The food processing companies Grupo Leche Pascual (dairy products) and Pescanova, formerly Frinova, (fish products) are involved with the technological center ainia and the association of equipment manufacturers amec in the monitoring of the environmental impact of machinery hygienisation processes and the definition of Best Available Techniques.

ainia facilities


Parque tecnológico de Valencia
c/ Benjamin Franklin, 5-11
E46980 Paterna (Spain)
Phone: (+34) 961 366 090

ainia is a technology centre created in 1987 and formed by more than 900 companies mainly from the food sector.
ainia´s mission is to add value to companies by leading innovation and technological development in a responsible and committed way. Accredited with number 3 in the Register of Centres of lnnovation and Technology of Spain, ainia has a clear global vocation oriented to give an effective response to business needs.

amec facilities


Gran Via de Les Corts Catalanes,684
08010 Barcelona (Spain)
Phone: (+34) 934 150 422
amec is a non-profit-making business association with 45 years of experience in the promotion of exports and the internationalization of companies and their various sectors. Its main task is to increase the competitiveness of its 500-plus associate companies. amec is recognised by official organisations, bodies and institutions in Spain and abroad and has a highly professional team of people with a good vision of the future and a great capacity to adapt to changes.

Calidad Pascual facilities


Ctra. Palencia s/n
09400 Aranda de Duero (Burgos) (Spain)
Phone: (+34) 947 529 100
Calidad Pascual is a company whose main activity is the preparation and packaging of milk, pasteurized after fermentation yogurts, juices, soft drinks, breakfast cereals, tortillas ultra-pasteurized liquid egg, mineral water, soy beverages, functional foods and other derivatives Premium dairy and marketing them Calidad Pascual was the first company to produce and market UHT milk that did not require cold storage, which brought about changes in how the dairy sector in Spain distributed its products.

Frinova facilities


Polígono industrial de As Gándaras, parc. nº 9 - Apdo. 69
36400 Porriño (Spain)
Phone: (+34) 986 331 401

Pescanova's activity is the manufacturing of prefried fish and cephalopod products, battered and coated, ultrafrozen, and also products with sauces. The Pescanova installations are situated on a 23,000 square metre site, of which 13,000 is the factory. The company has five production lines, using the most advanced technologies with specific developments designed by us, with the objective of innovating and maintaining growth in competitive markets. Their production capacity is approximately 30,000 tonnes per year.