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The Alimentarium’s expertise lies at your fingertips! Our factsheets are grouped by theme or topic of interest and compose a true online encyclopedia of food and nutrition.

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Lent: A time of self-denial

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From an ornamental plant to a staple foodstuff: a brief history of potatoes in the West

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Orange juice

Orange juice: Deliciously refreshing and the ultimate health drink

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The history of pasture farming

Serving agriculture

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Aquaculture techniques

Net pens, ropes and artificial ponds

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Slow Food

A movement for locally produced ‘good, clean and fair’ food

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Fast food

Fast food culture, a consequence of a lifestyle change with more time spent outside the home

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Bilberries, natural functional food

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