Today, ITAL focuses on Technology, Science, Innovation, and Food and Beverage Packaging. The technology areas of the Institute are organized to provide specialized assistance in various fields such as meat products, cereal, chocolate, confectionery, dairy products, fruits, vegetables, food process engineering and post harvest techniques. The Food Science and Quality division comprises chemical, physical, sensorial and microbiological laboratories. The Packaging Technology Center is subdivided into sections, covering metallic, glass, plastic and cellulosic materials, as well as distribution and transport packaging and environment issues concerning packaging systems.
Research and development lie at the core of the work of the Institute. Both are responsible for generating new knowledge, thus contributing to the innovation of the food supply chain. Technological assistance is the support to industrial activities assessed by analyses, trials, pilot tests, consulting services and training courses.
ITAL publishes technical and scientific papers and books, offers specialization courses and organizes seminars and meetings that bring together experienced professionals to discuss emerging themes and share updated information on science and technology concerning food and beverage packaging.
It is important to ITAL that its actions are compatible with the values of the several segments of society, whether public or private.
The procedures and instructions of the Institute are in accordance with the International Quality Standard ISO 9001:2008, and several tests, experiments and analyses are performed according to the guidelines and requirements of ISO 17025 / IEC - general requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories - and accredited by INMETRO.
ETHICS AND COMMITMENT
The Food Technology Institute -ITAL, is committed to the highest ethical standards, with impartiality and confidentiality, respecting the reputation of mutual confidence the Institute has built up over the years.
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