Ctic Cita is a technology center, placed in La Rioja (Spain), devoted to attend the technical and research requirements of the food industry.
Its main objective is to provide solutions for companies of the sector promoting research and technological development, innovation, increase of competitiveness, safety of its processes, training of its employees and adaptation to the current legislation. For these purposes, the Centre provides the required assistance to those companies that require specialized external support, supplying a wide range of services offered by a highly-qualified team which works in modern facilities equipped with the latest technology. Its facilities have:
- three pilot plants,
- industrial kitchen,
- tasting room,
- physic-chemical lab,
- microbiology lab,
- auditorium and rooms.
Its main research lines focus on the quality and safety of the productive processes, the development of new products, the study and redesign of process engineering, the testing of new processing and preservation techniques, and the reduction of the environmental impact of the agri-food sector.