The PIG-MALION project develops porcine products good for the heart, by means of the reformulation and incorporation of bioactive ingredients that allow to improve their nutritional and healthy profile. The products obtained in this project foresee to be incorporated in the context of a balanced diet for those people who regularly consume these types of meat derivatives.
During the project, they evaluate and select bioactive and analogous fatty ingredients to develop meat products such as Burguer Meat and blood sausage. The execution of the project also contemplates the validation of the effects of its consumption on the health by means of studies realized in animals and humans.
PIG-MALION has a consortium formed by Embotits Salgot, with extensive experience in the production of pork products, and the Eurecat Nutrition and Health Technology Unit, which contributes to the project its great experience in the execution of pre-clinical trials and intervention in humans