Recovery of by-products and waste water from the canning industry in the POCTEP space
CONSERVAL is a collaborative project between Spain and Portugal co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund ERDF through the Interreg V-A Spain-Portugal Programme (POCTEP) 2014-2020, which aims to develop technologies for the recovery of by-products and waste water from the canning sector in Galicia and Northern Portugal.
More specifically, CONSERVAL aims to transform these solid and liquid streams into products with greater added value and high business potential, such as specific volatile fatty acids, fish oils with a high Omega 3 content and high value protein hydrolysates.
What is our impact?
To develop sustainable management models based on the valorisation of waste flows from the canning industry to obtain high added value products: volatile fatty acids, oils and proteins. Specifically:
TOWARDS A CIRCULAR ECONOMY
In the canning industry
CONSERVAL promotes the modernization of the sector with a sustainable management model that contributes to preserve the marine space, while promoting the economic growth of the region.