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New Partner Announcement - Südzucker Group

We’re excited to introduce you to our newest corporate partner, Südzucker Group. As a major player in the food industry, the team is looking to increase its investments and activities in leveraging plant-based solutions.

08 Mar 2022
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Südzucker Group recognises that open innovation and close cooperation with agrifood and circular economy startups will play a crucial role in achieving their 2026 PLUS group strategy.

Partnering with EIT Food and the EIT Food Accelerator Network is a significant step that will enable them to engage with some of the most promising startups within the agrifood sector.

Commenting on the broader purpose of the partnership, Florian Weber, Head of New Business Development at Südzucker Group says:

Südzucker Group is passionate about innovation that is leveraging the power of plants across the whole value chain from farm to fork. We are excited to join forces with the leading European innovation program EIT Food and to collaborate with game changing agrifood startups of the EIT Food Accelerator Network to bring innovative, bio- based and sustainability solutions to customers and consumers.

Florian Weber, Head of New Business Development at Südzucker Group

We’re delighted to welcome Südzucker Group to the EIT Food ecosystem, it is clear that their diverse product and system portfolio along with their 100+ years of expertise will strengthen the ecosystem and provide valuable opportunities to startups.

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