Selected Companies for Premium Food Design Hub 2019


A total of sixteen companies and one student team will receive direct technical support from hubs in food technology, product design, access to finance and marketing tools, in order to develop better designed and innovative products and increase sales and exports.

USAID Competitive Economy Project launched the Premium Food Design Hub initiative in 2018, to kick-start innovation in the food processing industry in Serbia. The aim is to diversify premium product offerings for domestic and foreign markets by establishing a unique hub-type business model to support food start-ups and SMEs. More about this type of support you can read here in section “Hub Support Models”.

Below is the list of selected companies and products that will be developed within Desing Taste Center and BIPS Premium Food Hub:


1. Cold Pressok d.o.o. Beograd
Vegan Nut Butters with fruits; fermented fruit and veggie boosters; plant based mil

2. Agro Iris d.o.o. Šabac
Dried veggie mix; instant meal from dried vegetables; snack for kids with dried fruits

3. Hipberry and honey Immuniser Lajkovac
Honey-based product with lyophilized or dried briar

4. Pekara Ključ d.o.o. Beograd
Snack bar made from malted buckwheat

5. Leta SNB d.o.o. Subotica
Dried tomato; dried tomato in olive oil; „slatko“ (fruit preserve) from chilly paprika

6. Konmark Beograd
Spreads with forest mushrooms (Oyster Mushroom and Chanterelle Mushroom)

7. Živi 100 d.o.o. Kraljevci
Plant based burger made of seedlings (with a specific nutrient composition similar to meat); high-fiber based snack made from by-product -root of swirled whea

8. Polo d.o.o. Čačak
Spreads from fruits 100 % fruit content; chocolate-covered plums

9. „CandyMoo“ (Student team from Faculty of Agriculture, University of Belgrade)
Sweet fresh cheese with the addition of honey and molasses



1. Udruženje „Omladinski edukativni centar“, Niš
Uncultivated organic certified domestic teas

2. Prpa Jomi d.o.o., Novi Sad
GAIA spread with eggplant; GAIA spread with broccoli and spinach; GAIA spread with tomato and quinoa; GAIA spread with olives; GAIA spread with zucchini

3. Panić agro 17 d.o.o., Tovariševo
Hazelnut butter; sweet butter with honey and dark chocolate; sweet butter with dried fruit

4. Radanska ruža d.o.o., Lebane
“Ajvar”, a pepper-based condiment

5. Vedran Milić PR-BMP Nutrio, Beograd
Cocoa energy premium bar; cocoa bar; chocolate bread

6. Pastai d.o.o., Sremska Kamenica
High protein ravioli

7. Slađana Rajković Krnjaić PR-Bliss honey, Novi Sad
Cream honey with truffles; cream honey with pistachio and sea salt; cream honey with coffee; cream honey with apple, ginger and lemongrass; cream honey with raspberry

8. Dolina Morave d.o.o., Beograd
Homemade jams (apple, quince and plum); beetroot; “ajvar” (a pepper-based condiment), “pindjur” (spread with red bell peppers, tomatoes, garlic, vegetable oil and salt); cucumbers; peppers