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BOLOGNA, 15 Settembre 2021 Cirio has signed a partnership with ALMA - La Scuola
International of Italian Cuisine, which has chosen it as the official tomato. The agreement has
duration three years and provides that Cirio references are sponsors in the product category
of the tomato in the various cooking courses that the School organizes in Italy and abroad.
"We are very proud to have signed this partnership", explains Pier Paolo Rosetti,
General Manager of Conserve Italia, the cooperative consortium that owns the brand
Cirio. "What unites us to ALMA is a common vision inspired by high quality, respect
of the raw material and the exaltation of the Italian food and wine tradition that all
world envies us ".
THE FUTURE OF HIGH CUISINE
The ALMA school, which was born in 2004 in Colorno (Parma) in the heart of the Food Valley, is the most authoritative training center for future chefs, bakers or sommeliers as well as for
those who want to manage restaurants or accommodation facilities.
The partnership between Cirio and ALMA, which aims to affirm the quality of the tomato
Cirio among the professional operators of haute cuisine and chefs, will be accompanied
also from a series of online and offline initiatives that will be carried out abroad, in various countries where the School organizes distance training courses in synergy with cooking schools
“The collaboration with ALMA will give prestige to our brand wherever we export the
our tomato "
BOLOGNA, 09 settembre 2021: Preserves Italy recovers 50 thousand tons per year. From tomato hulls to corn leaves, from non seeds conforms of peas to chickpeas out of size, up to the pits of peaches and apricots. None of this is thrown away in the moles production processes of Conserve Italia, so much so that they are beyond 50 thousand tons of by-products that are recovered every year in the factories of the cooperative group of brands Cirio and Valfrutta. Livestock feeding and energy production through anaerobic digestion: these are the main destinations for i residues from fruit, tomato, legume and corn processing
A commitment to reduce waste that Conserve Italia wanted to testify by participating in the re-Food Market of Esselunga, the sustainability supermarket run by Livia Pomodoro.
Tomato within RO-GUILTLESSPLASTIC (the project by Rossana Orlandi) and set up at the National Museum of Science and Technology "Leonardo Da Vinci" of Milan, open on the occasion of the Milan Design Week.
The residues from the processing of peas, green beans, beans and other vegetables are recovered as fertilizer agricultural.
The residues of fruit processing, on the other hand, and in particular peach kernels, nectarines and apricots become useful instead
for combustion aimed at producing energy
A part of these processing residues is recovered
directly within the production cycle of Conserve Italia through the biogas plant present in the plant di Pomposa (FE), which makes it possible to reuse the by-products of agricultural processing to produce electricity.
To all this there are also over 17 thousand tons
of agro-industrial biological sludge deriving from the plants of wastewater treatment, which constitute the most of the waste generated by Conserve Italia (70%) e that the company recovers every year, earmarking them for use agronomic with great benefits for farm crops agricultural.
Upward forecasts for the Albinia plant.
The tomato campaign will probably reach 74,000 tons of processed product.
"The Albinia plant is an absolute excellence in the sector, and is part of a supply chain, that of Conserve Italia, which is very well organized" "The Italian tomato is experiencing a moment of great criticality, due to the torrid climate it has mainly affected southern Italy. Our farming members, present with about 900 hectares especially in the Tuscan-Lazio Maremma but also in other areas of Tuscany and Umbria, are currently engaged in the phases of
100% mechanized harvest and we are withdrawing 10% more product from their fields than the initial programs. The plant is operating at full capacity thanks to the dedication and professionalism of the 350 workers involved, including permanent and seasonal employees,
thus managing to work all the tomatoes supplied in one day.
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