Rotterdam: fertile ecosystem for Agri & Food companies 

Our city offers a unique environment for local and international companies in the Agri & Food industry to grow and succeed.

The Netherlands is the second-largest global exporter of Agri & Food products, with over EURO 100 billion annual turnover. Rotterdam plays a paramount role, thanks to its strategic location, our smart and efficient port, available logistical expertise and a cluster of pioneering start-ups and scale-ups focusing on innovation and sustainability.   

Are you ready to accelerate your Agri & Food business in Rotterdam? 

Rotterdam houses the entire chain from food production to transportation and is home to renowned Dutch and international companies. The local government gives priority to R&D and continuous Agri & Food innovation, contributing to our city’s frontrunner position. Our bold and entrepreneurial spirit and well-known research institutes attract talent, experts and a great variety of start-ups and scale-ups.  

Here’s why you should choose Rotterdam

This unique situation formed in Rotterdam creates a nourishing environment for your Agri & Food business to expand, accelerate and succeed.  Increasing demand for healthy and locally grown food brings agri-logistics and food-processing companies to Rotterdam, while the favourable combination of the port and  the robust regional logistical cluster provides an optimal business climate for growth. Internationally renowned knowledge institutes such as Wageningen University, the Technical University of Delft, and Rotterdam’s own Erasmus University collaborate in this environment, marrying science and tech with Rotterdam’s good business sense.

Start or grow your business in Rotterdam’s Agri & Food industry

Whether you want to set up and expand your Agri & Food business or organise an event, Rotterdam Partners is your starting point.  We will share our broad expertise and network, dedicated guidance and up-to-date knowledge.

Photo credits: Ossip van Duivenbode, Danny Cornelissen, Port of Rotterdam, Koppert Cress

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