Fresh off the press! Our newest WHO European Office for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases report is out! Meal delivery apps (MDAs) are a rapidly growing part of the digital food environment in the WHO European Region. The implications of this multibillion Euro sector on health, nutrition, environment and society at large are … Continue reading Slide to order: a food systems approach to meal delivery apps
Food choices for change
How can we fix the food industry and get more sustainable food products into our shopping carts? Food production accounts for over a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions, so the food industry, in particular the meat and dairy sector, needs to change radically if we want to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals by … Continue reading Food choices for change
Managing the food system’s main asset: land
The relationship between land use and agriculture is a tale of how human beings have pushed natural resources to their limits. For the past couple of months I have been working as a consultant-researcher for the Food Planet Prize (FPP) Secretariat. I have been scanning some of the most interesting and impactful innovations and initiatives … Continue reading Managing the food system’s main asset: land
Is your idea transformative enough to win 1 million USD?
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?
Find out what you missed at the Future of Food Hackathon
24-hours of food innovation. 100 participants from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Finland, Netherlands, Croatia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, and Saudi Arabia. New ideas for more sustainable food industry solutions. This is what the Future of Food Hackathon was all about. https://vimeo.com/395724699 My keynote speech was entitled "The delicate art of repairing an airplane whilst … Continue reading Find out what you missed at the Future of Food Hackathon
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