22 episodes

Ensuring we have access to healthy and tasty food for the future means lots of people are working hard across food industry supply chains on a global scale. Agtech, food origins, alternative proteins, native foods, food waste, personal food choices, and more are up for discussion. Prof Andy Lowe examines the solutions being put in place today to put tomorrow's meal on your table.

Produced in partnership with the University of Adelaide, Ramona Dalton Communications and Basement Enterprises.

Food Futurist‪s‬ Prof Andy Lowe

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Ensuring we have access to healthy and tasty food for the future means lots of people are working hard across food industry supply chains on a global scale. Agtech, food origins, alternative proteins, native foods, food waste, personal food choices, and more are up for discussion. Prof Andy Lowe examines the solutions being put in place today to put tomorrow's meal on your table.

Produced in partnership with the University of Adelaide, Ramona Dalton Communications and Basement Enterprises.

    Season 2 highlights - A taste across the agrifood tech space

    Season 2 highlights - A taste across the agrifood tech space

    Host Prof Andy Lowe speaks with Food Futurists producer Ramona Dalton picking out some of the bits that make season 2 interviews so fascinating and promising for the entire food industry supply chain and consumers globally.

    Highlights include season 2 interviews with the likes of film maker Damon Gameau, Hungry Jack's CEO Jack Cowin, and Microsoft Azure Chief Scientist Ranveer Chandra.

    This Season 2 interview was recorded at evokeAG 2020, the Asia Pacific region's largest Agrifood tech event, brought to you by AgriFutures Australia. This podcast is produced in partnership with the University of Adelaide, Ramona Dalton Communications and Basem3nt Enterprises.

    • 36 min
    Why telling the story of a better tomorrow makes sense

    Why telling the story of a better tomorrow makes sense

    It's easy to get bogged down by what's not working in the world's approach to environmental sustainability, agriculture and food production. Film maker Damon Gameau (2040) chooses to look at the solutions and people making waves in today's industries that promise to radically change the world as we know it, making life better for people and planet.

    This Season 2 interview was recorded at evokeAG 2020, the Asia Pacific region's largest Agrifood tech event, brought to you by AgriFutures Australia. This podcast is produced in partnership with the University of Adelaide, Ramona Dalton Communications and Basem3nt Enterprises.

    • 18 min
    What’s really driving change in the food industry?

    What’s really driving change in the food industry?

    Tony Hunter is an expert forecaster of possible long-term futures of the food industry. Personlised wellness, eating for medicine, feeding the planet - it’s all up for discussion.


    This Season 2 interview was recorded at evokeAG 2020, the Asia Pacific region's largest Agrifood tech event, brought to you by AgriFutures Australia.  This podcast is produced in partnership with the University of Adelaide, Ramona Dalton Communications and Basem3nt Enterprises.

    • 19 min
    Bringing AI to agriculture for world's poorest farmers: replacing guesswork with data and data driven insights

    Bringing AI to agriculture for world's poorest farmers: replacing guesswork with data and data driven insights

    Ranveer Chandra Chief Scientist Microsoft Azure and FarmBeats researcher is looking towards a not-too-distant future where some of the world's poorest farmers can access low cost data-capture technology using something as ubiquitous as a mobile phone. And how about those old TV aerials? Turns out they're really handy too. 

    This Season 2 interview was recorded at evokeAG 2020, the Asia Pacific region's largest Agrifood tech event, brought to you by AgriFutures Australia.  This podcast is produced in partnership with the University of Adelaide, Ramona Dalton Communications and Basem3nt Enterprises.

    • 23 min
    Bananas for change

    Bananas for change

    With 40% of what growers produce not making it to the shops, Krista Watkins Managing Director of Natural Evolution has dedicated herself to finding new uses for unsaleable produce.  Our farmers are growing 100%, let’s use 100%!  Krista knows how.

    This Season 2 interview was recorded at evokeAG 2020, the Asia Pacific region's largest Agrifood tech event, brought to you by AgriFutures Australia.  This podcast is produced in partnership with the University of Adelaide, Ramona Dalton Communications and Basem3nt Enterprises.

    • 19 min
    Is carbon neutral meat the holy grail of the livestock industry?

    Is carbon neutral meat the holy grail of the livestock industry?

    "It’s not just meat=bad and plants=good".  Meat producers have a massive potential of being part of the environmental solution.  Andy speaks with James Madden MD of family business Flinders +Co, the first meat company in the world to fully off-set all carbon emissions from their business and every kilogram of meat they sell.  

    This Season 2 interview was recorded at evokeAG 2020, the Asia Pacific region's largest Agrifood tech event, brought to you by AgriFutures Australia.  This podcast is produced in partnership with the University of Adelaide, Ramona Dalton Communications and Basem3nt Enterprises.

    • 18 min

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