Notícies

  • The GOURMETOM set of TRADITOM tomato varieties catches the attention of press, local farmers, chefs and children

    The GOURMETOM set was cultivated near La Albufera Natural Parc following traditional practices by Esteve, a farmer recently awarded “Best Collaborative Farmer” at the first meeting of the Tomata Valenciana held recently in El Perelló. The set of GOURMETOM varieties cultivated was used as an exhibition for variation in tomato colors and shapes for the local farmers that visited the field and also...
  • TRADITOM goes organic

    A few weeks ago, CSIC started collaboration with two farmers in the Benifaió area, Spain (see location in map) interested in cultivating traditional tomato varieties following the EU Organic Farming Regulation. From the angle of a “proximity market view” with their target customers being from the neighborhood, those local farmers will test some of the TRADITOM tomato varieties in order to...
  • Workshop on traditional tomatoes at Alícia Foundation

    On July 24, 2017 a workshop on traditional tomatoes was organized at the facilities of the Alícia Foundation in Sant Fruitós de Bages (Catalonia, Spain). The workshop included presentations of the TRADITOM project, consumer taste activities and show cooking of traditional tomatoes by chefs from the Alícia Foundation. The tomatoes used for the tastings were cultivated in El Perelló (Valencia) and...
  • TRADITOM KIDS II: Tasting a Rainbow of Tomatoes

    We did it again! The 2017 version of TRADITOM KIDS was another big success. Around 20 members of the UPV and CSIC labs participating in TRADITOM introduced more than 250 children aged 7 and 8 years to the value of genetic resources, its diversity and the importance of its conservation.
  • TRADITOM x EUROCAROTEN

    From June 15-July 06, 2017 several TRADITOM partners went on a Short-Term Scientific Mission to Israel (STSM) supported by the COST action EUROCAROTEN. The TRADITOM Carotenoid Phenotyping Jamboree included Clara Pons Puig (CSIC-IBCMP/ Spain), Joan Casals Missio (Fundació Miquel Agustí/Spain), Adriana Sacco (CNR/ Italy) and Josef Fisher (HUJI/ Israel). Clara’s STSM topic explores the “Natural...