CTIFL: Technical Center at the service of the fruit and vegetable sector
Discover our services and decision support tools
Evaluation of agricultural equipment
Have your innovative equipment evaluated and optimized
Point of sale improvement
Get training on sales techniques, setting up a point of sale, labelling at the retail stage...
Implementing a quality approach
Have your HACCP procedures, environmental diagnostics, etc., carried out
Improvement of post-harvest management
Have your equipment studied as well as storage, ripening...
Control of the health status and authenticity of fruit plant material
Have your sanitary analyses carried out and your varieties evaluated
Conducting market surveys
Have a survey done that will help you anticipate market developments
Discover our areas of research and experimentation
CTIFL, the Interprofessional Technical Center for Fruit and Vegetables is the research and development organization at the service of the fruit and vegetable sector, from production to distribution.
A true hub at the crossroads of fundamental research, applied research and innovation, the CTIFL works in direct contact with professionals. It plays a key role in helping them to meet the challenges of competitiveness, innovation and sustainable production and thus contributes to guaranteeing the quality and accessibility of products that consumers expect.
To achieve its objectives, the CTIFL conducts experimentation and research programs, innovation initiatives, economic and regulatory monitoring, training and dissemination of information to professionals.
Recognized as a competent authority, the CTIFL is in charge of the control and certification of fruit propagation material except for strawberry plants.
Located in the heart of the main French fruit and vegetable production areas, the five CTIFL research centers constitute, in partnership or in association with the regional experiment stations, a unique experimentation network in Europe.
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