On a global basis the amount of fraud occurring in the organic supply system is growing rapidly and issues are appearing on a weekly basis. The potential to totally undermine citizen trust in organic food is a real and present danger. We have an enormous opportunity through EIT food to implement a number of cutting edge technologies that will make the organic food system much more resilient to fraud, much more transparent and drive the safety and micronutritional aspects of the system.
The development of organic supply chains that drive fair, transparent and healthy options for the consumer
The organic food supply system in Europe must rank among one of the most important in terms of trust. Our citizens make purchasing choices around organic food based on a wide range of issues which include sustainability, ethics, food safety and nutrition.
Impact on sustainability, shelf life and nutritional value by vertically farmed leafy greens via a new local supply chain
Access to fresh produce is and will continue to be an issue in the densely populated European cities. Due to the long and complex supply chain up to 40% of the products ends as waste and the nutrient value of the remaining ones is often degenerated at time of consumption.
Enhancing vegetable crop yields for sustainable food production
REIMS-based analysis platform for improved traceability and consumer purchase intention of high-end food products
Improving traceability of fish and olive oil
Feltwood closes €1.2 million funding round to scale production of industrial materials made from vegetal waste
Spanish-based startup Feltwood has closed its seed funding round with EIT Food as a major investor.
A report by EIT Food provides key insights, needs, and recommendations from consumers about building trust in the food chain.