DIG EAT ALL TEAMS 2014

GLOBAL
11 TEAMS FROM
7 COUNTRIES



DIVERSE
ALONG THE ENTIRE
FOOD VALUE CHAIN

AMBRONITE

FINLAND

Ambronite is the world's first Real Food Drinkable Supermeal that fulfills daily nutrition recommendations in 2 minutes. We've developed Ambronite to be the fastest and healthiest drinkable meal available.

ANYTHING BUT SALADS

HONG KONG

Anything But Salads is the pioneering health foods company in Asia. We specialise in functional superfood snacks that are upgraded with adaptogenic herbs. medicinal mushrooms and imbued with ancient wisdom.

BITBRAIN TECHNOLOGIES

SPAIN

Modern neuroscience has proven that human beings are much more intuitive and emotional than we think, especially with food. Usenns has developed the more complete and advanced lab of neuroscience to investigate the emotional impact of food industries.

BLUE PACIFIC

AUSTRALIA

Liquid ice-cream mixture that can be stored and transported as a liquid and then frozen when it is ready for use. This eliminates the need for a cold-chain distribution network and means that ice-cream can be delivered to new previously underserved markets.

CHEFXCHANGE

UK & DUBAI

ChefXchange is an online marketplace that connects chefs (amateur, apprentice, or professional) to Foodies looking for an exclusive culinary experience in the comfort of their homes or other venue of choice.

FEASTLY

USA

Feastly is an online p2p platform that empowers any cook to turn their kitchen into a restaurant. Through the Feastly platform hungry eaters find delicious meals offered and served in cook’s home.

NATURAL MACHINES

SPAIN

We have developed a connected kitchen appliance based on 3D printing technology that helps people to get back to cooking at home taking care of the difficult and time consuming tasks , promoting a healthier lifestyle and allowing creations not possible to do by hand.

PLEDGE FITNESS

UK

People find it hard to stay committed to getting in shape and losing weight. Pledge is a body transformation challenge that provides participants with the training and nutritional support, as well as a mechanism that helps people become more committed to their resolution.

SPLITNGO

USA

SplitNGo allows restaurant customers to see their bill on the phone, split it among themselves, pay for their meal with PayPal or credit card, and leave without having to wait for the wait staff.

SUGARDROP

THAILAND

SugarDrop invented the enabling technology to reduce sugar in 100% fruit juice (single strength) without water dilution or filtration. With our bio-active cultures that isolated from fruit origin, sugar reduction in 100% fruit juice is now possible with natural taste and nutrition preserved.

YO COMPRO SANO

SPAIN

Yo Compro Sano's mission is to give back the protagonism to locally grown products that have lost their place in the industrial food distribution system. Yo Compro Sano has created an innovative web platform that reinvent the Local Food Distribution System and connect Farmers directly with Consumers.

SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN
THE SILICON VALLEY FOR THE
FOOD & GASTRONOMY INDUSTRIES
2 restaurants in the top 10 of the World's 50 Best Restaurant List since 2006
Highest concentration of Michelin Stars per capita worldwide
Home to Basque Culinary Center - the world leading educational, innovation and research institution in the Gastronomy and Food Industries

A truly special region

If there is a place in the world where you can feel passion for Food & Gastronomy in every corner, that place is San Sebastian. San Sebastian has been synonymous with a high quality of life not only today but for many centuries.

In San Sebastian, our superb natural surroundings and climate conditions have shaped a unique consciousness for natural and healthy food. Coupled with a forward looking approach to agro, food and gastronomy, San Sebastian has also transformed into a center of disruptive innovation in the food industry.

Find more about San Sebastian here.

Uniqueness thanks to the best mix of tradition and disruptive innovation

Beginning in the late 70s, the Basque culinary community has led the world driving innovation in the agro, food and gastronomy industries.

This early and continued leadership has transformed San Sebastian in a unique culinary paradise, with the highest concentration of Michelin Stars per capita and one of the only two cities globally with two restaurants in the Top 10 of the 2014 World's 50 Best Restaurant List.

THE VENUE

The venue: Basque Culinary Center

San Sebastian is home to the Basque Culinary Center, the world's leading educational, innovation and research institution in Gastronomy and Food Industries. With the launch of the DIG EAT ALL Fast Track program, the tech and food industries come together in San Sebastian to lead a gastronomical revolution and create a transformative industry that will change how the world engages and interacts with food.

The Basque Culinary Center is a project to foster the development and competitiveness of gastronomy, hospitality and the food industry. Its main activities are higher education, research and innovation, promotion of products and brands and the organization of events developed in the Faculty of Gastronomic Sciences, attached to the University of Mondragon, and Center for Research and Innovation in food and drink.

The promotion of entrepreneurship and new businesses is a key part of its mission. As a result, the Culinary Action strategy was launched to drive the creation of new businesses in areas of future growth.

Realizing the great potential of applying technology to food in order to start new businesses, the Basque Culinary Center is a key element in the launch of DIG EAT ALL.