International office
One team to connect with the best Spanish companies

A multidisciplinary team

with more than 30 experts always ready to help you!

An international network

with presence in 16 countries and activities worldwide

An industrial ecosystem

which gathers the knowledge of the whole Spanish industry

About us

Representatives of the sector 


The Spanish Food Technology and Ingredients platform is run by amec alimentec, the Spanish Food Machinery and Ingredients Manufacturers Association.


amec alimentec represents the Spanish Food machinery and Ingredients sector, gathering manufacturers of a wide variety of technologies, solutions, and accessories. The Association has an outstanding role in the international promotion of the sector, helping manufacturers to open new international markets and to boost their competitiveness.


In short, our team is the speaker of the Spanish Food machinery and ingredients sector and we work to have a leading role on the international scene, fostering its competitiveness and sharing synergies.

Leading role in the Spanish industrial ecosystem

Promoting Positive Industry


amec alimentec develops its activities under amec’s umbrella.


amec is the main Spanish ecosystem of internationalized industrial companies. amec creates spaces for collaboration between industries and knowledge transfer, accompanies companies to successfully face the great challenges of sustainability and adaptation to changes, and promotes their visibility in the Spanish, European and international scene.


amec upholds a strong, diversified and flexible economy, where the industrial sector plays a leading role as one of the main drivers of social and economic transformation.


amec operates under the motto of “Positive Industry”, working to create a competitive and internationalized business community and promoting the anticipation, adaptability, collaboration, glocalization and sustainability of the Spanish industry.


We are members of: 

  • Technical Committee for Standardization, CTN 317


We are active members of the Exhibitions Committee’s:


  • Alimentaria Foodtech Exhibition in Barcelona (Spain)
  • Intersicop Exhibition in Madrid (Spain)


We collaborate with:

  • CERPTA, IRTA, and AINIA as the main Technologic Centers related to the sectors.
  • ICEX, ACCIÓ and other foreign trade entities


Leading industrial companies with an international and innovative vocation and the objective of being the best in a global environment.

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Our experience

amec alimentec has been working for more than 50 years to help companies adapt to the challenges of international industry. 


In the international arena, our main actions to achieve these goals are:


  • Participating in international trade fairs, organizing parallel networking and B2B activitiesto present and link the Spanish industry with foreign companies.
  • Organizing trade missions and encountersroadshows and B2B agendas, both virtual and in-person.
  • Collaborating with foreign organizations and institutions, defining common objectives to produce business to business activities that add value.
  • Maintaining a close relation with the Spanish industry players, bringing together the knowledge of the national food technology and ingredients business landscape and promoting internationally this industry competitive advantages and trends.
  • Detecting opportunities in foreign markets, through the monitoring of amec alimentec international network, formed by experts located in 16 different countries.

How we can help foreign companies that visit us

Due to our vast knowledge of the Spanish industrial business landscape, along with our experience of more than 50 years in international promotion, we can:


  • Assess any company which is looking for Food technology and Ingredients suppliers. We are able to analyze and study foreign companies needs and recommend or organize meetings with their ideal partners.
  • Assist foreign buyers by organizing virtual or presential B2B meetings and roadshows, to present them the Spanish Food Manufacturing Technology and Ingredients, and offer and its competitive advantages in terms of digitization, efficiency, sustainable manufacturing and circular economy.
  • Collaborate with trade shows organizers to promote international events.



Furthermore, we are always willing to build bridges between the Spanish Industry and any foreign organization. We continuously collaborate with foreign associations, trade-shows organizations, specialized magazines, and marketplaces, to jointly define win-win projects.

Carmina Castellà


Carmina Castellà has been in charge of amec alimentec for 3 years, making the entity a national reference and a recognized interlocutor worldwide.


She is an experienced executive in the management of Sectorial Associations. She is aware of trends, leading international fairs, technical magazines, and entities for the food sector at a Spanish and international level.

José Luis González


José Luis González has been working in amec for 25 years, performing different functions. He is currently Deputy Business Unit Director for the Food Technology sector.


He is an experienced technician in the organization of international activities, knowledgeable about the sectors and member companies of amec.

Are you looking for suppliers?

Would you like to meet potential partners?

Do you want to know more about the advantages of Spanish solutions?

Are you interested in exploring different ways of collaboration?


Do not hesitate and contact us!


We are available from 9AM to 6PM (from Monday until Friday)


Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 684

08010 Barcelona


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