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New paper: How children approach a CATA test influences the outcome. Insights on ticking styles from two case studies with 6–9-year old children

 Martina Galler (ESR1) recently published her first paper “How children approach a CATA test influences the outcome. Insights on ticking styles from two case studies with 6–9-year old children“ within EDULIA in “Food Quality and Preference”. A summary of the paper is given below, for the full paper please visit our  publication page.   DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2020.104009 …



Edulia presents: QUALITY FOOD TIME IN QUARANTINE 

Staying at home for an extended period of time can be difficult, and healthy eating can be extra challenging due to the more relaxed “weekend atmosphere”. But worry not, because the Edulia team are here to share TIPS on how to make quality food time whilst in quarantine.  The tips are presented in the infographics…


Did you know that Norwegian children eat ramen after school?

In my co-creation experiment where we wanted to develop a healthy snack idea with 10-12-year-old children I asked them to take photos of the snacks they usually eat. I learned that a normal snack has to be called “mellommåltid” instead of “snack” because the term “snack” implies unhealthiness in Norwegian. Another thing particular to Norway…



ESRs receive prices at conferences and workshops

Poster prize to Kaat Philippe (ESR7) Kaat won the poster prize for her presentation at the ‘Forum des Jeunes Chercheurs’ of the Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comté. Her study aims to evaluate the impact of parental feeding practices on both qualitative and quantitative dimensions of young children’s eating behavior, and their BMI. Kaat and her team…



Children as co-creators of a healthy food product

Is it possible to generate a product idea for a healthy snack or drink option with children? Can they describe how their optimal food product would look, smell and taste like? And what their needs are when it comes to maintaining a healthy diet?  I am Martina Galler, an early stage researcher. I will be…


Get to know the early stage researchers – interview with Martina (ESR1)

Meet Martina Galler from Switzerland who soon will leave a fixed position in the food industry to do a PhD as a part of Edulia. Her project will focus on new methodologies for studying intrinsic and extrinsic parameters influencing children’s (preadolescents) food choice. Please, tell us about your background (subject of master thesis, where from, age)…


ESR1 New methodologies for studying intrinsic and extrinsic parameters influencing children’s food choice (preadolescents)

The project of ESR 1 is within WP3 (and to a lesser extent WP2 & WP4) Objectives: (1) To develop age-specific new methods and/or to adapt existing methods from other fields to the study of complex parameters underlying food choice in preadolescents; (2) To develop methods for better understanding the influence of product intrinsic (sensory)…