TMC Vision

The Torribera Mediterranean Center is a Barcelona-based, Mediterranean-wide academic center that addresses vital public health and sustainability issues through expanded academic, professional, and business collaborations. It aims to advance adoption of Mediterranean dietary patterns in restaurants and foodservice, in food manufacturing, and at home. TMC connects cutting-edge food and nutrition research with culinary, agricultural, and business innovation to translate scientific evidence into action. It is open to Mediterranean, European and other international partners.

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New collaboration in the Food and Nutrition Campus between the UB and Santa Coloma de Gramenet

The rector of the UB, Joan Elias, and the mayor of Santa Coloma de Gremenet, Núria Parlon, as president of the company Gameimpuls, have signed a cooperation agreement for the development of activities of the Torribera Mediterranean Center (TMC), a center of the UB and the Culinary Institute of America (CIA), recently created. Located in…

PREDIMED at Torribera Mediterranean Center

The PREDIMED trial is the largest primary prevention trial showing that an intervention to promote a Mediterranean diet is beneficial against the incidence of several major chronic diseases in subjects at high cardiovascular risk, particularly when improved adherence to the Mediterranean diet includes increased consumption of extra virgin olive oil and mixed tree nuts. This…

The University of Barcelona and The Culinary Institute of America Launch Joint Academic Center

Healthy Mediterranean Diet to be Focus of New Master’s Degrees Linking Nutrition Science and Public Health Strategy, Sustainability Imperatives, and Culinary Insight Barcelona, September 12, 2018. Today, the University of Barcelona (UB) and The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) announced the creation of the Torribera Mediterranean Center (TMC), a joint initiative and new academic center…