Guidelines describing characteristics of Fruit and Vegetable products adapted to the senior population

OPTIFEL partners have developed a specification to food industry, based on the project findings and including information about product development for the elderly. These guidelines include 3 sections: Nutritional guidelines, Functional guidelines and Guidelines for Packaging.

An English version of « Guidelines describing characteristics of Fruit and Vegetable products adapted to the senior population » is available. The translations into French, Spanish, Finnish, Swedish, Polish and German are in progress and will probably be completed by the end of 2015.

Optifel Personalised Nutrition Calculator – Centiv

The OPTIFEL Personalised Nutrition Calculator is the only available online tool which allows to determine on a personalised level the required nutrients for elderly people (65+). It has been developed mainly to support nursing home providing best possible (personalised) nutrient enriched food to their patients.

Currently CENTIV calculator can be found under the following link: CENTIV calculator

Nursing homes interested in the use of the calculator may contact Malte Bethke from Centiv GmbH under the following email address: mb@centiv.de

CENTIV is an active participant in Optifel FP7 projet.