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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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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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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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Staff from the Neiker-Tecnalia and AZTI-Tecnalia technology centres visited livestock farms which produce their own cheeses and use the milk whey generated to feed their own animals. During these visits, information has been collected relating to the quantity of the whey generated, the number of animals fed, ways of managing the whey, the nature of […]

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Among the activities of the establishment of the Collaboration Network with other projects, on March 5 have held a meeting with ACLIMA (Association of Environmental Industries of Euskadi) at its headquarters in Bilbao, to exchange information on the VALORLACT project and COOLSWEEP project (FP7) in which participates ACLIMA. At this meeting we have studied the […]

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