Grupo Alba is a mixed social-economy company (Sociedad Limitada Laboral), founded in 1999, which is based in the Spanish region of Extremadura – with an office in Brussels.
Our strength lies in our ability to combine our experience on the ground, both in territorial development and the food chain, with broader policy development and networking at an international level.
We are deeply involved in the ongoing transformation of the food chain by providing technical support, packing and marketing high quality fruit for over 1200 small local farmers. This and our direct support to many local development projects informs our wider networking and technical assistance for all forms territorial development and for the food chain – from European to local levels
Grupo Alba has been centrally involved in all aspects of building and managing EU networks led by different EC directorates.
Our work involves designing territorial and sectoral development policies and programmes, building partnerships, direct support for implementation and evaluation.
Our hands-on experience of the latest developments in agricultural practices, post-harvest technologies and food marketing allows us to provide a range of practical services to small farmers and farming cooperatives.