Great Taste Zero Waste

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

Ugly vegetables need love too

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

Solutionism: using tried and tested approaches to confront global challenges

Solutionism: The belief that all difficulties have solutions Solutionist: A solver of problems Wherever I go, I hear people asking for solutions to transforming our food system into a more sustainable one. While there are no silver bullets, I believe that it is important to look at the approaches that are working and understand how … Continue reading Solutionism: using tried and tested approaches to confront global challenges

Paving the way for a diverse food future

Nordic gastronomy has come a long way since the signing of the New Nordic Food Manifesto in 2004. But while the diversity of the varieties of kale found in the supermarket has increased, diversity in the food service sector is largely unaddressed. Luckily, this weak spot is not going unnoticed. I spent two days in … Continue reading Paving the way for a diverse food future

Sowing the seeds of food disruption

I was asked to write a piece about the future of sustainable food consumption for Sustainable Growth the Nordic Way, a web magazine by the Nordic Council of Ministers. I decided to look at the topic from the point of view of entrepreneurship and innovation in the Nordic Food sector. There has never been a … Continue reading Sowing the seeds of food disruption

Not grim enough?

Over the course of January, I was a part of a test round for a new produce delivery service called GRIM. In Copenhagen, we've seen a rise in the companies offering household food box deliveries. GRIM, however, is different because the content of the box is comprised only of organic fruits and vegetables that are … Continue reading Not grim enough?