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newsEIT Food announces newest agrifood tech scaleups to join the RisingFoodStars Association. 14 promising companies have been selected to join Europe’s largest agrifood startup community
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It’s that time again! Matt is back with another Big Takeaway Episode, picking out some of the standout moments in Series 3 from food loss and regenerative agriculture, to protein diversification and tackling inequality in the food system.
Richard Bennett, Activity Leader for the EIT Food Consumer Trust Grand Challenge, highlights how they are developing new initiates to increase consumer trust throughout the food system.