MOre VEggies than sweets ‐ MOVE

MOre VEggies than sweets ‐ MOVE Tuesday July 4th 2017. 14:00‐16:00 AAU Copenhagen, Campus Sydhavn The main goal of VeggiEAT ( is to increase knowledge and understanding of the determinants of vegetable acceptability (liking), consumption/intake, through sensory characteristics and aspects of the eating environment across all age groups and institutional settings. For the first time… Read more »

The key to eating five fruit and veg a day might just be to make them more tasty

The project team is delighted to share that the VeggiEAT project was featured on The Conversation . Pea tart might be the key to winning hearts and minds in the war against poor nutrition. We are deluged with advice and guidance about what we should eat and in what volumes, but still adults and children alike struggle… Read more »

Danish Minister visit to the Institut Paul Bocuse

On January 24th, 2017, M. Esben Lunde LARSEN, Danish Minister for environment and food visited the Institut Paul Bocuse in Ecully. Laure Saulais presented the EU research projects that are currently ongoing in partnership with Copenhaguen University. VeggiEAT was highlighted as example of successful collaborative research project that link together researchers and professionals to foster… Read more »

Alpro Foundation Symposium – The Moment for Plant-Based Eating is Now

Prof Armando Perez-Cueto from Copenhagen University, talked about Nudging healthier food choices: what works in labs and what is promising in real settings at the Alpro Foundation 20 years celebration – The moment for plant-based eating is Now. On his presentation Professor Perez-Cueto discussed the Choice architecture & nudging and provided evidence related to the VeggiEAT project. Read more here… Read more »

New publication is out

Congratulations to VeggiEAT researchers on achieving a new publication: “Exploring salient dimensions in a free sorting task: A cross-country study within the elderly population” Abstract Free sorting tasks have been widely applied on different age segments to study the categorization of foods. However the method has received little attention in the investigation of older adults’… Read more »

Short communication: Preferences for canned and frozen vegetables among adolescents

VeggiEat is a 4 year EU funded project among four countries (Denmark, France, Italy and United Kingdom) encouraging a more sustainable diet based on vegetables. The study addresses the main question of what are the determinants of vegetable acceptability and intake particularly within a public sector foodservice setting, such as school and elder care homes…. Read more »

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VeggiEat Project – Free lunch for people over 65 years old

For an EU funded project around healthy eating, we are seeking to recruit people aged 65+who would like to come to the University and join members of the research team for a free lunch on Wednesday 21st December 2016. To participate is very easy: *   Book a place by sending an email at or calling… Read more »