Grupo AN S.Coop
AN S.Coop is a second-degree cooperative formed by 160 agricultural cooperatives and 31,000 farmers and livestock owners.
Competences & Capabilities
Grupo AN acts as a central sales agency in the following divisions:
- Cereal: Grupo AN is the largest cereal cooperative in Spain.
- Fruits and vegetables: Grupo AN is a company of reference in terms of quality and offers fruits and vegetables in a wide range of formats: fresh, frozen, tinned and chopped.
- Poultry: Grupo AN is the fourth largest operator on the Spanish poultry market.
- Pigmeat industry: At a rate of 800 pigs per day. We are involved with key industrial partners.
Partner in the following EIT Food projects
The aim of this blended programme is to provide nutrition professionals with innovative techniques that are able to deliver effective and measurable changes in their clients’ behavior
The approaches being developed are different for each age-group, focusing on the interventions most appropriate and useful at each developmental stage
It encompasses a series of interactive events, which provide a space to explore food topics with large numbers of people across Europe
Additionally, food safety requires the full traceability of crop constituents in the complete food value chain
FOODMIO will serve as a catalyst for the creation of sustainable and tangible solutions to real-life product development challenges by eclectic and creative food professionals
Develop in-depth knowledge about food systems through studying consecutively at three distinct European academic institutions and use your knowledge to drive the future transformation of the food system
Pollination deficit: Catalysing company action to ensure food and nutrition supply chain resilience by securing wild pollinators
Over three years this programme will enhance global food and nutrition security by catalysing industry action to safeguard pollinators critical to food supply chains
Low-Energy Electron Beam (LEEB) to inactivate viruses and microorganisms on heat sensitive raw materials without affecting quality
However, the safety of these food ingredients can be an issue as they are vector carriers for pathogenic bacteria and viruses
To do so, the following will be addressed: Identification of wheat cultivars with high yield and quality traits in different locations in Europe; To test varieties identified in year one that are more drought tolerant and/or responsive to the biostimulants; Validation of novel prototype biostimulants under field conditions to support grain yield and quality; Agronomic advice for farmers
This multi-location pre-accelerator programme will train and support teams over a four month period
Events will take place in Spain and Belgium during 2019, engaging members of the public in food trends and innovations, enabling them to have a leading role and become real influencers