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Food Matters Live 2018

The University of Reading stand at Food Matters Live 2018 at the ExCeL Centre in London highlighted our strong research connections between food, farming, environment and health and how these are making a difference to food consumers and businesses.

The IFNH staff team supported this event, speaking to many companies and members of the public and media. Professor Ian Givens, Director of the Institute added his expertise to the event’s series of talks about the future of food.

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Dr Andy Zynga new CEO of EIT Food

EIT Food recently announced that Dr Andy Zynga had been appointed in the role of CEO as of the 19th November 2018. Mr Filip Fontaine would be completing his role as interim CEO of EIT Food and will be taking up a role as advisor to the Supervisory Board until January 31 of next year to ensure a smooth handover process.

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Food Ambassadors – Food and Health Forum Event

An EIT Food event in London examined ‘food systems of the future’, which was attended by key ‘food and health influencers’. Some of the questions the participants at the forum considered included the following – what are the major challenges in the food system, how can we address them and what gaps exist between issues such as personalised nutrition, food innovation and sustainability and potential solutions?

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