This is an area with growing importance in today's society, as an increasing number of new products are in demand. The food industry has to respond to new challenges to meet the needs of consumers. ITMATI collaborates with various entities in the food industry to increase the generation of value in the production chain using mathematical technology.

Our main areas of activity

  • Market research: conducting studies to find out the tastes of potential customers and analyse how best to satisfy them.
  • Control and optimisation of products, processes and resources.
  • Quality control.
  • Optimal sequencing of tasks.
  • Sterilisation of foods. Analysis and optimisation of the processes of sterilisation of canned foods.
  • Study of food life.
  • Study of the properties of materials for the manufacture of packaging.
  • Modelling and simulation of processes of freezing and thawing.
  • Modelling and simulation of organoleptic properties of food.
  • Assessment of human exposure to chemical substances present in foods.
  • Epidemiological analysis of the influence of diet on health.
  • Shift allocation.
  • Prediction and planning of production, etc.
  • Solutions in locating services and distribution.
  • Planning and optimisation of routes.
  • Inventory Management.
  • Operational databases. Data Mining.

Experience in this sector

  • Sensory analysis.
  • Control and optimisation of manufacturing of packaging, and of the packing process.
  • Statistical data analysis and statistical advice in several research papers in the field.
  • Consumer research for a beverage company.