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Next November the project results will be disseminated and food prototypes will be tasted in the Euskadi-Basque Country International Cheese Festival to be held at the Kursaal in Donostia-San Sebastián. This festival is the most important gastronomic event of the year in Donostia / San Sebastián, is led by the association of shepherds Artzai Gazta, […]

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VALORLACT project was invited last June the 29th to the seminar organized by CEBAL in Beja, Portugal, as part of the project called TEC-MEM. This project concerns the application of membrane technology in food and agriculture and specifically in the milk sector. CEBAL is a private technology center working in biotechnology applied to agriculture. They […]

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After the fulfillment of the actions foreseen in the the project VALORLACT they have been edited and published several documents summarizing all the results and conclusions that were obtained during the four years Project.   LAYMAN´S REPORT: This report describes the basics of the project (background, objectives, proposed technologies …), activities and results obtained throughout […]

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As part of the dissemination plan, a presentation of the VALORLACT Project action plan and roadmap, has been carried out on February 10 at the Center for Agricultural Research and Training of Cantabria, CIFA. The results and management options proposed in the Project were shared with professionals from the sector. At this meeting they were represented 11 dairy […]

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On 15 December 2015, the 2nd Expert Panel of the VALORLACT project was held at the Basque Government facilities in Vitoria-Gasteiz, involving various actors from the dairy, livestock, feed manufacturing and academic sectors, as well as representatives of the Administration. At the meeting, the project results concerning the demonstration and validation of recycling technologies; data […]

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During December 2015, the equipment and facilities at VASCOLAC cheese factory in Zamudio were dismantled and removed following the completion of demonstration projects on filtration and biogas production technologies at pilot scale. The operation of this plant has been extended for more than one and a half years and is able to collect useful information […]

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To present the project’s results to the involved sectors, an Expert Panel will held on December 2015. It will gather dairy representatives, animal feed manufacturers, rural development associations, food quality assurance entity and several public administrations. During the course of the meeting all of the contributions will share their opinion from the point of view […]

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Carlos Bald, researcher at AZTI-Tecnalia presented his work during the latest WASTES conference, entitled “Development of new food products for cheese whey valorisation”.  The presentation described whey-based food developments and studies of organoleptic acceptance, composition and shelf life of these products.   Foods developed in the VALORACT project based on whey concéntrate   The 3rd […]

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In order to demonstrate the feasibility of the collection proposal, a demonstration test was carried out at the end of July 2015, in 7 cheese factories of the Basque Region Autonomous Community. To do this, 2 collection routes were planned (Bizkaia-Araba and Gipuzkoa-Araba) in an isothermal tanker truck, finally unloading the whey at the Aldanondo […]

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