Summit Highlights

1,600 senior food-tech leaders from 42 countries joined us for two days of live interactive sessions, small-group discussions and 1-1 business meetings to connect all players within the food-tech innovation community. 

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Save the date to join us in San Francisco next year on March 16-17, 2023!

Relive the Action

Video Interviews


Josh Tetrick, Co-Founder and CEO, EAT JUST


Magi Richani, Founder, NOBELL FOODS


Rachel Kropa, Managing Director, FOOTPRINT COALITION


Ranjan Patnaik, CTO, THE EVERY COMPANY

Opening Panel

Better for People, Planet and Business: Achieving Sustainable Food System Transformation

The summit kicked off with a scene-setting plenary discussion of the actions taken by the food industry, especially after the pandemic, to contribute to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and reach target net-zero.

Megan Poinski, Senior Reporter, FOOD DIVE was joined by prominent food-tech leaders:
Alison Taylor, Chief Sustainability Officer, ADM
Andrea Luigi Budelli, 
Global Chief ESG, Nutrition & Technology Officer, THE KRAFT HEINZ COMPANY
Amy Chen, COO, UPSIDE FOODS
Patrick Boyle, Head of Technology and Codebase, GINKGO BIOWORKS

“The pandemic taught us that broad transformation is possible overnight, but consumers will still not compromise on what matters most to them… taste!” Amy Chen, COO, UPSIDE FOODS

Innovation Challenges

The Danone North America Challenge: Technologies to Improve the Texture and Melting Properties of Plant-Based Cheese

Winner:
Ronny Reinberg, CEO and Co-Founder, ALFRED’S FOOD TECH

Finalists:
Kobi Regev, CEO and Co-Founder, PLEESE FOODS
Tomas Turner, CEO and Co-Founder, CULTIVATED BIOSCIENCES

Judge:
Jonathan GrayVP Research & Innovation, DANONE NORTH AMERICA

The Givaudan Challenge: Ingredients that Support Immunity, Energy and Sleep

Winner:
Loula Merkel, CBO, COMET BIO

Finalists:
Andrew Tait, Founder and CEO, TAIT LABS
Matthew Godfrey, CEO, NUTRITION INNOVATION

Judges:
Emilie Fromentin, Head of Explore Health & Nutrition – Taste & Wellbeing, GIVAUDAN
Alexandre Bastos,
 Head of Front-End Innovation – Taste & Wellbeing, GIVAUDAN

Gone in 60 Seconds

Six start-ups had one minute to pitch their solutions. The audience then voted for three start-ups to go through to the final, with the winner announced.

Winner:
Lars Langhout, CEO and Co-Founder, NOPALM INGREDIENTS

Start-Ups:
Alan Ramos, 
CEO and Founder, LIBRE FOODS
Fei Luo, CEO, LIVEN PROTEINS
Javier Olave, 
CMO and Co-Founder, DONE PROPERLY
Murat Badur,
 Founder and CEO,  MAYA MILK
Christophe Chantre, 
CEO and Co-Founder, TENDER FOOD

Who Joined Us?

Here are just some of the global players and industry leaders who joined us at the Future Food-Tech summit on March 24-25, 2022:

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