Food’s ‘alternative’ future and other takeaways from F&A Next

If it was any question that consumer food tastes were shifting, Beyond Meat’s IPO and Impossible Foods’ $300 million quick-to-follow private equity funding put an end to that debate. “ Alternative” and vegan are officially mainstream. Those two milestones were on the forefront of everyone’s minds—and frequent references in open...

EIT Food – Proud partner of F&A Next 2019

EIT Food is Europe’s leading agrifood innovation initiative, with the aim to create a sustainable and future-proof food sector. The initiative is made up of a consortium of key industry players, start-ups, research centres and universities from across Europe.  Together we are undertaking a global transformation of how food...

‘Collaboration is key for innovation’

With a market share of 25%, one out of four products with taste solutions in the supermarket is made with ingredients and technology from Givaudan. Switzerland-based Givaudan produces flavours and fragrances for consumer products. The flavours are used as ingredients for food and beverages. Alexandre Bastos’s role leading the...

Empowering innovative businesses to unseat and disrupt the agricultural giants

At last year’s F&A Next, Adam Anders, Managing Partner at Anterra Capital, talked to legendary entrepreneur and Principal at Future Shape, Tony Fadell about why the agricultural sector is increasingly capturing investors’ attention and why we need to unseat the giants of the agricultural industry to empower innovation to...