Marcos Felici

General Manager

Mediterranean Countries

Elena Fuertes

R&D Technologist


Andres Pagan

Trial Block Operations


José María Fernandez

Senior Technologist


Annamaria Fanelli

Senior Technologist


Mediterranean Team

The SNFL Mediterranean team now consists of Technical Manager, Marcos Felici, Technical Assistant, Elena Fuertes, Farming Assistant, Andres Garcia, and Regional Technician, Annamaria Fanelli in Italy. After so many years, we continue to deliver dedicated technical expertise, enthusiasm and commitment to our growers and partners around the region.

SNFL Mediterranean

SNFL’s role in the Mediterranean countries first started in a small test block in Murcia, Spain where a large number of table grape varieties from California had been imported with the ambition to revolutionize the old, traditional table grape industry. Hundreds of visiting growers passed through this small test block, and gradually, following extensive technical development and promotion, the Sheehan varieties began to be planted on a large scale across the Mediterranean region.

SNFL Mediterranean

The project presented in this document aims to develop new varieties of seedless table grapes with healthy properties for the consumer. For this, new genetic material will be obtained from varieties with a high concentration of antioxidants, with a special focus on enrichment in phenolic compounds, and their effect on glucose absorption will be studied in vitro after simulating its gastrointestinal digestion. Likewise, its effect on insulin resistance will be evaluated in vitro. A comparison will be made with normal table grape varieties, and also a reference fruit whose consumption is associated with a low caloric content will also be analysed. In addition, it will be taken into account that the varieties developed have new flavours with good acceptance in the market.

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