A group of visionary founders from Spain successfully converged under the DESAFIA program in the Netherlands, an initiative held by ICEX in collaboration with Unknown Group
Embarking on a mission to revolutionize the future of food, a group of visionary founders from Spain successfully converged under the DESAFIA program in the Netherlands, an initiative held by ICEX in collaboration with Unknown Group. With a primary focus on expanding Spanish food scale-ups into the Netherlands, these seven enterprising individuals had the opportunity to immerse their companies in the dynamic Dutch food ecosystem.
One of the companies, WEVO, stands out for its production of plant-based eggs that boast a nutritional profile akin to traditional eggs, while offering the benefits of zero cholesterol and lower saturated fat content.
Levprot Bioscience, a trailblazing venture, specializes in providing innovative proteins for the food industry. Their focus on soy Leghemoglobin and k-Casein has positioned them at the forefront of sustainable protein alternatives, challenging conventional norms and driving the development of a more sustainable and ethical food system.
GREEN & GREAT is dedicated to offering plant-based substitutes for animal products, including mouthwatering meat-like burgers that cater to the growing demand for ethical and sustainable food choices.
Mommus is revolutionizing the vegan cheese and spreads market with its production of a variety of plant-based alternatives using carefully selected ingredients. Their dedication to taste, texture, and sustainability sets them apart in the dairy-free industry, offering a wide range of flavorful options that satisfy even the most discerning palates.
GrinGrin Foods, a pioneering Spanish FoodTech company, specializes in producing vegan alternatives such as burgers, meatballs, and sausages. With a focus on creating delicious, plant-based options that closely match the taste and texture of traditional meat, GrinGrin Foods is redefining the concept of ethical and sustainable alternatives in the food industry.
Real Deal Milk utilizes precision fermentation to produce animal-free dairy products, including casein and whey proteins. Their cutting-edge techniques offer sustainable alternatives that closely resemble traditional dairy, without the associated environmental impact. Real Deal Milk is driving the transition toward a more sustainable and compassionate future, catering to consumers who seek dairy alternatives without compromising on taste and texture.
Väcka, a Barcelona-based startup, has been making waves with its plant-based cheese alternatives. By utilizing fermented melon seed milk and olive oil, Väcka offers a unique range of dairy-free cheese products that captivate taste buds. They are at the forefront of redefining the possibilities of plant-based cheese, providing consumers with a flavorful and sustainable choice.