Annual corporate event organized by Prodeca - Ministry of Climate Action, Food and Rural Agenda. This is a meeting between experts, entrepreneurs and agents from the agri-food sector with the aim of encouraging the competitiveness of Catalan food.
This year the Fòrum will host the EUREGA Final conference, which will present its results and discuss how to promote a European sustainable food system through public food procurement.
Face-to-face and streaming in Catalan and English
Fòrum Catalan Food: 9.00h to 14.00h
EUREGA - Final conference: 16.00h to 17.30h
Entrepreneurs, export managers, agents of the Catalan F&B sector, bodies and entities
Clara Sánchez-Castro Bonfill - Presenter of the event
Catalonia, a country with food strategy
Carmel Mòdol - Secretary of Food of the Ministry of Climate Action, Food and Rural Agenda, Government of Catalonia
Origin and proximity: consumption and commercial prospects
Ramon Sentmartí - Managing Director at Prodeca
|Trends and opportunities|
Glocal Food: from trend to purchase driver
Joan Riera - Food Director at Kantar Worldpanel
Origin as a transforming element for food companies
Mila Valcárcel - Director at Eatable Adventures
|Commercialization and competitiveness|
Great sellers of local products: experiences and opportunities
Moderator: Pablo de la Rica - Retail and Foodservice Knowledge Manager at AECOC
|11.35h||Coffee break||The local food of the future|
Rethinking the food system to deal with the energy crisis: from volume to value
Antonio Turiel - Scientific researcher at Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)
|The digitalization of the origin|
Calçots and robots, the technological future of food
Javier Sirvent - Technological evangelizer
Teresa Jordà - Minister for Climate Action, Food and Rural Agenda, Government of Catalonia
|Networking Lunch – Àpat Catalunya|
Mr. Sjef de Pont - EUREGA Project Manager and Coordinator
Interreg Europe. State of play of interregional cooperation
Mr. Laurentiu David - Project Officer at Interreg Europe Joint Secretariat.
From appetizer phase until reaching dessert – EUREGA achievements
Mrs. Tünde Szabó - Senior Regional Development Manager at Hajdú-Bihar County Government, Hungary.
Mrs. Neus Balaguer - Project Manager at Prodeca, Ministry of Climate Action, Food and Rural Agenda, Government of Catalonia.
Public food procurement in Europe. General Overview
Mrs. Cristina Massot - General Deputy Director of Agri-Food Industries and Quality of the Ministry of Climate Action, Food and Rural Agenda, Government of Catalonia.
Promoting a European sustainable food system through public food procurement
Chaired by Mr. Arnau Queralt - Director at the Advisory Council for the Sustainable Development of Catalonia (CADS), Government of Catalonia and chair of the European Environment and Sustainable Development Advisory Councils Network.
Mrs. Betina Bergmann Madsen - The power of public food procurement: implementation of the food strategy and green goals in Copenhagen, Denmark
Mrs. Catarina Vasconcelos - Challenges and opportunities of sustainable public food procurement: the case of Idanha-a-Nova, Portugal
Mrs. Esther Sanz Sanz - Public procurement as a booster of medium-scale food supply chains: the case of Avignon, France
Mr. Yago Calbet - Ecolocal: A new organic and local certification for school canteens, restaurants and communities, Catalonia
Mr. Oriol Carbonell - Fundesplai: A global educational model for school canteens, Catalonia
Mr. Ramon Sentmartí - Managing Director at Prodeca - Ministry of Climate Action, Food and Rural Agenda, Government of Catalonia.