Food Products Quality Cluster

Latvia: Latvia
Armands Lejas-Krumins

Overview

Profile:
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About us

Formalised strategy
Strategy focus on internationalisation

Cluster composition

  • 139
    Cluster Members
  • 118
    SME's
  • 12
    Large Companies
  • 5
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 0
    Other Ecosystem Actors

Achievements

So far the Food Products Quality Cluster has accomplished the following:

  • organised more than 500 business meetings with foreign companies for 36 Latvian food producers;
  • organised Latvian food producer group visits to 17 countries – as a result, more than 60 food product deliveries were made to export markets;
  • carried out research on improving food product packaging and on extending the food product expiration date – as a result, new products have been introduced;
  • developed the National Quality guidelines to support the production of quality products.

Together with Latvian Food Competence Center new products and new technologies were created  01.09.2016-31.12.2018:

  • supported projects - 30
  • supported enterprises– 30
  • developed new technolgies - 23
  • developed new products - 182

Management team

Armands Lejas-Krumins
Cluster Manager

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral Industries
Technology fields
S3 EU priority areas
Cross-sectoral industries
Blue Growth Industries

Services

Support services provided

Other (please specify)

Support programmes

EU Programmes

European Programmes
CIP/COSME INTERREG

Name & description

National Cluster Programme

BSR Innovation Express

COSME

Project name

Food and packaging clusters collaboration through innovation development

DIGICLUSTERS

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

China
Georgia
United Arab Emirates

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Austria
Germany
Poland
Spain
Sweden

Transnational support activites

Promotional Activities

International support activites

Promotional Activities

Membership in cluster networks, meta clusters and national associations of clusters

Name
EASTERN EUROPE FOOD CLUSTERS NETWORK
Website
http://www.eefood.net/
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Latest news and documents

News Published: 30.01.2020
Food Products Quality Cluster meets with Turkish representatives
News Published: 22.11.2019
Food Product Quality Cluster chooses Latvia’s best young baker of 2019!
News Published: 05.07.2019
Food Products Quality Cluster is a co-founder of Latvian Clusters Network
News Published: 27.03.2019
Latvian Food B2B Matchmaking Event