Food Industry

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Food and Fishing Industries as Focal Points

MV: A Region Full of Opportunities for Growth

As the most important branch of industry for the region with about 16,000 employees, the nutrition industry generates more than a third of the total revenue for the region’s processing business. The best framework for profitable investments, promising markets, an excellent infrastructure, a highly-qualified workforce and innovative research is the driving force of economic growth.

Nescafé Dolce Gusto: Nestlé Factory, Schwerin

Angela Merkel Grundsteinlegung Nestle MV

On the 31 May 2013, the groundwork was laid for the largest investment by Nestlé Germany since German reunification. Together with chancellor Dr Angela Merkel, around 200 guests celebrated the construction of the new Nestlé factory in Schwerin, which will see the production of Nescafé Dolce Gusto capsules for Germany, Scandinavia and Eastern Europe from summer 2014. Invest in MV supervised this project up until its launch.


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Agricultural Marketing Mecklenburg-Vorpommern e.V. (AMV)

The AMV is the biggest network for the agricultural and food industry in MV. The objective of the association is the continuous promotion and marketing of food produced in MV, in order to strengthen competition between the agricultural and food industries, and to safeguard and expand on job opportunities within the structure of a specific branch of industry within the region.

Centre for Food Technology (ZLT)

The Centre for Food Technology (ZLT), with headquarters in Neubrandenburg, is first of all a service provider for the food industry, providing support for the industry by developing new products and technologies. The nucleus of scientific work in the ZLT is the sensory examination and assessment of foodstuffs.

PlantsProFood - ingredients extracted from blue sweet lupins

The association PlantsProFood consists of ten companies and four research institutes from the agricultural and food industry in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. They united with the common aim of using the expertise available to extract new ingredients from domestic raw materials such as the blue sweet lupin.

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The Food Academy

New Cooperation in the State for Promoting Professional Training

Five companies from Mecklenburg-Vorpommern’s traditionally strong food industry joined together in founding the organization Food Academy e.V. The member companies will share responsibility for training their employees and for attracting and securing skilled staff for their industry.
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