to QualiRedFruits project website
Due to unique flavours and proven health promotion properties, raspberry is a high value crop which leads to high competition between production areas worldwide. Today, 25% of the world production comes from Europe. The QualiRedFruits project aims at strengthening the European position on the world market and the competitiveness of European SMEs by improving raspberries’ properties thanks to design of new varieties and new cultivation methods more respectful of the environment.
This innovative project involves 7 SMEs and 5 Research Centres that will work together in order to :
Once the varieties have been selected and new cultivation methods developed, the project will test and validate them in production trials.
The QualiRedFruits project will last two years and has just entered in its first phase of development during which raspberry’s varieties with the higher bioactive compounds’ content will be selected.