Minister of Universities, Innovation and Digital Transformation, John Cruz SigudosaThe “powerful innovation system” built around Navarra’s agri-food sector has been valued as a “fundamental tool to transform the Comunidad Foral into an avant-garde area, heavily connected on a state and European level.” “.
This is expressed during two visits to the facilities general mills You Workshops Ezquera Seamers (Grupo Ezquera), in San Adrian, where he held a meeting with the directors of both companies and learned firsthand about the main lines of work and R&D&I projects being developed by these companies based in High Riverside.
In this sense, Sigudosa highlights that “towards the current drive Innovations in the Agri-Food SectorThis will be decisive in guaranteeing their competitiveness and efficiency in the coming years, both by companies and research organizations”, the Navarra government said in a statement.
“It is important to invest in knowledge, in R&D and in all these industrial processes, to incorporate digitization in the agri-food sector as well. In this way, we will ensure regional cohesion, shared prosperity and achieve beneficial and beneficial outcomes for the whole. of this area, which is very important for Navara”, the councilor said.
The General Mills Company, based in San Adrian, is a leader in food production under well-known brands such as Old El Paso, Hagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, FiberOne and Green Giant. It has a workforce of about 890 workers, and produces annually 95,000 tons of food Supply to 36 countries in Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
The approximately 43,200 square meter plant has an R+D+I area in which 35 people focus on innovation, refurbishment of existing products, saving projects based on technological improvements and implementation of industrial equipment, all under a single commitment to reduce its environmental impact.
Talares Ezquera Seamers, established in 1972, is currently part of the Ezquera Group, dedicated to the manufacture, reconstruction and maintenance of metal container seamers as well as fillers of all types. This equipment is used by the canning industry for filling and sealing containers.
ezquera group It has separate offices in different strategic points of Spanish and Moroccan geography that employ over 120 employees, 80 of whom are located at the company’s San Adrian city of Navarrese.