Area 3 (‘Society’): Improve on-farm practices to enhance consumer acceptability and address societal challenges associated with animal welfare, product quality and safety, biodiversity and provision of ecosystem services
Organic production farms, feed production companies, by-products providers companies
- AIDISA (ES) (www.ctic-cita.es) is a non-profit association of SMEs composed of 64 agro-food industrial members. AIDISA manages CTIC-CITA, a technological centre devoted to attend the research and technical needs required in the Food Industry.
The goal of the AIDISA is to promote the development and competitiveness of the sector by promoting research and technological development, innovation, increased production quality, improved competitiveness, security of its processes, training of its workers and adaptation to current legislation. To this end, the Centre provides the necessary assistance to those companies requiring specialized external support by making available a wide range of services offered by a highly qualified team operating in modern facilities equipped with the latest technology.
-Food quality a safety
Sensory (Expert panel-Consumers)
Meat, fruit and vegetables products texture and its relationship with composition
-New food products development
Innovation; low fat, low salt, enriched, functionals, commodities
New and alternative ingredients, microencaptulation.
-Food Process Engineering and Technology
Heat treatment processes
Drying and maturation process
-Food Packaging and Conservation
Natural agents as antimicrobials and antioxidants
Active packaging (food requirements and validation)
-Environmental Impact Reduction
Revaloritation of by-products: Added value products