Changing consumer attitudes towards diet combined with greater awareness of the sustainability agenda has unveiled a series of food tech entrepreneurs seeking to change not just what we eat but how eat too.   From meat free beef and chicken, algae snacks to edible coatings that can extend the life of fruits and vegetables, food tech is disrupting the food and drink industry globally in ways never seen to date.

What lies ahead for these disruptive and bold food tech entrepreneurs and will consumer acceptance drive food tech to the mainstream?

Host: Timandra Harkness, Presenter, BBC Radio 4 Future Proofing series


14.30 - 15.15

Thimo V. Schmitt-Lord MBE, Impact investor, innovation enthusiast and CEO, Bayer Foundations

Marc Buckley, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, ANJA GmbH, Open Innovation and Food Expert

Milena Lazarevska, Head of Origination, Future Brands, Sainsbury’s


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