Julie Hansesgaard, skribent på Danish Food Cluster


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So far Julie Hansesgaard has created 14 blog entries.

Impassioned innovators will be honoured at Christiansborg

By | 2020-02-17T14:39:43+00:00 February 17th, 2020|Categories: News|

From right: Managing Director at Marel Henrik Ladefoged, last year's winner Gitte Haar, Chairman at Danish Food Cluster and Vice President of Innovation at Chr. Hansen Esben Laulund. Impassioned innovators will be honoured at Christiansborg The nominees for this year’s Food Innovator Award have changed the food industry through innovative initiatives, which have benefitted many people. Better food for the weak, funding for rising start-ups, and a new source of income for the coffee farmers. The nominees for the Food Innovator Award 2020 - an award created by Danish Food Cluster – are honoured together with food [...]

What is sustainable packaging in the eyes of consumers?

By | 2019-12-16T08:23:02+00:00 December 16th, 2019|Categories: News|

What is sustainable packaging in the eyes of consumers? Consumers’ perception of what sustainable packaging is, may not always be entirely in line with what is actually sustainable. But how can we change the way consumers think about sustainability? Polymeros Chrysochou, Associate Professor at Aarhus University, was one of the speakers at Danish Food Innovation’s last Food Meet Up of the year. Here, he shared his knowledge on consumer perception of packaging and sustainable alternatives. Sustainable packaging may require overcoming certain challenges A problem that occurs in connection with more sustainable packaging is that consumers may [...]

The network that leads to bigger things

By | 2019-12-10T07:55:39+00:00 November 20th, 2019|Categories: News, Succes story|

The network that leads to bigger things A bigger network, new collaborative partners and the latest industry insights – membership of Danish Food Cluster has been a game-changer for CruCon Analytics, says CEO Ole Strøm. Since joining, the tech company has gained access to many international opportunities, and it’s all down to the way Danish Food Cluster understands small entrepreneurs. “We would never have had the opportunity to do all the things we have been doing these past years, if it had not been for our Danish Food Cluster membership”, were some of the words Ole Strøm [...]

No more burning your fingers on heavy expenses

By | 2019-12-10T07:56:35+00:00 November 14th, 2019|Categories: News|

No more burning your fingers on heavy expenses  It helps the smallerst players in the industry from kitchen to production and save money for the medium players. The food industry has a new helping hand. And that is how we develop the industry, according to serial entrepreneur.   Expensive production equipment, electricity, heat, and water followed by a number of faulty productions, which turns the products into garbage rather than money. You can seriously burn your fingers and the wallet as well on fixed costs when you are a small start-up producer. However, a new online [...]

New meeting-place will sprout sustainable solutions

By | 2019-12-09T15:09:48+00:00 November 6th, 2019|Categories: News|

New meeting-place will sprout sustainable solutions A new initiative creates an innovation meeting point for food producers and their suppliers. The name is Food Processing for the Future and here, solutions to the industry’s challenges will be presented. “The food industry’s global challenges concerning for instance a need for greener and smarter solutions are both challenges but also opportunities – opportunities that we as an industry have to make use of. Collaboration between food producers and suppliers of food technology, ingredients, software, and raw materials is necessary to secure a continuous innovation and development of competitive [...]

Finding the uncompromising green steak

By | 2019-12-09T15:10:12+00:00 November 4th, 2019|Categories: News|

Finding the uncompromising green steak Students and experts are going to help Procudan create innovative and tasty ingredients for plant-based products, so that the consumer can replace the meat without compromising.   41% experience difficulties with switching into a plant-based diet of whom 57% does not know any alternatives that taste as good as the animal products, they usually eat. This is evident from a study from Voxmeter. So, even though the Danes are positive about a green diet, according to a study from Coop, it takes time to put it into effect. That is why, [...]

From petri dish to plate

By | 2019-12-09T15:10:58+00:00 October 28th, 2019|Categories: Blog post, News|

From petri dish to plate Column by Lone Ryg Olsen, Danish Food Cluster Many new types of foods originate from a lab rather than from the field, and as a consumer, you will increasingly start asking yourself: What is natural? Dinner is served, and there is chicken from the bioreactor, vegetables created on an assembly line, and a nutritional drink based on modified powder from chickpeas on the menu. Well, the chicken is grown from the cells of a real chicken, but no animal life was sacrificed during the process. The vegetables look like those from [...]

How the world’s largest company benefit from a cluster

By | 2019-12-09T15:11:24+00:00 October 7th, 2019|Categories: News, Succes story|

How the world's largest companies can benefit from a cluster The largest food company in the world with the world’s largest food research budget, Nestlé, chose to become member of Danish Food Cluster – a gift that keeps on giving, according to Nestlé’s Danish Head of Communication. “It’s like a snowball effect,” Martin Broberg, Head of Communication and board member at Nestlé Denmark, points out. The doors that Danish Food Cluster has opened for Nestlé, since Nestlé joined the cluster for approximately three years ago, has resulted in new doors opening. Like when Nestlé’s CEO was [...]

Experts warn: Food fraud is everywhere

By | 2019-12-09T15:11:58+00:00 October 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog post|

Experts warn: Food fraud is everywhere Food fraud has been a problem in the food industry for years, and the problem is only getting bigger. Now, organised criminals are entering the food industry as well. So, what can actually be done to mitigate the food fraud? And how can the industry in general look out for fraudsters? Organised crime, co-operation, and digitalisation were some of the topics that were on all keynote speakers’ lips, when they shared their expert knowledge at the International Food Fraud Conference in Vejle, hosted by Danish Food Cluster and Eurofins. [...]

Danish Food Cluster enters Christiansborg

By | 2019-12-09T15:12:24+00:00 September 26th, 2019|Categories: News|

Danish Food Cluster enters Christiansborg Photo credit: Sofie Kohsel Danish Food Cluster, that has members representing about 75 percent of the trade in the Danish food cluster, wants to move closer to Christiansborg. In fact, all the way into Christiansborg. Therefore, the organisation hosts their annual cluster gathering at Chtistiansborg, where the Danish Minister of Food, Mogens Jensen, has promised to be amongst the attendances. He will talk about his view on the opportunities of the food business on the new government’s highly green agenda. - How does this new agenda influence the food industry? [...]

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