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Founded in 1969, Pascual, a leader in the food sector, has a range of more than 200 products, 6 factories, 27 local offices and more than 2,000 employees in the 63 countries in which it operates.
Pascual advocates from the outset the creation of the Corporate Venturing branch of the company: Pascual Innoventures.

In 2020, Pascual and Eatable Adventures launch a collaborative challenge dedicated to international startups active in the production of solutions for the plant-based dairy sector.

MYLKCUBATOR

Incubation Program

Mylkcubator, the world’s first incubator specialized in the development of innovation projects for the dairy sector, was launched in May 2021. Since then, it has achieved incredible success, positioning Pascual globally as an innovative and cutting-edge company.

4 early stage startups from different continents are chosen, the main Venture Capital of the sector join to have access to Mylkcubator’s dealflow. In 2022, the second edition has been launched.

Pascual“The quality of the startups selected in the first edition has been amazing and shows us that this is clearly the way forward. The visibility of these projects, as well as the investment projects they are receiving is a sign that the industry is ready for this technological transition.”

 

Gabriel Pascual, director of Pascual Innoventures

The incubator will help the selected startups in their business and R&D advancement strategies, preparing them for growth and investment rounds.

Pascual, a leading Spanish manufacturer of dairy products and beverages, has launched Mylkcubator 2.0, the second edition of the global incubation program for cellular agriculture technologies in the dairy industry. The initiative has been launched from the group’s Corporate Venture unit, Pascual Innoventures, in collaboration with Eatable Adventures, one of the top three global foodtech accelerators. The first edition of the program had recently been completed by four disruptive startups worldwide.

Mylkcubator 2.0 will last 6 months, from selection to the demo day. The goal is to enroll a new cohort of up to 5 startups or scientific projects, with innovative solutions in the cellular agriculture spectrum for the dairy industry within the following technologies: molecular farming, fermentation based, cell based, and applied technologies in this field. All the details about the program are available on the official website mylkcubator.com.

Pascual Innoventures has flexible venturing models that build, collaborate and support Foodtech startups in its early stages. The incubator will help the selected startups in their business and R&D advancement strategies, preparing them for growth and investment rounds.

In the words of Gabriel Pascual, director of Pascual Innoventures “The quality of the startups selected in the first edition has been amazing and shows us that this is, clearly, the way to go. The visibility of these projects as well as the investment rounds that they are receiving is a sign that the industry is prepared for this technological transition. Pascual has been a pioneer in shaping the path of innovation and non-conformism. An attitude that has been hatched generation after generation from my grandfather until our generation”.

On the other hand, José Luis Cabañero, CEO and founder of Eatable Adventures, has remarked “Mylkcubator has attracted the attention of companies, technology centers and professional investors from all over the world demonstrating that there is a great opportunity in the market to implement scalable technological solutions to future proof the dairy industry”. Proof of this is that investment in the dairy segment has tripled in 2021, compared with 2020, according to Dealroom data analyzed by Eatable Adventures.

The production of dairy products using cell cultures and fermentation techniques, that are complementary within the dairy industry, demonstrate industrial and commercial viability and presents a huge opportunity for the sector from both an economic and environmental point of view.

 

Mylkcubator website: mylkcubator.com