Technology Innovation Center Food Zamorano ( CITAZ )

The aim of CITAZ is to promote the competitiveness of micro, small, medium and large companies in the food sector. CITAZ integrates the laboratories that drive agricultural development in Central America through the services provided to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME). Zamorano not only contributes to the development of the communities around its campus, its projection beyond the borders of Honduras, contributing to the economic well-being of Latin America. Part of the projection is to provide Zamorano agribusiness laboratory services, agro-industrial plants and facilities. The CITAZ has large and excellent facilities which has a pilot plant and agro-food laboratories Food, Food Microbiology, Sensory Evaluation, Human Nutrition and Grain and Seed Quality. It was established in 2007 thanks to the cooperation of the Foundation for Investment and Development of Exports (FIDE), through financing from the Inter American Development Bank (IDB). The CITAZ offers the following Business Development: Analysis of Physical and Chemical Food

The CITAZ offers the following Business Development Services:

Analysis of Physical and Chemical Food
  • Microbiological
  • Sensory Evaluation
  • Studies of Life
Technical Advisory
  • Quality Control
  • Food Safety
  • Development and Improvement of Products / Processes
  • Design and Equipment Plant Process
Packaging and Food Labelling General and Specialized Training
  • Quality Control
  • Food Safety
  • Development and Improvement of Products / Processes
  • Food Processing
Internships and Research ProjectsAny company in the agro-industrial sector , either micro, small or large business in Latin America can apply for these services. The CITAZ give comprehensive care to agribusiness, concentrating all services, including training or practice in plants and innovation of new products with highly trained in the areas. The CITAZ easier for companies to obtain services in one place.For inquiries contact Blanca Carolina Valladares M.Sc. phone (504) 2287-2000 ext. 2341or emailbvalladares@zamorano.edu