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The Food Fight podcast

A podcast series examining the biggest challenges facing the food system, and the innovations and entrepreneurs looking to solve them.

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Our Food Fight podcast explores the major challenges facing the food system and the innovations and entrepreneurs looking to solve them.

We cover a range of topics on the show relating to healthy diets and sustainable food systems, including food waste, alternative proteins, and how to sustainably feed a growing population. The shows feature lively and friendly debates around a topic between credible experts and influencers, so that listeners can hear different sides of the story and help us all fight for a better food future.

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EIT Food: the power of an innovation community

Lukxmi sits down with Stella Spanou, who is in charge of fundraising at The University of Aarhus, to discuss the relationship between EIT Food and Aarhus and the benefits of the EIT Food community for agrifood startups and scaleups.

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The Big Takeaway Series 2

Matt and Lukxmi are back with another big takeaway episode, where they reflect on some of the stand out moments from series 2. From extreme places to grow food, to what makes an entrepreneur, they look back on the unusual year and celebrate the purpose-driven agrifood heroes they met.

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Spotlight: Vaxa on microalgae

Isaac Berzin, CTO of Vaxa, highlights how they are converting clean energy to sustainable food by farming omega-3 rich microalgae.

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EIT Food: the power of an innovation community
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EIT Food: the power of an innovation communityEntrepreneurship16:29
The Big Takeaway Series 2
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The Big Takeaway Series 2Entrepreneurship30:10
Spotlight: Vaxa on microalgae
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Spotlight: Vaxa on microalgaeSustainability08:13
Spotlight: ScanTrust on reconnecting with consumers
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Spotlight: ScanTrust on reconnecting with consumersConsumer Trust08:23
Connecting Food on blockchain transparency in the food system
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Connecting Food on blockchain transparency in the food systemDigitalisation7:40
Forecasting the future: the biggest agrifood trends for 2021
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Forecasting the future: the biggest agrifood trends for 2021Consumer Behaviour56:32
Spotlight: Porphyrio on poultry data management
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Spotlight: Porphyrio on poultry data managementDigitalisation8:21
The impact of Covid-19 on consumer food habits and the Agrifood sector
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The impact of Covid-19 on consumer food habits and the Agrifood sectorConsumer Behaviour36:34
Spotlight: Eagle Genomics on data science
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Spotlight: Eagle Genomics on data scienceDigitalisation9:03
Childhood nutrition and health: are we doing enough?
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Childhood nutrition and health: are we doing enough?Health & Nutrition42:11
Spotlight: AgriFoodX on plastic alternatives
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Spotlight: AgriFoodX on plastic alternativesSustainability8:43
Spotlight: BeYou on digital health
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Spotlight: BeYou on digital healthDigitalisation7:54
Bridging the skills gap
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Bridging the skills gap Learning & Development47:09
Spotlight: Freeze-em on insect farming
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Spotlight: Freeze-em on insect farmingNew Product Development6:30
The journey of an entrepreneur
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The journey of an entrepreneurEntrepreneurship49:03
 Spotlight: Trellis on food production efficiency
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Spotlight: Trellis on food production efficiencyFood Production8:09
Insects in the food system: novelty or necessity?
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Insects in the food system: novelty or necessity?New Product Development45:31
Spotlight: Innovopro on chickpea potential
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Spotlight: Innovopro on chickpea potentialSustainability7:41
Has modern farming failed?
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Has modern farming failed? Sustainability44:59
Spotlight: Tastewise on understanding food trends
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Spotlight: Tastewise on understanding food trendsConsumer Behaviour8:47
 Innovating through adversity
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Innovating through adversityEntrepreneurship47:02
Spotlight: Orbisk on food waste technology
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Spotlight: Orbisk on food waste technologyFood Loss & Waste9:06
Does food need to be packaged?
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Does food need to be packaged?Sustainability36:53
Spotlight: Prolupin on plant proteins
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Spotlight: Prolupin on plant proteinsSustainability7:21
Waste Not, Want Not
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Waste Not, Want NotFood Loss & Waste52:17
Spotlight: Urban Crop Solutions on vertical farming
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Spotlight: Urban Crop Solutions on vertical farmingFood Technology6:30
The most extreme places to grow food
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The most extreme places to grow foodFood Production45:38
The Big Takeaway
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The Big TakeawayLearning & Development32:39
Spotlight: Agricolus on smart farming
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Spotlight: Agricolus on smart farmingDigitalisation6:13
Food in crisis: is the food system resilient enough?
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Food in crisis: is the food system resilient enough?Food Safety & Quality44:15
Spotlight: Wasteless on saving perishable food
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Spotlight: Wasteless on saving perishable foodFood Loss & Waste6:24
How to build a purpose-driven food company
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How to build a purpose-driven food companyEntrepreneurship30:32
Spotlight: Banabooms on reducing food waste
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Spotlight: Banabooms on reducing food wasteFood Loss & Waste5:12
Is our food safe?
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Is our food safe?Food Safety & Quality39:16
Spotlight: Aleph Farms on cultivated meat.
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Spotlight: Aleph Farms on cultivated meat.New Product Development6:42
Is sugar the new tobacco?
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Is sugar the new tobacco?Health & Nutrition33:41
 Spotlight: Natural Machines on Printing Food
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Spotlight: Natural Machines on Printing FoodNew Product Development6:36
Can we trust the food we eat?
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Can we trust the food we eat?Consumer Trust35:57
Spotlight: GrainSense on ensuring crop quality
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Spotlight: GrainSense on ensuring crop qualityFood Safety & Quality4:53
 Is technology protecting or exploiting our seas and oceans?
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Is technology protecting or exploiting our seas and oceans?Food Technology27:21
Spotlight: NapiFeryn on sustainable protein
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Spotlight: NapiFeryn on sustainable proteinSustainability6:07
What’s the beef with alternative protein? 
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What’s the beef with alternative protein? Sustainability34:52
Spotlight: Stem on sugar replacement
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Spotlight: Stem on sugar replacementNew Product Development7:25
Is there value in food waste?
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Is there value in food waste?Food Loss & Waste42:57
Spotlight: Tipa on disrupting plastic packaging’
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Spotlight: Tipa on disrupting plastic packaging’New Product Development5:43
Can we really influence consumers to make healthier food choices?
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Can we really influence consumers to make healthier food choices? Consumer Behaviour30:01
Spotlight: FoodParing on making sustainability tasty
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Spotlight: FoodParing on making sustainability tastyDigitalisation8:26
Should producers be responsible for making food healthy?
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Should producers be responsible for making food healthy?Health & Nutrition28:35
Spotlight: RethinkResource on creating value from food waste
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Spotlight: RethinkResource on creating value from food wasteFood Loss & Waste5:25
How do we clean up all the food waste?
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How do we clean up all the food waste?Food Loss & Waste27:05
Spotlight: 3F BIO on alternative protein
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Spotlight: 3F BIO on alternative proteinSustainability7:08
Can we really feed 10 billion people by 2050?
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Can we really feed 10 billion people by 2050?Sustainability45:33