On December 6, at Dorcol Platz in Belgrade, the USAID Competitive Economy Project held a networking brunch and panel discusssion to mark the completion of the first cycle of the `Premium Food Design Hub` (PFDH) initiative. The PFDH initiative was launched to kick-start innovation in Serbia’s food processing industry. Over the past eight months, four food hubs – Desing Taste Center, Business Innovation Programs, Impact Hub and Nova Iskra – worked with 20 food producers to develop new, premium products targeting consumers in domestic and international markets.
The `Premium Food Design Hub` is an innovative support model providing food start-ups and mid-sized food businesses with support services in core product and business development areas, including food technology, product design, raising finances and acccess to new markets. To learn more about this unique hub-led business support model click here.