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The aim of the SUMO project, Sustainable Use of bioMass from Oleaginous processing, is to develop different but complementary valorisation routes for the sustainable use of olive and rapeseed processing byproducts.

SUMO Project News

INIA Magazine: Strategies for alperujo valorization

An article entitled "Estrategias de valorización del alperujo" was published in INIA magazine in Uruguay in December 2017. The article exposes the latest advances in the treatment of wet olive pomace (alperujo) generated as a by-product [...]

Workshop SUMO Project in Portugal

The Portuguese Workshop for dissemination of SUMO project results took place in CVR´s premises located in Guimarães (Portugal) on November 23rd 2017. The workshop was attended by 32 people, who were private or represented companies. In total [...]

SUMO project workshop in Uruguay

The  Seminar "Evaluation of cultivars of olive trees" will be held on October 25  in the Experimental Station "Wilson Ferreira Aldunate", INIA Las Brujas, Rincón del Colorado, Canelones Dep. (Uruguay).  In the afternoon, during the [...]

SUMO project Workshop in Chile

The Workshop  "Technological Alternatives for the  valorization of  Alperujo"  will be held by CEAP (Center for Studies in Processed Foods) next October 20th  at 09:30 at the Hotel Casino, in Talca (Chile).  During the Workshop, different [...]

Dark Chocolate With Extra Virgin Olive Oil Improves Cardiovascular Risk Profile

A recent study presented at the ESC Congress in Barcelona by lead researcher and cardiologist, Rossella Di Stefano,  showed that small daily portions of dark chocolate with added natural polyphenols from extra virgin olive oil [...]

ILU: Workshop and Conferences

From March to July 2017, the ILU e.V. attended several conferences and congresses to disseminate SUMO´s project results: ◊ ILU organized a Workshop during 13th Oil Miller Days, Straubing (9th- 10th March 2017) Publication: Storandt, [...]

ArgOliva 2017, Argentina

ArgOliva 2017 - VII International Olive Meeting, San Juan (Argentina), 5-8 September 2017. ArgOliva is an international event that seeks, through its various activities, to strengthen and promote the development of the olive sector in [...]

Presentation of AZTI in the RRB-13 conference

The 13th edition of the International Conference on Renewable Resources & Biorefineries took place in Wroclaw, Poland from Wednesday June 7 until Friday June 9, 2017. Based on the previous RRB conferences, this conference welcomed [...]

Olive waste for building materials

A 2015 study  made at the University of Jaén (Spain) found that the use of sludge leftover from pomace oil extraction in the making of clay bricks had a similar compressive strength as conventional bricks, but they [...]

Workshop of AZTI in EXPOLIVA

On 12th May, the fifth edition of ESPACIOINNOVA 'Transfer and Action' was held, as part of the XVIII International Fair of Olive Oil and Related Industries EXPOLIVA 2017, the forum for scientific and technology transfer [...]

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