Program

The North American edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit will take place in San Francisco on 22-23rd January 2025. Please contact us to get the detailed summit agenda.

The previous summit comprised four distinct sessions…

Session One: Moving to Circularity

The opening session discussed approaches to circularity in the food industry.

> Opening Keynote: Building a Green Enterprise

> Redesigning The Food Industry

> Regenerative Agriculture Standards Update

> Panel: Scaling Regenerative Agriculture

> Food Waste: Impacts and Reduction Approaches

> Upcycled Food Market Update & Outlook

> Agricultural Fibres for Paper and Packaging

> Novel Packaging Materials

> Panel Discussion: Packaging Innovations for Circularity

Session Three: Biodiversity Impacts

This session covered biodiversity-friendly and nature-positive production methods.

> Keynote: Sustainable Foods for Biodiversity

> Nature-Positive Farming Success Stories

> Regenerative Agriculture & Nature-Positive Production

Panel: Encouraging Nature-Positive Techniques

> Setting Up Deforestation-Free Supply Chains

> Biodiversity of Organic Ingredients

> Consumer Insights on Biodiversity

> Panel Discussion: Future of Sustainable Sourcing

Session Two: Sustainable Ingredients

This session discussed new and emerging sustainable ingredients for food and beverages.

> Regenerative Agriculture: The Farmers Perspective

> Sustainable Proteins from Regenerative Agriculture

> Innovations in Upcycled Ingredients

> New Fermentation Techniques

> Panel: Sustainability Implications of Precision Fermentation

> Sustainable Sourcing From the Forest

> Novel Functional Ingredients

> Reviving Forgotten Ingredients

> Panel Discussion: Selecting Ingredients for Sustainability

Session Four: Marketing & Customer Insights

This session covered marketing issues.

> Developing New Sustainable Foods

> Marketing Climate-Neutral Products

> The Potential of the CFS Sector

> Panel: Building Distribution

> Sustainable Food Retailing Trends

> Marketing to Gen Z and Millennials

> Encouraging Sustainable Consumption

> Panel Discussion: Levers to Change Consumer Behaviour