Future Food-Tech is a key discovery platform to meet exciting early-stage food-tech companies seeking new connections, investment and collaborations among the investment and global food-tech community.

Start-Up Arena

NEW FOR 2023! Start-ups are given pride of place with a whole dedicated floor and side program of pitching, investor match-making and mentoring sessions taking place in the Start-Up Arena.


Start-Up Exhibition

The Start-up TechHub Exhibition gives innovators the opportunity to have a dedicated, branded presence in the networking area for the duration of the event, highly visible and ideal for meetings. Founders generate new connections among the investment and global food-tech community, and are positioned as key innovators in the food-tech sector.

Start-Up Showcase

Early to mid-stage agtech companies pitch on the main auditorium in front of our influential audience. They each have 5 minutes to present their solution, highlighting the key innovative aspects of their technology and their go-to-market strategy, before they take questions from investors and accelerators.


Innovation Partner Cohorts:

Fresh Start

Fresh Start is a foodtech incubator investing in early-stage Israeli foodtech companies, under the Israel
Innovation Authority incubator program umbrella and led by CEO Noga Sela Shalev and CTO Dr. Tammy Meiron.
In the last three years, Fresh Start has established its position as a significant player in the local and global food
tech industry and has invested in ten ventures in various fields and technologies, many of which are based on
collaborations with the leading academic institutions in Israel. The incubator is also a leader in the emerging agri-food
cluster in Northern Israel, including research centers, other investors, local municipalities and great entrepreneurs.

Natural Products Canada

Natural Products Canada (NPC) is a key connection to Canada’s extensive agri-food and bio-based innovation ecosystem. Delivering a high-impact suite of advice, programs, and network of experts, NPC helps Canadian early-stage companies and researchers bring their sustainable solutions to life. And through events like Future Food Tech, NPC introduces international investors and corporations to its Canadian clients. Visit us at our booth in Start-Up Alley to learn more, and meet six of our promising companies: Cell Ag Tech; Crush Dynamics; Genuine Taste; Konscious Foods; Opalia; and Smallfood.

Proveg Incubator

ProVeg Incubator is the world’s leading Incubator of plant-based and cultured food startups. We are shaping the future of food by supporting pioneering companies that are developing disruptive alternatives to animal-based products, ingredients, and services. Startups that join and complete the programme can now benefit from up to EUR 300k investment. As part of the food awareness organisation, ProVeg International, ProVeg Incubator is the only accelerator programme with a mission to take animals out of the value chain, with all potential gains reinvested in charitable work.

Kraft Heinz Innovation Challenge Finalists

The Kraft Heinz Company joined forces with Future Food-Tech San Francisco to search for innovative solutions from start-ups to unleash the power of tomatoes, delivering on taste, sustainability, nutrition, convenience and/or affordability.

The finalists will pitch live on stage to the global summit audience of food brands, corporates and investors, before the winner is revealed.

For full details of the challenge, visit: www.futurefoodtechsf.com/innovation-challenge/

Start-Up Alumni

Join our growing community of food-tech start-ups:

Hear from our Start-Ups

“Future Food Tech is the number one event in the sector as far as I am concerned. It is my personal favorite not only because it provides the best possible exposure to professionals, investors and partners but also because they have the best team that puts in real effort to make the event impactful for you and your start-up.” Co-Founder and CEO, YO EGG

“The team from Future Food-Tech were professional and fun to work with! They gave an international platform to a young start-up from South Africa that resulted in good leads and great coverage. To date it was one of the better conferences attended and the pitch platform was awesome. I am looking forward to being at the next – hopefully in person!” CEO, MZANSI MEAT CO

“Speaking at the Future Food Tech Summit allowed Aqua Cultured Foods to showcase our fermentation based alternative seafood and increased our visibility exponentially. We have had many conversations with potential partners that I can directly tie to the opportunity that I received by participating in the summit.” Co-Founder and CEO, AQUA CULTURED FOODS

“Thank you Future Food-Tech for the exposure and recognition we received following the participation in your virtual summit. We acknowledge your contribution to the food tech community, may we all stride forward together.” CEO and Co-Founder, SAVOREAT

“Future Food-Tech’s virtual conference allowed us to present MeliBio’s technology for producing real honey without bees. The organizers did an amazing job connecting start-ups with potential partners, clients and investors. We are looking forward to any future opportunities close to our community gathered by the Future Food-Tech team.” CEO and Co-Founder, MELIBIO

“The conference was extremely helpful for our start-up to get exposure to the top corporates and investors looking for the latest innovation in the food space. We also had the opportunity to connect with industry experts that provided us great insights.

If you are a food-tech start-up, Future Food-Tech is the event you need to attend.” CEO, MICHROMA

“During the virtual summit I was able to meet the most relevant R&D and Innovation Directors from global companies over video, which was a great opportunity in such challenging times.” CEO, INNOVOPRO

“The virtual Future Food-Tech Summit in September was a great opportunity to connect with health and food enthusiasts. Great conversations and valuable connections!” Founder & CEO, LOEWI