Among European countries, the Netherlands is the leader in terms of alternative protein consumption per capita and has a growing industry in the development of alternatives in the food sector. Due to the financial support of different accelerators, the Netherlands has a very favorable environment for entrepreneurship, which provides a good environment for the emergence of new technological startups.
Back in Spain, the program continues to strengthen the community ties created during the immersion week with consolidation actions in Spain.
Later, Food 4 Future 2022 will be held in Bilbao from May 17 to 19. This event is the international reference forum where food and beverage industry professionals learn about the latest trends, solutions and technologies to optimize and innovate throughout the value chain.
As part of ICEX's participation and collaboration at Food 4 Future, a particular section will be dedicated to promoting Spain Foodtech and the Desafía Foodtech Program in the Netherlands, which will include a networking area for 14 companies that are already members of the Desafía community and an activity stage where attendees can engage with the Spanish ecosystem.