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Food Integrity 2021

Mon, April 19, 2021

Join leaders from the food and beverage sector to debate the challenges facing the industry and share their lessons and solutions!

Why you should attend Food Integrity

Consumer trust in food is falling. Is the food and beverage industry doing enough to ensure the authenticity of our food?

Only 33% of consumers are confident about the safety of the food they eat.

Food Integrity will explore the challenges that the industry is facing, with leaders from the food and beverage sector sharing and debating the issues, the lessons, and the solutions.

EIT Food speaking at Food Integrity 2021

EIT Food will be participating in a panel discussion on Friday 23 April. Innovation Programme Manager at EIT Food North-West, Mercedes Groba, will lead the session entitled, 'Food Innovation: Thinking Big and Bold!' The session will explore the following:

  • A look into new age foods: Cultured meat, hybrid foods, insects, GMO
  • Looking at the challenges and benefits – developing, cost, ethical considerations, consumer acceptance - and how we can overcome these hurdles
  • Industry 4.0 and the rise of the rise of automation
  • Progress so far and future forecasts

Mercedes will be joined by speakers from Manchester Metropolitan University, Good Food Institute, International Platform of Insects for Food and Feed (IPIFF) and others!

How can food innovation transform our lives, our planet, and our future? Tune in to the session to find out!

Queen's University Belfast at Food Integrity 2021

EIT Food Partners, Queen's University Belfast, will be hosting a workshop on day 3 of the event. The workshop, entitled, ''Fake News under a Microscope' will be presented by Chris Elliot, Professor of Food Safety and Founder of the Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS), Ciara Dean, Project Manager for the IGFS and Moira Dean, Professor of Consumer Psychology and Food Security. 

Learn how to identify fake news about our food!

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