OCTOBER 2-3-4, 2018

Quebec City Convention Centre, Canada

CHIARA CECCHINI

Future Food Institute Director in the United States

“Food Innovation is a Global Mission”
Conclusions of a 2-month mission with companies, research centers, technological clusters and media influencers in 10 major cities

Biography

Chiara is Future Food Institute Director in the United States. Based in California, she is also a Research Scholar at Food Science and Technology at UC Davis; she is a Researcher Barilla Center Food Nutrition Foundation, a Research Affiliate at Institute For The Future and a Global Shaper for the World Economic Forum. She writes for The Spoon, Food Tank and Make:.

ABSTRACT

Food Innovation is a Global Mission

Future Food Institute is a global leading no profit organization for food innovation that realized the biggest world tour around technology within the food chain: 60 days, 16 researchers from 10 different countries and 12 institutional food tech hubs while meeting  hundreds of food heroes.The 2-months trip around Amsterdam and Wageningen, Brussels, Madrid, Valencia, Berlin, Toronto, New York, San Francisco, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Mumbai and Bangkok focused on 4 main topics: sustainability and circular economy, the future of proteins, agricultural innovation in increasingly “smart” rural and urban contexts and the future of food service. Dr. Laricchia will present what they discovered and the results of the mission.

Implementing Partners

BÉNÉFIQ IS …
The international rendezvous on health ingredients that will be held from October 2 to 4, 2018, at the Quebec City Convention Centre in Canada. Anchored in Quebec City’s reputation for excellence in food and health, BENEFIQ is a must-attend event sparking synergy among scientists and industry professionals from this rapidly evolving sector.
An initiative of the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods (INAF)

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