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Colruyt Group aim to lead the food sector to be more sustainable Partner News

Colruyt Group aim to lead the food sector to be more sustainable

12 Aug 2019 We speak to Veerle Carlier and Astrid Van Parys about how an ‘accidental’ approach to sustainability helped create a business that now has a focus on societal impact...
Call for participation: DISRUPT ME News

Call for participation: DISRUPT ME

07 Aug 2019 DISRUPT ME: a programme for European corporations to engage with disruptive Israeli startups - 2019
Feeding our future: The Wheat Cultivars project improving yield one grain at a time Partner News

Feeding our future: The Wheat Cultivars project improving yield one grain at a time

29 Jul 2019 Jon González, Cereal Technician from Grupo AN explains how the Wheat Cultivars project is helping to feed the growing population by optimising wheat yield and quality. He also...
How to be a role model in sustainable living: say no to food waste Other related news

How to be a role model in sustainable living: say no to food waste

25 Jul 2019 Our Education Programme Manager, Vivien Bodereau, discloses his mission to tackle food waste by redistributing food to those in need in his local community while taking a stand to reduce...
Why focusing on people can deliver real societal impact News

Why focusing on people can deliver real societal impact

24 Jul 2019 In his first interview since joining EIT Food as Chairperson of the Supervisory Board, Jo Van Biesbroeck gives his open view of the size of the challenges facing the food...
The Power of the Influencer: Food Ambassadors inspire sustainable and healthier food choices News

The Power of the Influencer: Food Ambassadors inspire sustainable and healthier food choices

24 Jul 2019 Davide Carrino, Senior Manager of Media and Communications at Eufic, explains how the flagship Food Ambassadors Programme aims to work with influencers to drive changes in consumer food consumption behaviour.

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Twelve finalists of 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network announced

Twelve finalists of 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network announced

18 Oct 2019 The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Food  announced today the selection of the twelve finalists of its 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network (EIT FAN) programme
World Food Day 2019

World Food Day 2019

16 Oct 2019 Our food systems are in crisis and unless we work together and take urgent actions, we are at risk of a continued rise in rates of hunger, obesity and diet-related chronic diseases
EIT Food selects 14 mature agrifood startups to drive disruption of the food system

EIT Food selects 14 mature agrifood startups to drive disruption of the food system

03 Jul 2019 On July 3 we were delighted to inform 14 agrifood startups from 10 different countries that they had been accepted into the 3rd cohort of the EIT Food RisingFoodStars community