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CATALAN FINE FOOD CLUSTER CATALONIA GOURMET

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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Monday, 1 March, 2010
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
1-5
Regions: 
Cataluña
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Bronze Label
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionEmailGender
Marta
Amoros
Cluster Manager
gerent@cataloniagourmet.cat
Female
Natalia
Ejarque
Internationalisation Responsible
international@cataloniagourmet.cat
Female
Languages spoken: 
Catalan
English
French
Spanish
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Food Processing and Manufacturing
Technology fields: 
Food Technology
S3 EU priority areas: 
Food, beverage & tobacco products
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
FINE FOOD SECTOR
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
57
Number of SME members: 
52
Number of start-ups among SME members: 
0
Number of larger company members: 
1
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
2
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
2
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
TORRONS VICENS
SME
FAMILIA TORRES
Larger Company
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

The Fine Food Cluster from Catalonia aims to promote the quality food industry in Catalonia by strategically focusing in the needs and challenges of the fine food industry, which represents a small but growing part of the total food cluster. This we do it by:

  • Positioning CATALONIA GOURMET (and its brands) as a referent in the fine food sector.
  • Developing national and international alliances with the Gastronomy and Tourism sectors.
  • Promoting the internationalization and innovation of the Catalan fine food sector.

 

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
Yes
Services
Support services provided: 
Internationalisation support (= Access to third countries markets)
Direct advisory services
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
China
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
United States
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Denmark
France
Germany
Sweden
United Kingdom
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
Promotion
Success Story / Achievements: 

  1. Boosting the commercialization and promotion through tradeshows exhibiting
  2. Internationalization of the Catalan fine food through corner promotion
  3. A consolidated event on its 5th edition: THE CATALAN GOURMET NIGTH
Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

Cooperation to jointly promote among consumers the importance to eat well, with quality products, helping the local producers and making an impact in the territory (quality, sustanibility). We are experts in developing promotion and commercialization iniciatives aimed to this both national and international (promotional events, trade fairs, communication with end consumer, co-branding between members, etc.)