The evolution of intelligent food systems
Hungry for good food? So are we!
In Halland you will discover a genuine and award-winning food culture as well as a long tradition of agriculture and food production. As the food sector accounts for more than seven percent of the total employment in Halland, the potential and interest in developing food, drinks, meals and food experiences is huge.
- Strong local food system
- Award-winning food culture
- Fertile lands and proximity to the sea
- Vibrant entrepreneurial environment with a mix of high-quality small-scale producers and large food enterprises
- Close collaboration and strong networks.
- Advanced IT skills and strong culture of cross-disciplinary collaboration
- Favourable conditions to create a “Blue Food Node”
Of total employment within the food sector
Local innovation nodes
We looked at several regions where we could position ourselves with our product. We found Halland and Falkenberg the most interesting because food is in the DNA here. There’s a huge food community, which makes it easier for us to get in there and collaborate with local knowledge. Food is in the people, companies and communities in Halland.
Innovation & Opportunities
New and innovative production methods and ingredients are constantly being refined and the start-up and scale-up scene in Halland is rapidly growing. The agricultural tradition is beeing transformed into new and innovative ways to optimize food production and refine traditional crops like oat and mushrooms into new and healthy food products.
Halland – A future blue food hub
Halland has excellent conditions for seaweed farming and great potential to develop an industry within Blue Food. Besides the 477 kilometers of coastal line you can benefit from a vibrant food culture and several innovative collaborations between academia, business and the public sector.
In Halland you find many small, high quality farms and food producers, but also large, predominately family held food enterprises.
Join the food network in Halland!
Close collaboration and strong networks is part of the culture in Halland. There is an established long term vision to create the most vibrant food county in Sweden and also a more resilient and futureproof place with a vibrant agro and food ecosystem.
Future food in Halland
Read the stories and be inspired by the people and businesses connected to Future Food in Halland.