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3rd International Food Innovation Conference, Rüschlikon, Switzerland /// Jun 21, 2023

The 3rd International Food innovation Conference takes place in Rüschlikon, Switzerland, on June 21, 2023.

Food is a predatory market: Which products get the biggest stomach share? Currently, the wrong ones. The result: polluted soils, dying waters, painful livestock farming, food waste, hunger, diabetes, and obesity…

Alternatives exist, from regenerative agriculture and sustainable production methods to alternative proteins and a circular economy to healthier food, yet, consumers do not seem interested, even though animal welfare, environmental protection and climate change are hot topics.

How do we get out of the dilemma between price, health and sustainability? The International Food Innovation Conference, organized by the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute, is dedicated to the question of how the food system can be sustainably reformed along its entire value chain, from production to final consumption. In its third edition, under the title of “The Great Food Gridlock: It’s the Consumer, Stupid!”, the focus is on consumers. Representatives of startups and industry leaders will discuss with scientists and thought leaders questions such as:

  • What does it take for novel food to be accepted?

  • Do consumers need to be seduced and educated?

  • Can suppliers survive with better food at lower prices?

  • Will healthy diets become the luxury of the future?

  • How do we solve the standoff in the game of responsibility between producers, industry, trade, consumers, politics, authorities and regulators?

  • Who will be the game changer, a “Tesla of the food industry”?

For more information about this event, follow this link.


PROVADA is known for the largest real estate fair in the Netherlands. With more than 200 exhibitors from the real estate sector – from project developers, investors, builders, architects to financiers, advisers, brokers and housing associations – and more than 70 municipalities, provinces and the central government, the public sector is well represented at this real estate fair where the public-private connection is central to the programming.

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