Interreg IV Italien-Österreich

Originalp

OriginAlp is an Interreg IV project which aims at being able to measure or confirm the quality and origins of various foodstuffs directly from the product. In a cross-border collaboration, partners from Tyrol and South Tyrol are working on a scientific basis using various methods to try to achieve this aim.

Project partners

Tested products

apples
prunes
cheese
milk
meat
sausage
eggs
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test methods

Near Infrared

Near infrared spectroscopy is a modern form of analysis which is fast, non-destructive, extremely precise and very cost-efficient.

Isotopes

Stable isotope analysis is frequently used to acquire information about the geographical origins of biological and other foodstuffs.

Wet chemistry methods

Wet chemistry methods are used to measure various characteristics of milk, meat and apples.