Japan Plant Connect #3
Oct 28 2021
This session will focus on the food service sector – discussing plant-based menu items, consumer perception, challenges and opportunities. We will be presenting data and insights from our PB consumer survey, facilitating discussions and welcoming a special guest speaker.
Visions in Food Innovation vol.8
Reclaiming Food Sovereignty through the Commons
Nov 2 2021
This online event organised by WIRED.jp and Sigmaxyz will explore how we can strategically reverse climate change through regenerative food systems and reclaim food sovereignty.
World Food Forum: Indigenous & Traditional Practices from Japan
Oct 5 2021
This online event will focus on the food-related history & practices of the Ainu and Ryuku communities, and connect traditional food cultures to our modern food systems and communities.
World Food Forum: Next Generation Agriculture
Food Tech Venture Day
A special Masterclass event leading up to World Food Forum, featuring some of Japan’s top Food System Transformers.
JAPAN PLANT CONNECT
JPC is a meetup for plant-based food players to connect and co-create the sustainable future food scene in Japan. For #2 we will be exploring plant-based market trends in North America, featuring a special guest speaker from the The Good Food Institute.
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In this event, we are thrilled to host renowned nature photographer 高砂淳二 Junji Takasago & environmental activist Masahiro Takemoto at City Lab Tokyo to discuss the beauty and wonders of the ocean and guide us in taking steps to protect it from pollution and further degradation. The conversation will be lead by journalist, Haruka Komatsu from Sustainable Brands Japan （サステナブル・ブランド ジャパン）
FUTURE FOOD CIRCLE VOL.9
For vol.9 of Future Food Circle, we are thrilled to welcome Ruel Amparo, founder of Cropital, an agri-tech startup that supports small scale Philippine farmers to elevate their income and resilience through crowdfunding and community building.
FUTURE FOOD CIRCLE VOL.8
For this session, we will hear from Mr. Paul Levins. We will dive into a variety of topics related to agritech, food systems and food waste, some best practices from Australia and how innovation is driving a number of sustainable solutions across the sector. .
FUTURE FOOD CIRCLE VOL.6
We’re delighted to welcome Dr. Akkharawit Kanjana-Opas – CEO of FoodInnopolis, headquartered in Bangkok. Dr. Kanjana-Opas will touch on trends in the food & agricultural sectors in Thailand and share more about the development of FoodInnopolis in becoming one of ASEAN’s most comprehensive food innovation platforms.
FUTURE FOOD CIRCLE VOL. 5
For our fifth volume in this series, We are pleased to welcome Matilda Ho, founder and managing director of Bits X Bites – an agrifood tech venture capital fund focusing on the Chinese market. Bits x Bites invests across the food supply chain, from precision agriculture, crop and animal health to protein alternatives and nutrition.
Food & Climate Shaper Digital Bootcamp
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations [FAO] and the Future Food Institute [FFI] are developing joint advanced learning programs, including a digital boot camp and hands-on experience supported by a series of masterclasses, open conversations, hackathons and FAO e-learning courses, multilingual and accessible to all, anytime, anywhere, made to transfer knowledge, skills, and competencies and to empower youth, change-makers and food industry leaders.
FUTURE FOOD CIRCLE
Future Food Circle is a community event launched by Future Food Institue – a global ecosystem focused on sustainable food innovation and SIGMAXYZ -founder of Smart Kitchen Summit Japan to share knowledge and visions with food innovators from around the world and to take action together.
This event is brought to you by Future Food Institute in collaboration with Hakko Farm, Sake Lovers Inc, Japan Travel and Elephant Kitchen. This will be a time to connect, eat, drink and discover a number of unique & delicious fermented specialities delivered by a team of passionate fermenters and foodies.
UN WORLD FOOD DAY
Japan session for the “Voices of Food Systems” live global marathon in collaboration with the UN Food Systems Summit.
FUTURE FOOD CAMP #3
In collaboration with Venture Cafe Tokyo, Future Food Camp is a series of programs focusing on the future of food. For this edition, we will dive into the concept of appreciating and re-presenting traditional Japanese ingredients and food customs in unique ways to align with the demands of the modern eater/consumer.
FUTURE FOOD CIRCLE VOL. 3
Future Food Circle is a community event launched by Future Food Institute – a global ecosystem focused on sustainable food innovation and SIGMAXYZ -founder of Smart Kitchen Summit Japan to share knowledge and visions with food innovators from around the world and to take action together.
FUTURE FOOD CIRCLE VOL. 2
We’ll have 2 very special guests presenting from India: Anusha Murthy & Elizabeth Yorke, Co-Founders Of Edible Issues – a food systems collective fostering thought and action on the Indian food system.We will discuss the current situation of Indian & Asian food systems, innovation, food tech, sustainability and impacts & implications of the pandemic.
FOOD IS A CONVERSATION
SUSTAINABLE GASTRONOMY DAY
Join us for a conversation with Mr. Taichi Isaku – co-founder and CPO of CoCooking, the startup working to build a sustainable food system through its food-rescue app TABETE. Taichi San is also a board member of Slow Food Nippon.
FOOD IS A CONVERSATION – WORLD OCEANS DAY
This is the starting point of a new series of Food is a Conversation events that Future Food Institute will launch on June 8 to celebrate the World Oceans Day, focused this year on the topic of biodiversity and on its preservation to enhance human and Planet’s health in a systemic and multilayered approach.
FOOD IS A CONVERSATION – FOOD SAFETY
New series of Food is a Conversation events that Future Food Institute will launch on June 7 to celebrate the World Food Safety Day, promoted every year by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO) to inspire concrete and tangible actions to help prevent, detect and manage food-borne risks.
FOOD IS A CONVERSATION – WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY
A new series of Food is a Conversation events that Future Food Institute will launch from Japan, Italy and USA on June 5 to celebrate the World Environment Day, focused this year on the topic of biodiversity and on its preservation to enhance human and Planet’s health in a systemic and multilayered approach.
FUTURE FOOD CIRCLE VOL. 1
First edition of Future Food Circle is a community event launched by Future Food Institute – a global ecosystem focused on sustainable food innovation and SIGMAXYZ -founder of Smart Kitchen Summit Japan to share knowledge and visions with food innovators from around the world and to take action.
FOOD IS A CONVERSATION – INTERNATIONAL BIODIVERSITY DAY
The protection of biodiversity, of which the international day is celebrated on May 22, can act as a real key catalyst to transform agricultural and food systems and improve human health and the environment in which we live. These are the starting points of our Food is a Conversation: International Biodiversity Day – Japan
FOOD FOR EARTH DAY
Future Food Institute and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) e-learning Academy organize this huge global event that regardless of boundaries, time zones and geographical areas is aimed to rethink the business as usual and to regenerate food systems.