Today’s Solutions: February 29, 2024

Future of Food

Week of October 20-26, 2019

Pizza Hut is reshaping packagi

Pizza Hut is reshaping packaging with its round, compostable pizza box

Not only will the food we eat be different in the future, but also the packaging. Today’s glimpse into the world of alternative food packaging comes from a surprising suspect: Pizza Hut. The pizza chain is trying to reshape (literally) everything we know about how to transport a pizza, through Read More...

Here’s what we might be eati

Here’s what we might be eating in 2028

Although scientists have dissected almost every element of our diet, many of us still feel at sea when it comes to diet. Even when sticking to official advice, healthy foods that seem to energize one person can cause another to feel fatigued and bloated. In ten years' time, the food you eat may not Read More...

Dairy giant Danone teams up wi

Dairy giant Danone teams up with the UN to foster sustainable diets and food systems

The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 2 - Zero Hunger - aims to eradicate hunger, achieve global food security, and promote worldwide sustainable farming practices by 2030. In an effort to bring that goal closer to fruition, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has recently Read More...

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This is what the future of snacking looks like, according to food experts

More than ever, Americans are snacking. In fact, nearly 386 billion snacks were consumed by Americans last year. At the same time, people are becoming more conscious of the food they eat and the ingredients within them, which coincides with another trend: people becoming busier in their work and Read More...

Technology is paving the way f

Technology is paving the way for a regenerative agriculture revolution

Large scale agriculture conjures up images of vast fields of the same crop. But this single crop mentality is part of the reason commercial agriculture is struggling. Implementing regenerative agriculture practices, such as crop diversification, crop cover, livestock rotation, and composting, can Read More...

Grow fruits and veggies year r

Grow fruits and veggies year round with this indoor Ferris wheel garden

We’re moving beyond the days where the only crops you can grow inside your home are various herbs and spices. In February, a new prototype of a rotating garden appeared on Kickstarter that allows you to grow fruits and vegetables all year round. It’s an idea that seems to appeal to a lot of Read More...

How cultured meat can change o

How cultured meat can change our meat culture

Yesterday we shared a blog detailing a couple of the technologies on the cutting edge of our food system revolution. Today we follow up with another food innovation: cultured meat. Some might turn their noses up at lab-grown meat, but looking closer, lab-grown meat can produce a cow’s worth of Read More...

State programs propagate susta

State programs propagate sustainable farming practices from the ground up

Systematic change often propagates from the state level upward, and when it comes to innovative farming techniques, this means state-sponsored sustainability initiatives. In agricultural states, such as Minnesota, governments have been issuing loans to sponsor sustainable projects like buffer Read More...

The future of food is vertical

The future of food is vertical, and maybe even printed

3D printing food and growing vegetables vertically may sound like something out of a sci-fi novel, but these are technologies we have at our fingertips right now, and they are the future of our food systems. This week, we share a two-part blog about the innovative future of food and how technology Read More...

How “agritech” is helping

How “agritech” is helping Indian farmers

With a population of 1.3 billion and growing, India is home to hundreds of thousands of citizens dependent on farming for income and ever-increasing food demands. However, Indian farmers often struggle with losing crops to disease or achieving fair prices at the market. Companies are hoping to Read More...