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

May 23, 2019 Jessica Pothering 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...

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F&A Next 2019: The intersection of Innovation and Sustainability

Wednesday 15 May – Day 1 The 4th edition of F&A, which zoomed in on the intersection of Innovation and Sustainability, attracted 572 representatives from corporations, banks, venture capitalists and other investors, and of course, food and agri startups. During the opening, host and moderator Rens de Jong asked...

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Podcast: Drones, delivery and DNA

AgFunder’s Louisa Burwood-Taylor on the future of agrifood tech Farm robotics and online restaurants are already a reality. But there’s much more to come in food and agtech innovation. What ideas are making it off the drawing board and onto our plates? AgFunder’s Louisa Burwood-Taylor sheds some light. Listen...

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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...

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‘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...

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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...

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Zoetis: clear shift in traditional treatment diseases

The use of antibiotics in livestock is under pressure. The issue of antibiotic resistance caused by misuse and over-use of antibiotics in livestock, is subject to scientific and regulatory discussion. Rob Kelly, President International Operations at animal health company Zoetis, as a result sees a clear shift in antibiotic...

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Startups exposing during F&A Next 2019

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