Catalonia is home to companies from the entire food value chain, from agri-food producers and providers, raw materials and additives, industrial and artisans processors, to the packaging industry and distribution. The Catalonia Industry Suppliers allows you to get in touch with the best partners in the agriculture, food and gourmet products, and wine and beverages categories.
Catalonia – no better place to locate your food and drink business
Most leading food companies in the world, such as Nestlé, Danone, Unilever, Kellogg’s, Haribo, and Griffith Foods, have set up productive centers, R&D departments and laboratories, and logistics activities in Catalonia. The region is also chosen as headquarters for Southern Europe or the Iberian Peninsula thanks to its strategic location, giving companies access to major markets in the Mediterranean and North Africa.
The Catalan food industries are well positioned internationally due to their high productivity and competitiveness, as well as a highly developed network of food processing providers. Within Catalonia, specific areas are specialized in different sectors, in fields such as meat, fruits, nuts, and citrus fruits. Moreover, a strong wine and cava industry bears testimony to Catalonia’s long winemaking tradition.
An unparalleled gastronomic offer
Catalonia is world famous for its unique gastronomy, featuring renowned products such as wine, cava, or olive oil. Based on the Mediterranean diet, Catalan cuisine is internationally acclaimed, thanks to its creativity and network of first-class restaurants and food labs that have a clear impact on defining the future of gastronomy.
Several Catalan famed chefs that have been awarded Michelin stars are Ferran Adrià, Carme Ruscalleda, and the Roca brothers. It is also noteworthy that recently the CIA (Culinary Institute of America) has decided to set up its location in Europe in Barcelona, in the Torribera Mediterranean Center.