Food of the future

How will we feed ourselves in a few years, when we are 10 billion inhabitants? Will we witness in human food a change as radical as those who have experienced health, communications, the way of working or relating?

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Food system

Food system

Construction of a system capable of feeding humanity safely and healthily

Foodtech

Foodtech

Technological evolution in the food world.

Future of Food

Future of Food

Recommendations of the Future Trends Forum for the food of the future

What the food system of the future will look like

Food system

The challenge is to sustainably ensure healthy nutrition for a growing population that will reach 10 billion people by 2050.

The most important challenges and opportunities affecting our food system have to do with:

  • Food safety
  • Health and nutrition
  • Resilience and sustainability
  • Food technologies
  • Leadership

The food system of the future must be safe, sustainable and accessible to all.

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Nutrition and genetics

Nutrition and genetics

Nutrition is a fundamental pillar for health, especially for the most common diseases in industrialized countries.

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Consumers will shape the trends of the future

Consumers will shape the trends of the future

Food consumption has changed in the last decade, now the consumer is more aware, informed and interested in sustainabili[…]

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Sustainable food

Sustainable food

A sustainable food system must combine healthy food, sustainable agriculture and accessible food security for all.

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Technological development for the future of food

Foodtech

The term Foodtech encompasses new technologies and innovative solutions that are radically changing the food, agriculture and livestock industries around the world. It includes applying the Industry 4.0 to this particular sector, and the specific technologies and solutions that enable creating new food from new nutrients or combinations of existing nutrients.

In sum, Foodtech encompasses the ecosystem of innovative entrepreneurs and start-ups that are applying the latest technology to improve all the links in the food chain, from the production to the distribution, and ultimately, the consumption. Ultimately, this industry seeks to tackle the upcoming global challenges, such as climate change and the increasing population, and guide the agri-food industry towards a more sustainable and efficient future.

Technology has the capacity to revolutionize the entire food system.

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Gene editing overtakes nature: it’s time to create better crops

Gene editing overtakes nature: it’s time to create better crops

Can new agricultural gene-editing techniques provide solutions to the climate crisis and feed humanity?

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Foodtech Revolution

Foodtech Revolution

The term Foodtech encompasses new technologies and innovative solutions that are radically changing the food, agricultur[…]

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What is cell-based agriculture?

What is cell-based agriculture?

Cell-based agriculture is the generation of animal tissue by cultivating and developing cells intended for human consump[…]

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Challenges and opportunities of the food of the future

Future of Food

Science, technology and innovation are already cooking the menu of the future for our planet: hamburgers and laboratory seafood, proteins to bases of insects or algae, vertical orchards in your own kitchen, 3D printers to reuse the “loose ends” of your fridge, an app that will validate, with just a photo of your plate, if your food meets with the requirements of personalized nutrition for feed your genes correctly and fight or prevent diseases.
The experts of the Future Trends Forum have developed a roadmap with the challenges and opportunities of building the future of food.

Science, technology and innovation are cooking the food of the future.

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Changes in the food system

Changes in the food system

The experts of the Future Trends Forum of the Bankinter Innovation Foundation detect the main changes that will occur in[…]

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Recommendations for the future of food

Recommendations for the future of food

Recommendations from the experts of the Future Trends Forum for the future of food and the food system.

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Roadmap towards a Sustainable Food System

Roadmap towards a Sustainable Food System

The experts of the Future Trends Forum identify the main challenges facing the sustainable development of the future of […]

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