Safeguarding food chain authenticity: the consumer co-operative twist – Presented by Silvia Schmidt, Euro Coop

Silvia Schmidt

Safeguarding food chain authenticity: the consumer co-operative twist – Presented by Silvia Schmidt, Euro Coop at the Healthy Nutrition Conference which takes place on June 29, 2017, at Villa Flora, Venlo, The Netherlands.

Consumer co-operatives are retailers owned by consumers. Therefore, coops’ mission is to answer to consumers’ needs and expectations, and coop consumers expect food to be safe, authentic, and locally produced. Therefore, coops are committed to ensuring integrity of the food chain and to prevent fraudulent practices. During this speech we will see how different coops are addressing food chain authenticity and integrity, as well as food fraud. Also, we will delve into the role that innovation can play in demonstrating the authenticity of a food product. Continue reading “Safeguarding food chain authenticity: the consumer co-operative twist – Presented by Silvia Schmidt, Euro Coop”

The Farm – a lab at SPACE10 where we explore sustainable alternatives for producing & distributing food in urban environments – Presented by Stefannia Russo, SPACE10

Stefannia Russo

The Farm – a lab at SPACE10 where we explore sustainable alternatives for producing and distributing food in urban environments. – Presented by Stefannia Russo, SPACE10 at the Healthy Nutrition Conference which takes place on June 29, 2017, at Villa Flora, Venlo, The Netherlands.

We have created a global food supply chain that allows people almost anywhere in the world to access all kinds of imported vegetables, fruits and processed goods. Everyday. It is impressive but it comes with a price. The sophisticated system filled with artificial fertilisers and preservatives is at the expense of nutrition and the environment. Today is estimated that the population might rise to 9.7 billion by 2050 and the UN estimates that we will need to produce 70% more food. Yet we already using 90% of all arable land in the world. We must find smarter ways to produce and distribute food in urban environments. And SPACE10 created The Farm, a lab to help us investigate alternatives for a better future. Continue reading “The Farm – a lab at SPACE10 where we explore sustainable alternatives for producing & distributing food in urban environments – Presented by Stefannia Russo, SPACE10”

Food & Nutrition is Media Partner of Healthy Nutrition Conference

Food & Nutrition

Food & Nutrition is Media Partner of Healthy Nutrition Conference, which takes place on June 29, 2017, at Villa Flora, Venlo, The Netherlands.

About Food & Nutrition
Food & Nutrition is the common multimedia platform for information exchange, knowledge transfer and discussion between entrepreneurs, policy makers and knowledge workers in the agro-food sector.

Food & Nutrition appears quarterly with a circulation of 6,200 copies and is sent to members of Board of Directors and senior management of companies, Governments and research institutions in the sector in the Netherlands. Furthermore, the magazine spread through displays in educational institutions to hook it to improve labour market-business. In the context of positioning of the sector is Food & Nutrition offered to relevant politicians and policy makers at European, national and provincial level. Furthermore, the magazine spread through displays in educational institutions to hook it to improve labour market-business. Continue reading “Food & Nutrition is Media Partner of Healthy Nutrition Conference”

Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo is Content Partner for Healthy Nutrition Conference

Brightlands Campus Greenport

Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo is Content Partner for Healthy Nutrition Conference, which takes place on June 29, 2017, at Villa Flora, Venlo, The Netherlands.

About Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo
There are only a few places in the world that truly focus on achieving big, radical change. And Brightlands is one of them. Brightlands is a place in the heart of Europe, in the top-tech triangle between Eindhoven, Leuven and Aachen.

It’s a place where researchers and entrepreneurs tackle global challenges in the fields of materials, health and nutrition.

At Brightlands, leading international companies and institutes work together on healthy, sustainable solutions that crosses scientific, geographical and organizational boundaries. Continue reading “Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo is Content Partner for Healthy Nutrition Conference”

HortiBiz is Media Partner of Healthy Nutrition Conference

HortiBiz

HortiBiz is Media Partner of Healthy Nutrition Conference which takes place on June 29, 2017, at Villa Flora, Venlo, The Netherlands.

About HortiBiz
HortiBiz was introduced in 2012 and consists of the online news portal HortiBiz.com, a free daily digital newsletter and HortiBiz magazine. HortiBiz focuses on the international horticulture and reports mainly about greenhouse grown vegetables, strawberries, flowers and potted plants. Specific themes such as technique, innovation, cultivation, crop protection, etc. are regularly discussed. Stories and articles are written by Dutch editors and international based writers. HortiBiz magazine can be received in print by subscription, but can also be read for free on computers, tablets and smartphones. Continue reading “HortiBiz is Media Partner of Healthy Nutrition Conference”