Establish your business

Establish your business

Everything is possible here

Purchase or rent, short-term or long-term Whether you want to rent your own office building or are looking to connect with like-minded people in a dynamic, shared space, virtually anything can be accomplished at the World Food Center site. Purchase or rent, short-term or long-term. From office spaces to laboratories, from flexible workspaces to start-up hubs – you can establish your business at the World Food Center on your own terms. Surrounded by start-ups and multinationals.

  • Optimal accessibility
  • The meeting place for food innovation
  • The perfect working environment
  • A pool of talent nearby
  • A vibrant community

The Silicon Valley of agrifood in the middle of the Netherlands

The heart of food innovation

In Ede, in the Foodvalley region and close to Wageningen University & Research, the former Maurits Zuid barracks area is being transformed into a food meeting place with 50,000 m2 of business space, workplaces, research and test areas. With 10,000 m2 of conference facilities and a hotel for guests.

The Offer

A magnet for companies & knowledge

New construction

Rent or buy new commercial space from 150 m2. Close to partners, competitors, young talent and public transport.


Are you a starting entrepreneur? You can settle in two former barracks on the site at very favorable conditions.

Temporary lease

Are you a food entrepreneur and are you looking for office space right away? Then why not consider short-term rental in the historic Maurits barracks?

Establish your business your way

A world of innovation at your fingertips

The World Food Center is the food meeting place in the Netherlands. Here we create the ideal business climate for innovative (agri)food companies, organizations and knowledge institutions that work together to build a healthy future. New products, concepts and services are developed, tested and marketed here.

  • New business premises ready in 2023
  • Modern business premises incl. lobby/reception
  • Rent or buy from 150 m2
  • Also ideal solutions for startups
  • Developing your own plot possible
Map of the area Ede Wageningen

Unlimited possibilities

For innovative (agri)food companies, organizations and knowledge institutions

The World Food Center forms the ideal microclimate for companies and organizations from the entire food sector. In this inspiring environment, companies, business service providers, trade associations, knowledge and educational institutions find each other.


Het World Food Center ligt in Ede, midden in de regio Foodvalley. Ook wel bekend als het  Sillicon Valley van voedsel. Op steenworp afstand van de Wageningen University & Research en omgeven door veel innovatieve food-bedrijven.

Landkaart van Nederand met gemarkeerd de regio om Ede
  • Naast station Ede-Wageningen
  • Dichtbij de A12 en A30
  • 30 minuten rijden naar Utrecht
  • 90 minuten rijden naar Düsseldorf

Establish your business in the heart of food innovation

A unique working environment

Purchase or rent, short-term or long-term From office space to laboratory, from workplace to startup: it all comes together at the World Food Center.

A pool of young talent

The lines to Wageningen University, Kenniscampus Ede and research facilities are short. As a company, you can count on a supply of young talents and experienced professionals.

Would you like to know more?

We would be happy to give you a tour and then tell you all about the establishment options .

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    Establish your business at world food center

    Brochure Set up at World Food Center

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