AZTI is a scientific and technological centre that develops high-impact transformation projects with organisations aligned with the United Nations 2030 SDGs. Our purpose is to drive positive change for the future of humankind, contributing to a healthy, sustainable and fair society through science.
Specialising in marine environment and food, it provides cutting-edge and value-added products and technologies grounded in sound science and research.
Riera Nadeu, founded in 1952, is a leading manufacturer of industrial machinery for centrifugal separation, hot air flow drying and powder micronization. The company was founded with the aim of providing the necessary technological solutions to the growing chemical industry in the region of Barcelona. Riera Nadeu quickly became a key supplier to the sector, opening up international markets and achieving continuous growth and development.
The commitment to excellence in all manufacturing processes, development and marketing, has allowed Riera Nadeu to be a reference in the market both nationally and internationally.
The Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development is a Public Society of the Basque Government. The Institute activities focus on research and development projects in the areas of crop and livestock sustainable production, forestry, and environmental and natural resources. The focus of the research in Animal Production is to help to improve productive efficiency and competitiveness of local livestock considering the availability of local resources (livestock breeds, pasture, raw materials, etc.). The main aim is to adapt the production systems to the natural environment and to the socio-economic aspects of the region, to obtain differentiated premium quality products.
UAGA is the only Professional Agricultural Organization in Alava, set up in 1977 and made up of 1,230 agricultural and livestock farms in Alava and Treviño, mainly small and medium-sized family farms. We defend the interests of farmers and stockbreeders, acting as an-interlocutor with administrations and social agents. We work for the maintenance and sustainability of the sector in order to generate employment, favour the incorporation of young people and keep the villages alive. We support and contribute to the competitive improvement of agricultural and livestock farms, promoting sustainability and improved quality of life.
Euskovazza is the distributor of Lavazza coffee for the Basque Country. We are a Basque company with over 20 years’ experience in the coffee sector, offering services to companies, offices and the hotel and catering channel.
Our values include sustainability and social commitment, which is why we are involved in the Kafea project, a revolutionary recycling system, not only for capsules but also for coffee grounds. In addition, as a socially committed company, we work with Rainforest Alliance and Fair Trade certified coffee, certifications that guarantee a commitment to farmers in the most disadvantaged areas.
EKOGRASEcogras Recuperación y Reciclado S.L. (EKOGRAS) is a company dedicated to the recycling of used food oil in the Horeca and domestic sector. Ekogras was born 29 years ago as a response to the demand of the hotel and catering sector, which needed to manage this waste properly and is recognized as a pioneer in the oil recycling market.
In addition, Ekogras works in the Kafea project to find recycling solutions for coffee grounds and coffee capsules, has about 5000 collection points. Ekogras is a company that invests in R & D & I to find recycling solutions in line with the principles of sustainable development and the circular economy.
Behi Alde is a cooperative society dedicated to the production of high quality cow’s milk, from a herd of high genetic level managed in grazing in a privileged natural environment near the Urkiola Natural Park (Basque Country, Spain). It also has 360 hectares of land where it grows corn and other products to feed the cattle, seeking the greatest independence of resources possible.
It is currently the largest cattle farm in the Basque Country, with more than 1,000 head of cattle in total and a production of more than 5.5 million liters of milk per year. In addition, it is a supplier of IPARLAT, which has been awarded the K of Kalitatea Production for its product.