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DEVELOPMENT AND MARKET UPTAKE OF AN INNOVATIVE TYPE OF MICRONIZED DEHYDRATED CAROB

DEVELOPMENT AND MARKET UPTAKE OF AN INNOVATIVE TYPE OF MICRONIZED DEHYDRATED CAROB

Objective

The main objective of DEMICROCAROB project is the development and commercialisation of micronized dehydrated carob flour by means of an innovative and sustainable process based on a dehydration process using IR electromagnetic radiation and a specific milling process. DEMICROCAROB product has better properties than current products in the market, low humidity, steady microbiologic profile and without chemical additives. DEMICROCAROB preserves the original nutritional properties and active principles of raw carob and increases the lifetime of the product. As a summary, the purpose of DEMICROCAROB project is to develop and commercialise a new natural ingredient with functional properties (antioxidant, energetic, anticarcinogenic, antidiabetic, gluten free, etc.) from carob pulp. DEMICROCAROB project will commercialise raw carob flour (superfood) as an ingredient in functional food, sport food, diabetic food, coeliac food, vegan food and food supplements markets.
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Coordinator

PEDRO PEREZ MARTINEZ SL

Address

Cmno Del Cementerio 8
46165 Bugarra Valencia

Spain

Activity type

Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)

EU Contribution

€ 50 000

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 781793

  • Start date

    1 August 2017

  • End date

    31 January 2018

Funded under:

H2020-EU.3.2.4.

H2020-EU.3.2.1.

H2020-EU.2.3.1.

H2020-EU.3.2.2.

  • Overall budget:

    € 71 429

  • EU contribution

    € 50 000

Coordinated by:

PEDRO PEREZ MARTINEZ SL

Spain