Now, an innovative €2.5million European research programme titled FRIETS, is looking at ways to increase the shelf-life of berries using high-precision agriculture and innovative processing methods but whilst still maintaining their high quality.

The four-year project titled ‘Sustainable optimisation of the value chain of fresh and dried value-added berries through the integration of Precision Agriculture strategies and innovative methods of dehydration and edible coating’ comprises of 13 partners from five different countries: Greece, Cyprus, Malta, Romania and England and will see researchers taking part in a total of 116 knowledge and research exchange trips between the partners involved.

Period1 May 2023

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