A consortium of 25 companies led by Flax & Kale has already outlined its plans for the new Perte agro-food call projected by the Ministry of Industry. The association, which includes companies from seven different autonomous communities, Designed 30 initial projects with a budget of €111 millionto qualify for 64 million public money between loans and direct subsidies.
As the conglomerate explained in a statement, the goal is to promote healthy eating within the new trends in the sector. Thus, three lines of business were established: sustainable proteins, healthy drinks and sweets and desserts.
At sustainable proteins, it aims to develop alternative ingredients for meat. In beverages, the focus is on kombucha milk — Flax & Kale’s flagship for the business — and veggie milk. Finally, the candy division focuses on manufacturing healthy sweets.
In the drawing provided, 84% of the incentives will go to projects related to sustainability The rest is for digitization initiatives. According to Froom Green To Healthy’s calculations – that is the name of the conglomerate – the economic impact will exceed 300 million euros and generate up to 1,500 new jobs.
The 25 companies in the alliance are spread over seven independent communities
In addition to Flax & Kale, within the alliance, names such as Incarlopsa, Mercadona ham supplier, Carnia or Rotogal stand out. 54% of the participating companies are small and medium enterprises. Of the 25, they are present in seven autonomous communities: Aragon, Castilla-La Mancha, Catalonia, Valencian Community, Basque Country, Galicia and Murcia.
“The food sector is undergoing a major transformation under the guidelines green deal European. In this context of change, the projects that make up Green to Healthy will provide the Spanish agro-food industry with a highly competitive advantage for the production and export of increasingly healthy and sustainable food,” warns Jordi Barry, CEO of Teresa Carles Flax & Cabbage.
Companies involved in the food industry Perte
The various upstream projects integrated into FGTH are grouped by three important value chains, one of which is related to sustainable proteins in which companies such as Grupo TCFK - Teresa Carles Flax & Kale (vegan food division), Incarlopsa, SAAR, Ceamsa, Carnia, Nurel and Eversia, Rotogal, Roen Plastic, Biblox, Red de Calor de Tarancón, Cultzyme, Secaderos de Almaguer, Healthy Food Solutions, MadeinPlant
Associated with GasN2 Health Beverages, Grupo TCFK - Teresa Carles Flax & Kale (Kombucha division) and Delifactory.
Finally, the last confectionery and confectionery company included companies such as Formatgeria Granja Rinya, Postres Lácteos Romar, Infrusesa, Agrinarsa and Fini I + D. In addition, technology companies Lis Data Solutions, Multiverse Computing, Signe and digitization specialists took part.