The kick-off meeting of the project AcroAlliance took place at the Federal University of Viçosa, Brasil, on 25th and 26th November 2022.
Researchers involved in the different work packages, from plant material development to product development from high-added value fractions such as oils, proteins and fibers, had the opportunity to present advances and provide an outlook to the research activities.
The workshop included visits to the larges acrocomia germplasm bank, located in Araponga (Minas Gerais) as well as diverse labs in the University's campus. Representatives from all involved research organizations and also associate partners of the project (i.e. companies) participated in the workshop and shared knowledge related to acrocomia value chains.