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NAME OF THE ORGANIZATION: SANPIETRO SOCIETA’ COOPERATIVA AGRICOLA
MAIN CONTACT FOR GoJELLY: Tommaso Massari, firstname.lastname@example.org
ADDRESS: SANPIETRO SOC. COOP. AGR., C.da Carestia 1 – 72012 – Ostuni (BR), Italy
WEBSITE and other links: www.sanpietrocoop.it
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE ORGANIZATION
Sanpietro Società Cooperativa Agricola is a leading food company focused on ready to eat products, namely semidried fruits and vegetables that are currently packaged in a protective atmosphere, to be kept refrigerated and distributed in major retail chains in Europe.
Innovation is a core part of the company; research is focusing on new products and technologies development, improvement of the food products quality and safety and development of new packaging strategies, including Innovative and Sustainable Food Packaging.
COMPETENCES AND INVOLVEMENT in GoJelly
SANPIETRO is involved in developing human food products from jellyfish biomasses, according with the European laws on novel foods, considering ecological, safety, nutrition, legal, economic, social and public acceptance issues. This will be done throught:
- Development and validation in cooperation with CNR-ISPA, at prototype and pre-industrial scale new processing methodologies based on mild temperature drying technologies able to preserve the jellyfish features useful for food uses.