The company belongs to the World Economic Forum’s New Champions community, which brings together mission-driven MidCap companies with disruptive business models and sustainable growth strategies.
Blendhub has been granted the Excellence in Societal Impact Award at the get-together of the World Economic Forum’s New Champions Community celebrated in Geneva. These awards recognise the efforts of developing innovative solutions to generate positive social impact, accelerate technological transformation and innovation, and promote governance for good.
Blendhub is a member of the World Economic Forum’s New Champions community as of May 2022. The actual 120-over members of the New Champions community, from more than 45 different countries, are dynamic, high-growth purpose driven mid-sized companies that have demonstrated a strong capacity and strategic thinking to develop sustainable solutions that can generate a positive impact on people and the planet.
Every year, the forum recognises the best from this cohort with the New Champions Awards. This year’s categories focused on sustainable growth, societal impact, and adaptive capacity in the face of difficult times. The projects were selected because of their originality, impact, and scalability.
In Blendhub, the jury valued the company’s disruptive platform business model, focusing on more efficient and sustainable food production using digitised food quality to elevate food safety and security beyond traditional certifications and capable of generating positive social impact in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Henrik Stamm Kristensen, the founder of Blendhub, stated: “This award not only recognises that our model of multi-localisation of production is the most sustainable and cost-efficient way to ensure basic and safe food to more people in more places but also proves that collaboration between the different stakeholders in the food supply chain is crucial to continue creating value for society and planet”.
Blendhub is a Spain-based company operating globally and deploying a network of multi-localised food production hubs closer to raw materials and final consumers, self-financed to date but opening for the expansion of the network with local/regional partners and investors fully aligned with the purpose of the company. The food-as-a-service business model helps people and companies from idea to launch of healthy and affordable food and nutrition anywhere in the world, faster, safer, and cheaper than ever before with the purpose of feeding all people in all places, sustainably.