MOBILITY: Fourth transnational mobility in Liguria and Piedmont in Italy

About 25 entrepreneurs and students coming from France, Spain, Portugal and Italy joined the “transnational mobility” that took place in Liguria and Piedmont (Italy) from April 10th to April 14th, promoted by the Association Terre dei Savoia and Consiglio per la Ricerca in Agricoltura e l’Analisi dell’Economia Agraria (CREA). After the meeting of monday evening…

SEMINAR: innovation in production and marketing of herbal food products

Technical Seminar on Innovation in production and marketing of herbal food products The 2nd March 2017 a Seminar took place in the headquarters of Centre Tecnològic Forestal de Catalunya (Forest Research Centre of Catalonia) in Solsona (Spain), where aromatic plants producers and handicraft food herbal products  could know the last innovations related to professional training…

EVENT: The Festival of journalism food discover Savigliano

Terre dei Savoia, Muses and companies in the Cuneo protagonists of a “press tour” On February 25th a “press tour” all dedicated to the world of fragrance has been on stage in Savigliano at Muses – The European Academy of the Essences. The initiative is  part of the second edition of the Food Journalism Festival,…

TRAINING: Practical workshop on packaging and labelling of aromatic plants

  Last 17th February 2017, the second practical workshop of the on-line course HERBARTIS in Spain, was held in the facilities of IRTA, in Monells (Girona): Packaginf of aromatic plants. Program During the seminar different aspects were treated: Packaging materials. Packaging systems. Labeling addressed to the aromatic plants sector Elsa Lloret (expert in packaging materials…

REPORT: Specificities of Herbal Craft Production profession

There exist large surfaces for providing Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAPs) raw material to the industry but in the Mediterranean area there are plenty of small-scale farms . Many entrepreneurs have seen herbs as an alternative crop in these areas, however the small productions are not enough to bulk-selling to wholesalers, and decide to elaborate…

TRAINING: course on food sensory analysis in Catalonia (Spain)

Anàlisi sensorial (Sensory analysis) Dates: 1, 9 and 15th June 2016 Place: Barcelona (Spain) Content:  the applications of sensory analysis to the agrofood sector are countless, from developing new products to improve the quality of the existing ones. This course aims at providing tools to understand the basis of the panel test and its importance…