From November 4th to 8th, 2019, a delegation of European SMEs visited Brazil to explore the Brazilian food and beverage market, and innovation landscape. This mission included two days in Sao Paulo followed by another two days in Curitiba, Parana. In the initial part of the trip, activities were coordinated in collaboration with FoodTech Hub Brazil, including visits to ITAL and the Ag Tech Valley of Piracicaba. While in Curitiba, the NF4 delegation was hosted by FIEP. During this second portion of the mission the group was able to visit the facilities of several members of the regional food innovation ecosystem and had presentations from numerous key contacts from the sector. Beyond these visits, the NF4 delegation also had visits to the Spanish Economic and Commercial Trade Office to Sao Paulo (ICEX) and several visits to relevant retail chains (markets, supermarkets).
Further details on this NF4 mission to Brazil can be found in the following articles: