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Alimentarium Explainers

Unravel subjects linked with food and nutrition in under 2 minutes? That is exactly what our Explainer videos do! These fun and engaging films broaden knowledge on topical news and views about food.

Superfood: An elixir of longevity or a marketing tool?

Find out all about superfood, full of antioxidants, whether from faraway or on your doorstep!

Superfood
A fast-growing trend
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Blackberry
Blackberries, a natural remedy with a delicate flavour
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Bilberry
Bilberries, natural functional food
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Pomegranate, miracle fruit
Symbol of fertility, religious and secular power
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Cocoa and chocolate
From bean to bar
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DETOX. Nutrition - What do you believe?
Temporary exhibition at the Alimentarium: 18 May 2014 thru 23 August 2015.
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Carrot
From yellow to orange, carrots come in a variety of tastes and colours.
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Golden rice: Fool’s gold?

At first glance, golden rice, a GMO for humanitarian use, seems hardly questionable. Yet Greenpeace is not giving up. Petty accusation or cause for real concern?

Rice
Rice, one of the first cereals consumed by humans
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Rice sickle
Blackberries, a natural remedy with a delicate flavour
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The history of arable farming
Evolution of arable farming since Neolithic times
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Arable farming techniques
Crop cultivation: farm machinery on parade
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Spoon
Of Indonesian origin, this deep spoon is generally used for serving rice.
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Definition of a GMO
GMO, a generic term covering a wide range of techniques
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The benefits and risks of GMOs
GMOs, used more and more, yet still criticised
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