Project

Improving the quality of pork products for the consumer: development of innovative, integrated and sustainable food production chains of high quality pork products matching consumer demands

Code
41H01206
Duration
01 January 2007 → 31 December 2011
Funding
European funding: framework programme
Promotor
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Applied economics
    • Marketing
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Agricultural animal production
    • Agriculture, land and farm management
    • Veterinary medicine
Keywords
pork quality consumers citizen pig production
 
Project description

This Integrated Project, funded by the EU Sixth Framework Programme, acronym Q-PorkChains, runs for 5 years, starting 1 january 2007. It aims at developing and testing advanced and multi-disciplinary approaches for identification, characterisation, prediction, and control of pork and pork products throughout diverse production chains. UGent invovlement relates to citizen and consumer issues related to pork production and pork products.