According to an EIT Food Foresight Study on the impact of COVID-19 in the agrifood sector, the HoReCa segment proved to be one of the most negatively impacted by the pandemic. Hotels, restaurants and catering businesses faced multiple challenges due to lockdowns and travel bans. What is the future of the hospitality segment in these … Continue reading The future of the HoReCa sector: economic, social and environmental sustainability
The one-day conference Great Taste – Zero Waste aims to promote sustainable food culture and provide solutions to minimize food waste. I am really excited to moderate this event! The conference will serve as a knowledge and experience exchange between the Nordics, the Baltics, and Poland — countries with different historical backgrounds and experiences when it … Continue reading Great Taste Zero Waste
How do we navigate the future of food? Rather than speaking about one specific technology or idea, I want to show that we have so many different potential entry points and solutions to choose from. Change the World is the How To Academy's flagship conference that brings together the inspirational individuals and organisations forging a … Continue reading Speaking at the Change the World 2020 Conference
Food waste is a major environmental challenge. If food waste were a country, it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gasses in the world. And to make matters worse, we throw away more than 3 million tonnes of food in the Nordics alone. In this episode of Nordic Talks, we take a closer look at how imperfect produce … Continue reading Ugly vegetables need love too
This is so exciting that I wanted to share the news with you! I am doing some work as a Consultant Researcher for the Curt Bergfors Food Planet Prize. I'm on the prowl for transformative innovations that have the potential to disrupt and transform the food system. Do you know of an organization or company … Continue reading Is your idea transformative enough to win 1 million USD?
Today we kicked off Future Trends of Food in the Nordic-Baltic Region, an exciting new project with the ambitious goal of changing current food production, dietary preferences and consumption habits in the region to a healthier, smarter and digitally trained system. Such a system requires using the full potential of AI-enabled solutions where the prerequisite … Continue reading Future Trends of Food in the Nordic-Baltic Region
We're celebrating the 5,000th download of our Solutions Menu: A Nordic Guide to Sustainable Food Policy! The Solutions Menu brings the most innovative food policy solutions in the Nordic Region together in a single document. It includes 24 policies that aim to change food consumption and intends to inspire new and robust policy responses to … Continue reading Celebrating 5,000+ Downloads!
For the first time ever, movers and shakers representing civil society, research, government, Nordic embassies and funding agencies joined forces in Riga, Latvia, to discuss data needs, available policy options and the opportunities for different sectors in the transition towards healthy and sustainable food systems in the Baltic region. During the “Towards healthy and sustainable … Continue reading Baltic diets: mapping a transition to sustainable food systems
Ahora en español: Menú de soluciones - Una guía nórdica para políticas alimentarias sostenibles! El menú de soluciones reunió por primera vez las políticas más innovadoras del ámbito alimentario en la región nórdica. Lanzado en julio de 2018, ahora unos meses después se presenta en Costa Rica su edición en español. El menú de soluciones … Continue reading Ahora en español: Menu de Soluciones
Cities have ravenous appetites… but they also have a thirst for change. Urban food systems are a driver of climate change, but they are also at risk from it. Comprising no less than 20-30% of global greenhouse emissions, the contribution of the food system to climate change requires a new form of leadership. Cities … Continue reading Urban food policy, a vehicle for change