• OPEN DURING THE 2023/24 ACADEMIC YEAR: Training course on Wild Food production and marketing
    A new training course on wild food production and marketing is now open and free. It is structured in several modules which different aspects of the wild food sector, such as sustainable production, market trends and legislative initiatives. It is mainly addressed to students, but also open to everybody interested in these products. Participants may receive a certificate of achievement. For more information and registration follow this link Registrations open until May 30, 2023.
  • Final Conference Program
    The final conference of the WildFood project will be held on May 16 and 17 at the CTFC headquarters in Solsona. The conference is addressed to all people involved in the Wild Food Products value chains (truffles, pine nuts, acorns and aromatic plants) and policy-makers. We will be sharing results, lessons learnt and policy recommendations. For more details see the program or contact us at wildfood@ctfc.cat. Link for registrations: https://forms.gle/FZdYS6WsA9457XVx7
  • WildFood 6th General Assembly
    New #WildFood Project meeting with our partners to discuss on next activities aimed at contributing to the improvement of #wildfood value chains quality, safety and sustainability
  • Living Lab session about the truffle fertilization in Spain!
    Online Living Lab session with Spanish truffle producers
  • New workshop on black truffles cultivation in Spain
    We have made a workshop about the importance of irrigation and nutrients in black truffle growing. It has also taken place a round table, together with the assembly of Catalonian Truffle Producers Association. Thank you everyone who has joined the session!
  • Mid-term conference – Presentations
    Practice innovations on Wild Food Products Prediction systems for the annual supply of acorn and flour as raw material for human food products (ISA); Establishing mycological parks to assess and control mushrooms collection and guarantee a sustainable mycological use with appropiate mushrooms collection, while integrating social function in this activity (CTFC); Quantifying pine cone production, using sensors and drones (CTFC); Wild edible mushrooms: two case studies (UNIPD); The acorn drying process (HFM). Policy Forum Giulia Corradini – Labels, labeling and certification on wild foods Bryony Morgan – International standard for fair and sustainable wild collection Sven Mutke – Toward…
  • WILDFOOD Mid-Term conference
    Here is the agenda of our Mid-Term conference and Policy Forum to be held in Italy Agenda Midterm conference Online event 26 May Online event 27 May
  • New event on truffles in Italy, May 14, 2022
  • WILDFOOD Policy Forum, 27th May 2022
    Policy Forum: Disclosing the potential of Wildfood around the Mediterranean to promote sustainable, competitive, and secure supply chains: Key actions and policy recommendations The WILDFOOD Policy Forum, taking place on 27th May 2022, will discuss the actionneeded to ensure more competitive, secure and sustainable value chains of wild foods.This event will be held in-person and streamed live online at the Villa Bolasco,Castelfranco Veneto. The policy forum is addressed mainly to Mediterranean, national,regional and local policy makers and key stakeholders involved in wild food valuechains (including associations of producers, harvesters and processors, consumerorganisations, industries, NGO, Public institutions…). Final program and…
  • WildFood project in the VII Mediterranean Forest Week
    On March 21, Wildfood project was presented in the VII Mediterranean Forest Week within the session: Improving the value-chain of Mediterranean Wild Food Products (WFP): special insight into how certification, branding and labelling can upgrade the economic value of edible non-wood forest products. The session was structured in three parts: First, a presentation of the WILDFOOD project in general and a specific presentation on WFP certification and labelling; Secondly, two presentations on NWFP certification and labelling schemes and standards and their market and economic opportunities; and thirdly, two case studies on NWFPs certification in Turkey and Portugal.
  • New conferences in Italy under the WildFood project
    27 November 2021 New challenges of the truffle supply chain: climate change and the informal market The structure of the national truffle supply chain: from production to marketing of fresh and processed truffles. 28 November 2021 New challenges of the truffle supply chain: climate change and the informal market Alba white truffle: local product or commercial product? Territorial marketing and tools to stimulate the production of the prized white truffle.
  • First workshop with stakeholders in Portugal
    WildFood Portuguese partner, ISA, is organising the first workshop with stakeholders in Portugal with the aim of deepening in the Wild Food Products value chains, the innovation for the quality, sustainability and safety, and the innovating marketing strategies. Here is the programme of the workshop which will be held on October 21:
  • New Workshop on truffles in Catalonia
    Under the WildFood project, a new workshop will be held in Catalonia on 23rd October addressed to truffles value chain actors
  • New workshop on pine nuts, rosemary and myrrh in Tunisia
    On June 24, 2021, a new workshop on pine nuts, rosemary and myrrh was held in Tunisia, organised by INRGREF
  • First Workshop on edible pine nut of stone pine (Pinus pinea)
    On May 18, 2021, a workshop was held in Catalonia, Spain, with pine nuts producers, entrepreneurs, and other relevant stakeholders of the pine nut value chain, with the main aim of identifying most relevant barriers for pine nut producers, harvesters and sellers, and innovative solutions to overcome these barriers. During the workshop, the Wildfood project was presented, in an introductory phase, and after that, Míriam Piqué presented the map of stakeholders in the pine nuts value chain and a SWOT analysis, both being the bases for discussing the most important problems to be addressed. One of the biggest challenges…