Sep
09

Why food waste is a global problem

Vienna on Sep 9, 2019

“Food waste” refers to food appropriate for human consumption being discarded, whether or not after it is kept beyond its expiry date or left to spoil. 30 % to 35 % of global food resources are not consumed by mankind. This means, that resources worth over 1 trillion $ are thrown away, which indicates a high level of inefficiency within the food industry, especially if we compare it to other sectors.

Sep
02

Does our future grow in labs?

Vienna on Sep 2, 2019

Ranging from artificial sweeteners to plant-based milk goods, all traditional nutritional products can be replaced by different kinds of substitutes nowadays. The newest trend: artificially grown meat.

Aug
30

Insect Protein – beyond the „Ew“ factor

Vienna on Aug 30, 2019

Seeking change and new tasting experiences brings our society from one hype to the other. Ranging from Italian food, over burgers, sushi, poke bowl or Vietnamese cuisine, food trend phenomena keep on changing on a regular basis.
However, we have good news for those of you who keep on striving for thrilling their taste buds: Eating insects is increasing its popularity.

Aug
26

What is Vertical Farming?

Vienna on Aug 26, 2019

“Vertical Farming” is one of these terms you surely read from time to time, probably without exactly knowing what it really is. This is the reason why we decided to do some research and dive into this quite complex topic.

Aug
23

Translate the future food trends into business opportunities for your company!

Vienna on Aug 23, 2019

Work together with experts from Day 1 and develop concepts that you will be able to apply to your specific business case. Connect with other workshop participants coming from various sectors within food industry. Don’t miss the chance to exchange knowledge and get valuable feedback on your ideas from the colleagues working across the entire food value chain, from production and transportation to distribution and wholesale.

Aug
19

Solving the challenge of feeding 9 Billion by 2050

Vienna on Aug 19, 2019

World population is growing and by 2050 it will reach 9 billion. Do we have enough resources to feed everyone? How can we ensure that we satisfy this basic need without overwhelming the planet, taking into account that agriculture is among the greatest contributors to increasing climate crisis?

Below we listed 4 strategies addressing the challenge we are all facing. We will cover some of them in more detail in the coming weeks and of course the Future of Food event on September 30th will be also dedicated to this topic! Don’t forget to register here to get your free ticket!