Sants Estació - Destination: LleidaTuesday, November 1608:00h - 18:00h
Save to calendar 16-11-2021 08:0016-11-2021 18:00Europe/MadridTOUR AGRIFOOD 1, LLEIDA

Sants Estació - Destination: Lleida
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08:00h - 18:00h
Visit | MAHOU SAN MIGUEL Catalonia facility producction: Circular business model in this 100% Spanish, family-owned company and Spain’s leading brewer, with a production share of over 32%

Visit to Mahou San Miguel factory in Lleida following the beer manufacturing process, from raw materials to the moment of consumption of our products. During the tour we will comment on the actions, both ours and those of our value chain collaborators, taken for the efficient use of resources, the eco-design of packaging materials and processes, as well as the reduction of the impact on logistics movements. Finally, we will explain how we will face the environmental challenges of our sector in the coming years to meet and support the objectives of the European Green Pact.


08:00h - 18:00h
Visit | IRTA, Agrifood Research and Technology Institute, Public research institute from the Government of Catalonia to promote research and technological development in the area of agri-food

Research programmes located in Fruitcentre are currently working on the development of strategies to reduce fruit and vegetables losses and waste as well as to re-use some of this waste or related by-products in the development of new products with added value. The research is focused in different strategies aligned with the bioeconomy concepts: the reduction of fruits and vegetables wastes through food processing; potential source of food ingredients based on wastes and by-products from agriculture; use of antimicrobial and antioxidant compounds, protein ingredient, colorant, aroma or texturizer are some of the properties which could be evaluated and use to design food formulations to put into market.


08:00h - 18:00h
Visit | RAIMAT WINERIES: Organic wine-making and the country’s largest natural space inside a winemaking estate

Raimat is a paradigm of sustainability in the Wine Industry, with a more than one-hundred years of history Raimat puts together sustainability, legacy and innovation. Raimat is a 3.000ha land planted of vineyard, which provides high quality wines and takes care of his extraordinary natural richness while boosting the local economy.


08:00h - 18:00h
Presentation | CENTRE DBA - Universitat de Lleida, Center for Biological and Agri-Food Developments

At the DBA Centre - University of Lleida we develop and transfer technology in the field of circular bioeconomy. The main areas of expertise include:
1.- The use wood biomass, agro-food residues or manure to obtain different kinds of product
2.- The valorisation of used clothes and fabrics.
3.- The use of (bio)plastics in agriculture and the assessment of their short and long term effect on soils and crops.
4.- The development and application of circularity indicators to compare different processes.
We are involved in the Circular Bioeconomy Hub of Catalonia promoted by several organism in our region.