a small base. Today the segment constitutes less than 1% of the fermented foods market but it has seen t...

16. November 2017

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The Danish Danbo cheese receives EU quality label

Minister for Environment and Food of Denmark Esben Lunde Larsen is pleased that the Danbo cheese has been acknowledged by the EU as a distinctively Danish cheese. Danbo is now a protected geographical...

14. November 2017

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Ingredients are an important part of India’s economic growth

INTERVIEW: Head of Agriculture and Food at the Danish embassy in India Ashish Paliwal talks about what is going on in the Indian market for ingredients and what we can expect in the future. A grow...

9. November 2017

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Chr. Hansen sustainable revenue: 81% supports UN Global Goals

New report documents how 81% of Chr. Hansen’s gross revenue directly supports the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development. As allegedly the first company ever, Chr. Hansen has conducted an ext...

9. November 2017

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Arla ingredient can kick-start Ethiopian yoghurt

An ingredient from Arla Foods Ingredients can help develop a cheap, nutrient-rich Ethiopian yoghurt. But import duty and packaging challenges serve as obstacles in the way of securing fewer malnourish...

3. November 2017

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Students solves relevant business challenges

In the past two weeks students from Technological University of Denmark (DTU) have been brought together to tackle some of the business challenges in the ingredient industry. In close collabora...

1. November 2017

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Arla launches organic milk in the Middle East

Arla Foods, the world’s largest organic dairy producer, now expand their selection in the Middle East with organic milk. The Middle East is Arla’s biggest strategic growth market outside of Eu...

1. November 2017

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New dough project to give substantial savings

According to a new project, dough production companies can cut their waste by half through monitoring the processes A new project, which Innovation Fund Denmark has invested 6 million DKK in (806,...

27. October 2017

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Companies want to make the UN Sustainable Development Goals a good business deal

The Danish Industry Foundation and The Confederation of Danish industry launches an ambitious project aimed at getting more companies to work with the UN’s Global Sustainability Goals and transform ...

23. October 2017

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Danish companies want a circular economy – A new website will help them

A new survey from the Danish Environmental Protection Agency shows that small and medium-sized companies in Denmark are eager to develop processes for reusing materials and designing products that ar...

20. October 2017

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New sow feed to increase survival of sucking pigs

The chemical and feeds provider DLG is part of an unusual research project working to reduce the death rate of sucking pigs by developing a new feed concept for gestating sows. DLG, SEGES and Copen...

19. October 2017

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City slicker crops are the crops of the future

Crop production in closed plant factories in urban environments is a sustainable and efficient way of growing food and medicinal plants for the world’s booming population. Who says that commercial c...

11. October 2017

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Danish animal producers are pleased with the continuous decline in the use of antibiotics for animals

The use of antibiotics for animals in Denmark has declined for the third year in a row. That is stated in the annual DANMAP-supervision from 2016, from the Statens Serum Institute, Technical Universit...

11. October 2017

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Waste from potatoes is a potential goldmine

A new research collaboration wants to make us of by-products from potatoes and seaweed in the ingredient production. The perspectives are promising natural additives and better use of resources as wel...

9. October 2017

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P4G initiative launches to accelerate sustainable growth through innovative partnerships

Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 (P4G)– led by the governments of Chile, Denmark, Ethiopia, Kenya, Korea, Mexico, and Vietnam, along with leaders from business and international...

22. September 2017

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New Research Strategy from the Danish Food Cluster

Together with 10 leading companies from the Danish food cluster, the Danish Agriculture and Food Council together with Confederation of Danish Industry announce a new strategy for food research Str...

20. September 2017

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Danish Crown signs Memorandum of Understanding with Alibaba Group’s Tmall

The world’s largest pork exporter, Danish Crown, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Tmall, one of Alibaba Group’s business-to consumer e-marketplaces in China, at a ceremony in Copenhag...

15. September 2017

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Opening of New Center for Innovative Food Research

Aarhus University opens a new center, which will gather the best competences within the food research area. The center is called iFOOD, and the opening event will take place on 25th September in Agro ...

12. September 2017

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Leftover bread turned into sustainable pasta

An idea developed by students at Technical University of Denmark, DTU, transforms perishable, left over bread for durable sustainable pasta. The idea has been developed for The Round Table – an orga...

28. August 2017

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Danish cheese export on the rise

France might be famous for its cheese, but in 2016 Danish dairy companies exported more cheese to France than they imported a new report shows, and it has been that way in 13 out of the last 15 years....

28. August 2017

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Copenhagen’s new food exhibition joins forces with international food summit

In August 2017, Denmark and Copenhagen will add a thrilling new chapter to the ongoing gastronomic story that has shaped the country as a world leader within innovative gastronomy, food production an...

24. August 2017

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Welcome to Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival

Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival is an annual event which celebrates the culinary culture of Copenhagen as well as the whole of Denmark as a great food country. The festival is for everyone who...

24. August 2017

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Gastronomic innovation to solve the world’s food problems

Students from all over the world are coming to Denmark for three days 23rd to 25th of August 2017 to come up with ideas on how gastronomy can contribute to improving the world’s food problems. A to...

23. August 2017

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Danish export to reach highest record

The Danish Agriculture and Food Council expects export from the Danish food cluster to rise with an impressive 6 bn. DKK (950 mn USD) in 2017 compared to last year – the forecast expects a total of ...

23. August 2017

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Biogas – the future og agricultural waste recycling

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) — agreed in 2015 by all 193 member states of the United Nations and complemented by commitments made in the Paris Agreement — map out a broad spectrum of e...

15. August 2017

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Chr. Hansen launches a game-changing multi-strain probiotic

GalliPro® Fit is a uniquely formulated probiotic combining three novel strains into one product, creating a 3-in-1 solution for some of the poultry industry’s biggest challenges The poultry indu...

1. May 2017

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