Soft landing in Foodvalley

Let us help you realize your ambitions in the Silicon Valley of Foods 

No. 1 food region in Europe, The Netherlands is an agrifood powerhouse: the world’s number 2 exporter of food products and home to the number 1 food and agriculture University Wageningen. East Netherlands, which includes Foodvalley, tops the list of appealing investment regions for many agrifood innovators worldwide. This food region has an ideal mix of multinational companies, research institutes, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and startups.

Join our ecosystem: ADM, Ag Leader, Beyond Meat, CJ CheilJedang, Delphy, dsm-firmenich, Flavourtech, FrieslandCampina, Fuji Oil, Kalsec, Kerry Group, Kubota, NIZO, Quorn Foods, Symrise, Unilever, Upfield, Wageningen University & Research, and many more.

We provide free, confidential support services to companies that would like to establish in Foodvalley.

Our services:

  • Connections with relevant networks, regulators, ecosystems 
  • Information on business locations, incentives, etc. 
  • Tailor-made fact-finding trips, physically and digitally
  • Customized coaching for innovative startups, as a facilitator
  • Co-investments in innovative startups

Oost NL

East Netherlands Development Agency (Oost NL) strengthens the economy of the provinces of Gelderland and Overijssel.
We catalyze (foreign) investment, trade, innovation and growth. Oost NL is a governmental agency, under the Dutch Ministry for Economic Affairs.