Food Forward Takes Manhattan at the Seeds&Chips Arena in the Summer Fancy Food Show

New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world and for decades, the Fancy Food Show has been one of the largest gatherings for food producers, importers, and buyers. This year, after the establishment of a partnership between the Specialty Food Association (SFA) and Seeds&Chips, the show also began exploring the future of food with the Seeds&Chips Arena coming from Milan and …

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Foodforward Makes its debut in Bologna

Almost two months after the official launch at Seeds&Chips, corporate and innovation partners reunited to present the Foodforward accelerator to the startup community in Bologna at an event organized by Amadori, one of the largest food companies in Italy. Held at FICO, the incredible space launched by Eataly in 2017, partners had the opportunity to discuss the objectives and expectations for the Foodforward accelerator both …

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Milan, Vicenza, Saint Vincent and Bologna: the next steps of Foodforward in Italy

The Foodforward team is touring the world to promote the call to the international startup community, and startups from more than 20 different countries have already sent the application. But we certainly do not forget Italian entrepreneurs. Here’s where you can find the Foodforward team in the coming weeks in Italy: Milan, Polihub: on 19/06 at 16.30 we will present Foodfroward as part of Swith2Product, …

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Pitch, Win, Accelerate: join us at The Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City

The Foodforward team is heading to New York City! We will attend The Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City to launch a pitch competition for innovators willing to compete in front of a jury of advisors, angels, venture capitalists, corporate executives and media, all of whom have extensive experience in the foodtech sector. Winners of the contest will move to the final selection …

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Cheers to That! IoT and DIY Solutions at the Smart Kitchen Summit

The international food community is full of passionate and enthusiastic people who love talking about and tasting new foods. However, not all of us are natural born chefs, and even the most experienced among us could always use a helping hand in the kitchen. Luckily, the Smart Kitchen Summit is filled with the latest technology to make better kitchens and better food, and Foodfoward made …

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Exploring Nordic Foodtech Innovation: Setting a Course for Stockholm

After a stop along the Mediterranean in Salerno, a visit to Central Europe for Pioneers Vienna and a quick jaunt to experience the emerging foodtech culture in Paris, the Foodforward roadshow made its way north, to one of the centers of global food innovation. The Swedish startup and innovation ecosystem is one of the world’s most well developed, with a healthy flow of capital and …

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More than just sun and sand: the academic and research ecosystem on the Amalfi Coast

The fifth stop on our roadshow was in a place known around the world for its breathtaking vistas and glamorous guests: the incredible Amalfi coast. More than just sun and sand, there is a thriving global ecosystem developing in the area, centered in the southern city of Salerno. In fact, the Fondazione Emblema gathers the entire Italian academic ecosystem here each year for 2 days …

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The Next Frontier: The Pioneers of Central European Innovation in Vienna

Innovation is all about taking the greatest aspects of our collective legacy and adapting them to a new era with new challenges. Nowhere is that more evident than under the roof of the 500-year old Hofburg Imperial Palace, which hosted Pioneers ‘18, a gathering of the global community of startups, executives and investors that are redefining the boundaries of human and technological interaction. Each year, …

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Tasting the Future of Food at Alimentaria in Barcelona

One of the must-see food related events of the year happened in April in Barcelona and the Foodforward team was there in full force. Alimentaria, one of the largest food and beverage fairs in the world, held its 22nd edition and included a wide range of startups, chefs, accelerators, and investors in over 100,000 square meters full of the best food innovation that Spain has …

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The startup ecosystem in Paris

Since its inauguration in May at the Seeds&Chips Summit, FoodForward has hit the ground running, embarking on an international tour to scout out the best minds in food innovation. As an emerging hub for startups in Europe, Paris was one of the first stops on the tour to meet and engage with innovators and entrepreneurs. The development of creative spaces around the city, along with …

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