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TrueFood program detailed

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Traditional United Europe Food



The overall aim of TRUEFOOD is to introduce suitable innovations into traditional food industry to maintain and increase the competitiveness of the industry in an increasingly global European market place. This will be achieved through close integration of R&D activities, demonstration, and training and dissemination activities.



4 years (from 1 May 2006 to 30 April 2010)



European Economic Interest Group SPES GEIE (Spread European Safety-European Economic Interest Grouping) represented by Mr. Daniele Rossi

fipa FIAB ania SETBIR  FI Fodevarer  

Total cost


€ 21 million

European funding


€ 15,5 million

Work Packages


Scientific Pillar Management

WP 1. Determination of consumer perception, expectations, and attitudes
WP 2. Innovation for improving microbial safety of TFPs origin, and Control of biologically derived and process induced chemical hazards in TFPs
WP 3. Predictive Modelling and Risk Assessment of Traditional Foods
WP 4. Improving nutritional quality of traditional products in line with consumer demands

Industrial Pillar Management

WP 5. Improved marketing and food supply chain organisation methods for traditional food products
WP 6. Pilot scale evaluation, demonstration and transfer of innovation to industry
WP 7. Environmental, societal, human and economic impacts of innovation
WP 8. Dissemination, training and technology transfer

ADRIA’s role


WP 3. Predictive modelling and risk assessment of traditionnal food products
WP 6. Pilot scale evaluation, demonstration and transfer of innovations to industry
WP 8. Dissemination, training and technology transfer


ADRIA's role in Truefood


University of Applied Sciences of Weihenstephan ACTIA Warsaw Agricultural University NAGREF Università degli Studi di Perugia  University of Ljubljana INRA Cniel  ESB  INRAN Istituto Superiore di Sanità
 Agricultural Institute of Slovenia  ETAT  Agricultural University of Athens  Gent Universiteit  Technological Educationa Institution of Ionian Islands  Agriconsulting FoodDrinkEurope  Ente per le Nuove tecnologie, l'Energia e l'Ambiente  Institute of Chemical Technology Prague  A.Bio.C Technische Universitat München
   IRTA  Slovak Agricultural Research Centre  UMB  Progetto Europa Group  Cambden BRI Nofima  Genus  Karadeniz Technical University  Università degli Studi di Milano