WP2: Case Studies

Lead Partner: Agricultural University of Athens

WP2 uses a network of farm- and supply chain-based Innovation Case Studies across the pedo-climatic zones to determine and demonstrate the factors that will contribute to successful transitions.

Types of Legumes involved in TRUE Case Studies

There are many different types of legumes involved in the different case studies. The text size is related to the number of different case studies with this legume.

TRUE Regional Clusters

The 24 case studies are spread across three Regional Clusters: Atlantic, Continental and Mediterranean.

Atlantic Cluster - Case Studies



Lead Partner

Case Study


Teagasc (RTO)

Expanding legume based pasture uptake

Clover-sward reliant organic production

Great Britain 

Arbikie Distilling Ltd. (SME)

Intercrops for food & feed


[Barney's Beer, SME; ILVO, RTO]

Scotland's Rural College (ACAD)

Self-sufficiency - novel rotation

James Hutton Institute (RTO)

Legume intercrops for forage or biomass

Stockbridge Technology Centre (SME)

Precision Agriculture Technologies: living mulches for cereal production

[Manterra, SME]


Coventry University (ACAD)


Heritage varieties - nutritional qualities
Living mulches for horticulture; and Fertilisher fish-bone and -blood replacement
Denmark IFAU (SME) Retailer-producers quality chain length
Market model development for organic pork
Characterise vegetarian foods quality chain
Vegetarian food formulation

Continental Cluster - Case Studies



Lead Partner

Case Study


University of Hohenheim

Assess structure/profit short supply chains - grain products

Assess structure/profit short supply chains - Tofu, feed 

Alfred-Wegener-Institut (RTO)

Organic lupins for aquaculture feeds


Regionalna Razvojna Agencija Medimurje (GOV)

Policy for sustainable development


Agri Kulti Kft (SME)

Sustainable short supply chains delivering novel legume products to reconnect producers and urban consumers

Mediterranean Cluster - Case Studies



Lead Partner

Case Study


Sociedade Agrícola do Freixo do Meio, Lda (SME)

Ancient & heritage variety screening for higher nutritive value

Eurest -Sociedade Europeia De Restaurantes Lda (IND)

Consumers - legume dishes

Universidade Catolica Portuguesa (ACAD)

Processors - snack and convenience foods

Palmeiro Foods, IND


Agricultural University of Athens (ACAD)

Novel grafted types - high yield

Elite inoculum - inc. yield & profit 


Solintagro SL (SME)

Breeding for high production and NUE Mediterranean agroecological pedoclimatic stresses


Kenya Forestry Research Institute (RTO)

Silvo-arable production & quality chain characterisation


Task 2.1

Translation to regions where successes have yet to be realised, considering infrastructural constraints


Task 2.2

Enable KE&C to other developing EU scenarios (e.g. Croatia)


Task 2.3

Showcase the integration of legumes in a profitable, sustainable and health promoting manner, identifying successful transition factors



Creation of Data Resource Centre (Month 4)



Submit DMP, database populated annually (Months 6, 18, 30, 42)



Data to institutional repository (ORDP) (Month 48)



E-book on the Systematic Review (Months 10, 22, 34, 46)