Grupo La Caña, S.L. is a business group formed by MIGUEL GARCÍA SÁNCHEZ E HIJOS, S.A., EUROCASTELL CAÑA, S. L., HORTO‐VELEZ, S.A., CAÑA NATURE, S.L. y EJIDO CAÑA, S.L. Grupo La Caña, S.L. produces, commercialises, exports and imports horticultural products.
Number of employees: The latest data of the businesses that belong to Grupo La Caña have an average of 1400 employees. Company’s turnover: €160 billion in the past year. Future goals: To provide technological and strategic services to its companies. The research and development conducted place its companies in competitive advantage in their respective sectors.
Description of the Challenge:
As a result of the lack of non-invasive methods, Grupo La Caña currently measures quality parameters (brix levels of their tomato production or the dry matter of their avocadoes) on a small sample of their production. Consequently, their client receives a heterogeneous product concerning quality.
The challenge is to search and validate ideas for a solution that:
Enables the agri-food company to work on a greater sample
Is less invasive than the rest of the available methods
Provides quality parameters in real time
Preferred outcome of the Solution:
The goal is to conduct a successful cooperation with IT companies to submit an interdisciplinary collaboration project.
The content of this webpage represents the views of the author only and is his/her sole responsibility; it cannot be considered to reflect the views of the European Commission and/or the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) or any other body of the European Union. The European Commission and the Agency do not accept any responsibility for use that may be made of the information it contains.