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Improved quality management in the euro-mediterranean fruits and vegetables processing industry.

Objective

The general objective of the Thematic Network is to promote the competitiveness of the fruits and vegetables sector of the agro-food industry in the Third Mediterranean Countries by improving quality management of the food processing enterprises . Starting from the current situation in the regions countries and on the existing scientific and technological knowledge in the field of post-harvest physiology and preserving technologies, food-processing techniques, and quality assessment methodologies, the network will propose a set of recommendations common for the whole region. Assuming that quality improvement of food products and quality management will increase food industry competitiveness, the consequent recommendations of the network will bring strong positive effects on national and regional economies , especially in terms of employment in SMEs , rural development and consumer health.

Funding Scheme

THN - Thematic network contracts

Coordinator

UNIVERSIDAD DE CORDOBA
Address
Ctra. Madrid Km 396.A
14071 Cordoba
Spain

Participants (8)

AN NAJAH NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
Palestine
Address
Khatab Street
Nablus - West Bank
ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI
Greece
Address
University Campus, Aristotle University Of Thessal
54006 Thessaloniki
HIGHER SCHOOL OF FOOD INDUSTRIES AT TUNIS
Tunisia
Address
Avenue Alain Savary 58
1003 Tunis
MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE
Cyprus
Address
Mouki Akrita
1100 Nicosia
PARCO SCIENTIFICO E TECNOLOGICO AREA IONICO SALENTINA - CENTRO NAZIONALE PER LA RICERCA E LO SVILUPPO DEI MATERIALI SCPA
Italy
Address
S.s. Per Mesagne - Km 7+300
72100 Brindisi
TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY
Israel
Address
Ramat Aviv
69978 Ramat - Aviv
THE HIGHER COUNCIL FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Jordan
Address
Jubeiha
11941 Amman / Al-jubaiha
UNIVERSITE MOHAMMED V
Morocco
Address
Rabat Instituts
10100 Rabat / Agdal