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Stazione Sperimentale per l'Industria delle Conserve Alimentari - Fondazione di Ricerca

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Viale F. Tanara 31/a
43121, Parma - Emilia Romagna

Contact name : Luca Sandei
Contact email : Click to see email address
SSICA is an applied and experimental research body founded as a Public Body in 1922 with Royal Decree no. 1396 of 2 July, with the purpose of improving the quality and safety standards of products along the entire supply chain.
The Experimental Station for the Food Preserving Industry (SSICA) aims to promote the technical and technological progress of the Italian food-preserving industry for the sectors of fruits, vegetables, meat and fish products, through its activities of research, consultancy, training and dissemination of information. Thanks to its specialized staff and cutting-edge laboratories, SSICA is one of the most important applied research bodies in the preserved food sector in Europe and in the world, and it takes part in national and international research projects.
SSICA has various departments specific to the different product sectors, as well as departments and laboratories in charge of more general activities; it has equipment and know-how aimed at experimenting with new products, new processing and preservation procedures, analyzing possible economic and social impact.

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Obituary: Carlo Leoni

Dott. Carlo Leoni died on Thursday 5 May 2022 in Langhirano (Parma) after a short hospitalization following a sudden cerebral hemorrhage. He would...
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Food fraud: Scientists develop \'low-cost\' country of origin detection method

Scientists develop a cheaper, quicker way to determine produce country of origin A model that can be used to determine the origin of food in...
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Webinar: Tomato Products, Blood Health and Labelling

Tomato News hosted a Tomato Foundation webinar on the 25th February, providing a complete update on the tomato products sample study carried...
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Potential for four EFSA health claims for tomato products

Historic research delivers 4 x EFSA health claims for tomato products and a fifth on its way. An early festive gift to tomato lovers...
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Southern Italy: \"the harvest will start with or without an advance decision on prices\"

With a price proposal of EUR 100 /mT for round tomatoes and EUR 110 /mT for oblong ones, manufacturers in the tomato processing sector opened the...
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Publication: Tomato Chemistry, Industrial Processing and Product Development

Tomato is one of the most widespread horticultural species in the world. Used in a wide and diverse range of forms, from being suitable for...
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Valorisation of by-products: Agrimax and ECOAT projects

17 million Euros for the development of bio-lacquer The Experimental Station for the Food Preserving Industry (SSICA) supplies suitable...
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 Luca Sandei, Carlotta Stingone, Rosanna Vitelli  SSICA – Research Foundation   Parma – Italy  ...
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The Tomato Foundation study begins

The Tomato Foundation is announcing the start of The Tomato Product Bioactive Qualification and Quantification sample study, which will...
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Publication: Tomato Chemistry, Industrial Processing and Product Development

Editor: Sebastiano Porretta, SSICA (Experimental Station for the Food Preserving Industry, Italy)   Tomato is one of the most widespread...
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