«If you give me rice, I'll eat today;
If you teach me how to grow rice, I'll eat every day.»
Tracing rice and valorizing side streams along Mediterranean blockchain
Acronym: TRACE-RICE | PRIMA
TRACE-RICE with Grant nº 1934, (call 2019, section 1 Agrofood) is part of the PRIMA Programme supported under Horizon 2020, the European Union’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation
|TRACE-RICE targets the adoption of cost-efficient and environmentally safe tools for traceability, authenticity, contaminant mitigation and conversion of by-products to innovative rice base food produced in the Mediterranean.
|Brings together public and private stakeholders across the Mediterranean for delivering innovative solutions for fraud and safety challenges in rice sector with an integrated full chain approach (‘farm to fork’) in 48 months.
|TRACE-RICE is focused on providing the Mediterranean rice industry with:
Highly-efficient and affordable analytical and digital technologies that will facilitate fast traceability and authenticity control of rice varieties;
New nutritional and healthy tasty rice-based foods and high added-value products based on an interdisciplinary integrated chain-wide and circular economy approach.
Biobased insect repellents, active packaging technologies
|INNOVATIVE FOOD AND BEVERAGES
Integrate rice by-products in bakery ingredients
|BLOCKCHAIN AND RFID TECHNOLOGIES
RFID tags for wireless and real time supply chain integration