Optifel press release – October 2015

International Day of Older Persons 2015 – Optifel project results

The Press release OPTIFEL International day of older persons 2015 reveals new guidelines from the OPTIFEL project.

Based on the project findings, a specification to food industry has been created to provide information about product development for the elderly. These guidelines include 3 sections: Nutritional guidelines, Functional guidelines and Guidelines for Packaging.

Active and healthy aging is a major societal issue which must be addressed in order to reduce dependency and related health costs. The development of innovative food products for the elderly is one of the great challenges to face.