The premium brand for fruit and vegetables is strong committed to innovation and to fostering early talent
(Valencia, Spain. 28th September 2021).- The multinational company SanLucar, dedicated to the production and distribution of premium quality fruit and vegetables, participated as a challenger company in the 2021 edition of the Hackathon Innova&Acción Business Challenge, held in Valencia (Spain) on 24 and 25 September.
Through the contributions of professionals from different fields, the aim of this open innovation competition is to seek solutions to the business challenges faced by any company on a daily basis.
Thus, the Hackathon Innova&Acción has brought together a hundred young talents, grouped into teams, who worked 24 hours non-stop to solve the business challenges posed by SanLucar, as well as the challenges of 7 other companies that took part in this year’s edition.
With real-time connections from Madrid, Lima, Santiago de Chile and Valencia, SanLucar participated in the Hackathon with a multidisciplinary team made up of company specialists in key business areas such as production, marketing and packaging. The SanLucar grape experts played an important role in the team’s work.
The team also had the external vision of Uvasdoce, a partner of the premium fruit and vegetable brand, as well as the support of members of the Human Resources department, who took advantage of the event to inform about the company’s career opportunities worldwide.
“To all the members of SanLucar who joined the Hackathon, my sincere thanks for the high level of involvement, for the excellent collaborative atmosphere created during the event, and for the enthusiasm shown at all time. It has been amazing to be part of this experience with you”, says Maria Plasencia – Packaging Innovation Manager at SanLucar – who led the team of the fruit and vegetable multinational in the Hackathon.
“Congratulations also to the talent that accompanied us, as well as to the organisers of the Hackathon, Innova&Acción. We are frankly impressed with the level of the solutions offered. Already thinking about the possibility of implementing some of them!