These fact sheets give a short overview of the results in the six participating european countries. They contain recommendations for processing, product-development and marketing. All fact sheets are now available in English, French, German, Polish, Dutch, and Italian language.
Within the European research project ECROPOLIS the sensory charcteristics of organic products have been analysed in five EU-memberstates and in Switzerland.
At the end of november FiBL, ZHAW and Agrovision arranged a workshop in Switzerland. At the workshop the results of the sensory studies have been presented to representatives ion processing, trade anfd marketing of organic products.
Press release form FiBL (in German).
Today the fact sheets for all six tested product groups were launched.
These fact sheets give a short overview of the results in the six
participating european countries.They contain recommendations for processing, product-development and marketing.
The article "Quality evaluation of cold pressed sunflower
oils by sensory and chemical analysis"and is now available online.
On 6th October 2011 the German Ecropolis workshop will be held in Fulda.
The French ECROPOLIS project partner Synabio organized a focus group to
talk about the specific quality of organic products in September 2011.
The French presentation summing up the results of Work Packages 3 to 5
now available on the ECROPOLIS website.
The Comparative report from quantitative consumer research (work package 4.3: Sensory-based target groups for the organic food market) is now available on the ECROPOLIS website.
The results of work package 2.1 (Evaluation of nationally available database solutions) are now available on the ECROPOLIS website.
On 15th October 2011 the Polish Ecropolis workshop will be held at the Nature Food fair in Lodz, Poland.
Improving the Sensory Quality and
Sensory Marketing of Organic Products -
a workshop for processors, traders, label organisations and governmental
representatives to learn about sensory marketing and product improvement
The first International Conference on Organic Food Quality and Health Research (FQH) took place from 18 -20 May 2011 in Prague, Czech Republic.
On 27th April 2011, first Ecropolis results will be presented at Organic Marketing Forum in Warsaw, Poland.
Every person who is interested in the project can now get a short and enjoyable overview about ECROPOLIS in the project flyer.
The new flyer informs on two pages about the most important steps in the triennial project:
Needs of the organic market, information on organic taste, project consortium, impact of the EU-regulation, sensory analysis and dissemination.
It also includes a list of the project partners and shows where to get more detailled information.
WELCOME - today the new ECROPOLIS-website is launched!
BNN Herstellung und Handel e.V. (Organic Processors and Traders Association), co-initiator of the scientific project, generated the online presence of ECROPOLIS.
On www.ecropolis.eu interested users can find important information about the project, its tasks and aims. In addition to that the website presents the project partners, the project structure and work packages in a clear arranged and attractive way.
As soon as first research results are available, you will find them on the website as well.
BNN is looking forward to constructing a lively website which offers a continuous information flow and an attractive platform for knowledge exchange!
In January 2009, the European research project Ecropolis has been
approved. FiBL is coordinator of this project which will analyze
sensory profiles of different organic products for three years. The
data will be entered in the Organic Sensory Information System (OSIS).
Also there will be collected information about underlying production
methods which explain the sensory differences between organic and