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Norilia took part in two podcasts about circular economy and innovation

Published: 06, 03, 2020 | Updated: 06, 03, 2020

Norilia participated in two podcasts from - one about Norwegian Agriculture's contribution to a circular economy, and one about agriculture's innovation camp 2020.

iProcess project – possibilities for full traceability of all cattle hides processed through Norilia's system back to point of origin.

Published: 03, 19, 2020 | Updated: 03, 19, 2020

Traceability is becoming more and more important for many product categories, and hides are no exception. Norilia actively works with improving traceability of cattle hides and has tested methods for providing full traceability of hides throughout the value chain, all the way to the end-user, in the recently finished "iProcess" research project.

Norilia and Himmerlandskød have established Norilia Nordic

Published: 02, 17, 2020 | Updated: 02, 17, 2020

Norilia and Himmerlandskød have established Norilia Nordic as a shared trading company for Nordic hides and skins. Both companies wish to build further upon the strong market position that Norilia has established for Norwegian hides and skins, and extend this to Nordic quality hides and skins.

Eggshell calcium from Norilia is the main ingredient in a newly launched nutritional supplement

Published: 01, 31, 2020 | Updated: 01, 31, 2020

Zobrius Pharma has launched a new nutritional supplement, with the name Maxx-calzium, that provides an organic natural calcium alternative to the inorganic limestone calcium that is typical part of nutritional supplements. Eggshell calcium from Norilia is the main ingredient of this new product, with addition of both vitamin D3 and vitamin K2 – vitamins that can support calcium uptake in the body.

Food and Drink Award for Norilia

Published: 12, 02, 2019 | Updated: 12, 02, 2019

LUXlife Magazine awarded Norilia with two awards: Best Plus Products Food Production Company - Norway, and the Excellence Award for Sustainable Agriculture 2019.

PhD degree for studying the potential for plus products in yeast production for feed

Published: 09, 26, 2019 | Updated: 09, 26, 2019

David Lapeña Gómez defended his PhD thesis on the 13th of September for obtaining a PhD degree from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU). His PhD project was a part of the Foods of Norway - Centre for Research-Based Innovation (SFI). His PhD thesis is entitled: "Production of yeast from spruce sugars and hydrolysates of protein-rich by-products as feed ingredient". David tested several raw materials and ingredients from Norilia in his studies.

Devold x Sigrid

Published: 09, 22, 2019 | Updated: 09, 26, 2019

Together with Sigrid, a Norwegian singer and songwriter, Devold are introducing female styles of their original sweaters in 100% pure, Norwegian wool.

PhD degree for studying the effects of chicken hydrolysate on metabolism

Published: 09, 17, 2019 | Updated: 09, 17, 2019

Thomas Aquinas Aloysius defended his PhD thesis 13 September 2019 for the PhD at the University of Bergen (UiB): Chicken protein hydrolysates and chicken oil influence lipid metabolism and inflammation in relation to obesity and atherosclerosis. The doctoral student is from Jaffna in Sri Lanka. He has a Master of Science degree in molecular biology from UiB.

Fashion brand Tom Wood teams up with iconic Røros Tweed

Published: 09, 15, 2019 | Updated: 09, 26, 2019

Tom Wood highlights Norway’s authentic and genuine image together with iconic Røros Tweed in their new AW19-collection. Inspired by their native country’s cultural heritage, the fashion brand has entered into a long-term collaboration with the factory that has been producing wool products since 1940. Together they will develop new innovative wool qualities — expected to be big in Japan.

Easter egg or golden egg?

Published: 04, 12, 2019 | Updated: 11, 13, 2019

Norwegians love eggs for Easter. In Norilia, we love eggs all year long.

Chicken bones may help fight diabetes in the future

Published: 03, 22, 2019 | Updated: 03, 22, 2019

Approximately 8% of the world population has diabetes type 2. This is a condition in which the body is not able to handle the sugars from food efficiently. The body does not make enough insulin and has lost some of its sensitivity to insulin, and therefore blood sugar levels are too high over longer periods, which can be bad for health on the long term. A future solution may be found in chicken peptides.

Can multi-step enzymatic processing unlock the full potential of our raw materials?

Published: 01, 16, 2019 | Updated: 02, 27, 2019

Enzymatic hydrolysis is an important technology for Norilia - it is used to create our poultry protein and oil ingredients. This technology is efficient and creates high quality ingredients – but what if adding additional processing steps could unlock even more of the raw material benefits for our customers? Investigating the potential and added value of multi-step enzymatic hydrolysis processing, or in other words, cascade technology, is the focus of the Notably research project, led by Nofima AS.

Plaster with Norilia's eggshell membrane ready for testing in hospitals

Published: 12, 20, 2018 | Updated: 12, 21, 2018

Our eggshell membrane ingredients is one of our success stories. Biovotec has developed a new type of plaster that will be used to heal chronic sores. The eggshell membrane plaster is now ready to be tested in hospitals.

Norilia featured in two podcasts

Published: 12, 05, 2018 | Updated: 12, 14, 2018

Norilia has recently been featured in two podcasts recorded for the website of Norsk Landbrukssamvirke: one about the potential for our raw materials in health applications, and one about the future of Norwegian wool (podcasts in Norwegian).

Norwegian Wool Day

Published: 10, 03, 2018 | Updated: 12, 21, 2018

On the 15th of October, Norilia was hosting the Norwegian Wool Day together with The Federation of Norwegian Industries.

NorZymeD project final seminar

Published: 10, 01, 2018 | Updated: 12, 14, 2018

Norilia was a partner in the NorzymeD project - now this project has been finalized, and it had a final seminar on the 18th of October.

Norwegian Wool available as insulation for sports- and active wear

Published: 10, 01, 2018 | Updated: 12, 21, 2018

Through Norilia's cooperation with Baur Vliesstoffe and their brand Lavalan® , Norwegian Wool is now available as insulation for sports- and active wear.

E S P impresses at Oslo Runway

Published: 10, 01, 2018 | Updated: 12, 21, 2018

Oslo Runway is the premier Norwegian fashion week event. Designer Elisabeth Stray Pedersen, specializing in wool coats, jackets and scarves made by Norwegian lamb wool, is described as one of the shooting stars of Norwegian fashion. Her show at Oslo Fashion Week for AW 18 was by many selected as one of the highlights of the week.