About Us


Food Innovation with the largest expert network

XaRTA is the R+D+i reference network that coordinates excellence in food technology research teams. It aims to provide global solutions to the problems the industry is facing by making available 9 pilot plants distributed throughout more than 7.000 sq meters, and more than 300 specialized researchers.

XaRTA members

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  • FOOD TECHNOLOGY UNIT of the Autonomous Univeristy of Barcelona
  • ENOLOGY UNIT of the Rovira i Virgili University
  • FOOD RESEARCH UNIT of the Institute for Agrifood Research and Technology (IRTA)
  • AGRIFOOD TECHNOLOGY UNIT of the University of Girona
  • NUTRITION AND BROMATOLOGY UNIT of the University of Barcelona.
  • PLANT PRODUCTS TECHNOLOGY UNIT of the University of Lleida.