The first edition of the Foodtech Lab program is behind us!Meet the winners
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We know the winners of the Foodtech Lab finals!
The first edition of Foodtech Lab was a huge success. We received over 140 applications from 20 countries and 4 continents! During the finals, we held presentations of 11 startups-finalists. Innovators from all over Europe met us in Poznań to present their products and solutions. Here are the winners:
Serio - Protein-rich plant based chesse made of lupini bean
Bio Cools - cryogenic, probiotic and fun ice cream dots
New Granny - high protein functional coffee drinks
Small Giants - protein, healthy snacks from insects
Fermenful - plant-based kefir to support your gut health (gut microbiota)
What's next? Every startup is different and has different needs. Venture Studio, together with internal and external partners, begins to prepare a tailor-made cooperation plan for them. Other finalists also showed very interesting solutions. We will continue discussions with them as well to maximize the potential of all program teams.
Who are we looking for?
If you have an idea or a finished product in one of the following categories - we are looking for you!
Innovative food products
New food products using innovative ingredients and protein sources
Alternative Protein Sources
Plant substitutes, proteins from fermentation, microorganisms and insects
In vitro meat, farmed meat, cruelty-free meat, tissue engineering
Products enriched with innovative, functional ingredients
Solutions supporting recycling and reusability, intelligent and ecological packaging
Food waste management
Waste management and processing, expiry date monitoring
Food processing technologies
Innovative technological solutions in food processing
Innovative technological solutions in food production
Applications that modify the way consumers interact with the food industry
Join our program and accelerate your startup.
See what you can get thanks to cooperation.
Commercial partnerships, consumer tests and pliot implementations
Possibility of full-scale implementation of a product or solution
Access to expert resources of one of the largest conveniance ecosystems in Poland
Building a network through easier access to potential partners and exchange of experiences with other startups
The possibility of a cash investment by Żabka Group, partners and investment funds
Positive PR of an innovative product or solution supported by Żabka Group
We are the ultimate convenience ecosystem in Poland
*sustained in the Polish economy by Żabka Group and its franchisees
transactions across Żabka Group daily
users of Żappka app
PLN 14.5 bn
to End Customers*
*data for 2021 r.
franchisees of Żabka stores
Żabka is the
of companies in the world efficiently integrating ESG according to EcoVadis
PLN 5.3 bln
value addet to the Polish economy
almost all Żabka stores are open from morning till evening, seven days a week
Yearly capacity of approximately
meals delivered by Maczfit
No. 1 among dietary marketplaces in Poland
autonomous Żabka Nano stores
of plastic from our own brands materials
PLN 170 m
spent on ensuring safety in connection with COVID-19
powered by green energy
retailer according to suppliers*
*source Research Advantage Mirror
Boguchwałowice, inhabited by
vis the smallest town in which there is Żabka store
towns and cites in Poland reached by Maczfit
Retailer of the Year
*survey by AC Nielsen
If your idea fits in with the assumptions of our program, join Żabka Group Foodtech Lab platform now and cooperate with one of the most recognizable brands in Poland. Fill out the form and apply!Apply via f6S