Edible Innovation: How Agribusiness Can Lead To Social, Environmental And Economic Improvements


From Singapore to the USA and all around Europe, Edible Innovations profiles food makers that engage in improving the global food system at every stage, from production to distribution to eating and shopping. Join us as we explore the main trends in the industry from a maker perspective. Chiara Cecchini of Future Food Institute — an ecosystem with a strong educational core that promotes food innovation as a key tool to tackle the great challenges of the future — introduces you to the faces, stories, and experiences of food makers around the globe.

Innovation is seen as a driver for the agribusiness sector in many countries that must increase production to help keep up with the demands of a continually growing population. Family farmers around the world, who already shoulder the burden of producing around 80% of the world’s food, depend on innovation to feed the future.
Innovation must be recognised as being the central driving force which will transform food systems, lift family farmers out of poverty and help the world to achieve food security, sustainable agriculture and the sustainable development goals. The innovation in tools, processes and technologies that helps support these goals and the makers that put them into place should be recognised and rewarded for their efforts to overcome the challenges faced by the agricultural sector both in Europe and in developing countries.

This is why at Future Food Institute we started working with UNIDO to create and promote the International Award for Innovative Ideas and Technologies in Agribusiness which is now in its third year. The international contest is aimed at identifying the latest ideas and the adoption of new innovations to support the agribusiness sector that could lead to social, environmental and economic improvements if implemented in developing countries. Makers from all over the word are applying to promote new solutions and upgrade…

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