Ms. Irene MINGUEZ
BIMBO – Baking App. (BIM)
BAKERY IBERIAN INVESTMENTS SL, (BIMBO) is a subsidiary company of Grupo Bimbo, multinational bakery product manufacturing company headquartered in Mexico City and present in several cities around the world (https://grupobimbo.com/en). Bimbo produces among other products, several types of flat bread, like Tortilla wraps, piadas, piadinas and « Thins » in Europe. Bimbo will contribute to the project with the knowledge needed to define the recipes, evaluate the results at pilot scale and with the equipment needed to perform industrial trials. BIMBO will also contribute to designing, performing and evaluating the results of consumer tests using the developed new products.
Mr. Roberto MATARRESE
MATARRESE – Baking App. (MAT)
MATARRESE SRL www.matarrese.it is a private company established in the 80s that provides consultancy for small-medium sized production sites for designing layout & workflows, choosing the most suitable equipment and then optimizing their use. Matarresse also prepares industrial scale up plans for sizing the machinery at industrial level after those preliminary trials have been done on a laboratory scale. The Company has 4 laboratories for training, consultancy or product testing projects. Of these, two are permanently equipped for cooking & pastry courses with the latest generation machinery. A laboratory is used for courses & conferences and the last laboratory is equipped for consulting and is dedicated for all the needs of testing & prototyping of both food & technological products.
Mr. Hervé LAMOUREUX
YECHELD MALT – Malting (YEM
Yec’Hed Malt means “Healthy Malt” in Breton language. This SME www.yechedmalt.bzh is a craft malt house created in 2017 and is specialized in organic malted products to be used in the brewing & baking industries. The malting line has been designed to control all the production parameters in order to produce customized malts for YEM’s clients. Local organic cereals are considered and are transformed to obtain products for breweries, distilleries; in addition, malted flours from wheat & barley are successfully manufactured for bread & pastries.
Ms. Andreia FERREIRA
RAMALHOS – Baking oven (RAM)
RAM www.ramalhos.com is a European leading company in baking equipment specializing in ovens established in 1930 in the North of Porto. RAM has continuously evolved to strengthen its production facilities and is now a very modern factory able to produce all its parts including electronic circuits. RAM develops robust equipment; in the 80s compact ovens were developed, digital panels were installed from the 90s and in 2006 a new factory was constructed including a baking Lab. In 2020, the factory is now a modern facility with a high-tech technological & interactive showroom. 2020 was also a sign of innovation with new self-cleaning ovens and the launch of a remote-control application for ovens. RAM ovens are adapted to flat bread production, as the traditional Portuguese products require often, high baking temperatures (i.e. Pastel de nata).
The Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area will devise new R&I approaches to improve water availability and sustainable agriculture production in a region heavily distressed by climate change, urbanisation and population growth
The PRIMA programme is an Art.185 initiative supported and funded under Horizon 2020, the European Union’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.