The Salvi Group is a founding member of the CIV - Centro Innovazione Varietale (Variety Innovation Centre) which invests in research to market the latest, most ad-vanced new varieties of strawberries, apples, pears and peaches fully compliant with the new needs of the market. These fruits are high quality produce with a spe-cial attention to the environmental issues. CIV is particularly renowned for the many varieties of strawberries and apples and has obtained excellent results at national and international level.
100.000 crossings of strawberry plants - 30.000 crossings of apple trees.
Patents: 10 apple varieties - 30 strawberry varieties.
CIV cooperates globally with various stakeholders in this sector, from university re-search centres to companies and consortiums in various parts of the world. CIV co-operates and participates in testing and improvement programs with public and pri-vate institutions.