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Money, jobs or food. Who needs fisheries and why? - 29.4.2015

In his presentation, Ian Goulding talks about "Money, jobs or food. Who needs fisheries and why?" Mr. Goulding was in Iceland on behalf of United Nations University Fisheries Training Programme located in Iceland (www.unuftp.is). The presentation is held in Matís' HQ in Reykjavík, Iceland. Read more
Fiskeldi | Aquaculture

Single cell protein for more fish - 27.4.2015

Europe is facing a shortage of protein, protein which is used for animal feeds and other purposes. Alternative protein sources which are financially and environmentally sustainable and do not compete with food production have to be used to compensate for this shortage. In 2014, the Greenfeed project won an award for its efforts to devise a promising alternative to fish feed.

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Reducing seafood surface contamination with chitosan - 24.4.2015

A project that evaluated the efficiency of different chitosan treatments when used by fishery companies has now ended. The project was a cooperative effort by Primex, Rammi, Fjardarlax and Matís with a financial support from AVS (R&D Fund of the Ministry of Fisheries and Agriculture in Iceland).

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The effects of packaging on food and on the environment – all the answers you need - 20.4.2015

Dr. Hrönn Ólína Jörundsdóttir

gave a presentation not long ago on the effects of packaging on food and on the environment. She spoke to us right after her presentation and we asked her to give us the main points in less than 90 seconds!

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Enhancing the economic sustainability and competitiveness of European fisheries and aquaculture sectors - 14.4.2015

Today is the kick-off meeting of the Horizon 2020 project PrimeFish. The overall objective of PrimeFish is to enhance the economic sustainability and competitiveness of European fisheries and aquaculture sectors.

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Algae, omega-3 fatty acid source, health, marine algae, anti-oxidant

Increase the value of convenience food, such as ready meals and dairy and cereal products - 11.4.2015

EnRichMar

is an EU-FP7-SME (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) project with the main objective to increase the value of convenience food, such as ready meals and dairy and cereal products, by adding functional ingredients, produced from underutilised marine-based raw materials and by-products from fish processing, with confirmed bioavailability.

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New opportunities in geothermal energy for developing countries - 8.4.2015

New report explores uses of natural heat for food production and processing.

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DNA sequencing used to determine survival - 6.4.2015

The project SustainLarvae started formally a few days ago by a kick-off meeting at Matís headquarters in Reykjavík.  It is a three year project with three participants; Matís and Sæbýli from Iceland and FishVet Group from the UK. 

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Newsletter from the Nordic Committee on Food Analysis, NMKL - 1.4.2015

In this most recent NMKL newsletter topics such as sensory data, Future Challenges in Food Analysis symposium, Sulphite-reducing clostridia and more can be found. Matís is a participant in NMKL as both Margrét Geirsdóttir and Franklín Georgsson from the division of Analysis and Consulting are part of the Icelandic national committee.

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