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Woolworths presents Food for Thought, with your host, Redi Tlhabi. Discover the big, small and unexpected stories that are gripping the global food community.
 
We set out to evoke curiosity about the food landscape, as well as to help South Africans understand what they are consuming and why it’s important; by discussing, debating, demystifying and debunking food and its culture.

Food for Thought Woolworths

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Woolworths presents Food for Thought, with your host, Redi Tlhabi. Discover the big, small and unexpected stories that are gripping the global food community.
 
We set out to evoke curiosity about the food landscape, as well as to help South Africans understand what they are consuming and why it’s important; by discussing, debating, demystifying and debunking food and its culture.

    Ep. 2: What will we eat in 50 years?

    Ep. 2: What will we eat in 50 years?

    Have you ever wondered what we’ll be eating in 50 years? Will there be any fish left in the ocean? Will we be vegan or survive on hi-tech supplements or on bugs and cacti? Will it be possible to feed our planet’s growing population with our resources under threat as they are?

    In episode 2 of “Food For Thought”, host Redi Tlhabi takes us on another exciting food journey to explore these big questions. Featuring some of the leading voices in food and innovation right now, we hear from trends forecaster, Hannerie Visser and head chef and owner of Emazulwini restaurant, Mmabatho Molefe, amongst others. Everything from 3D printed food to sonic dining and the return to Africa’s roots of nose-to-tail dining.

    Join Redi as she discovers some enlightening information that will reveal what you can do today to positively affect the food landscape, both today and in the future. Make sure to subscribe so that you never miss an episode!

    Links you should know about:
    Woolworths:
    https://www.woolworths.co.za/

    Woolworths Good Business Journey: https://www.woolworthsholdings.co.za/sustainability/our-good-business-journey/

    The Morningside Shopping Centre Neighbour Roots Urban farm: https://www.morningsideshops.co.za/neighbour-roots/

    Mmabatho Molefe’s braai pap with lamb kidney: https://taste.co.za/author/mmabatho-molefe/

    All music and SFX licensed with permission from
    https://audiio.com/

    • 32 min
    Ep. 1: Why does all my food come in plastic?

    Ep. 1: Why does all my food come in plastic?

    Have you every wondered why so much packaging is used in grocery stores? Why is more not being done to eliminate the waste we produce as a society? What are supermarkets doing – if anything – to reduce the plastic that ends up in landfills?

    In the pilot episode of “Food for Thought”, Redi Tlhabi goes on an investigative journey to to discover the big, small and unexpected stories that are gripping the global food landscape.

    Redi’s journey of discovery is one every South African needs to take in the face of the recycling debate and on the way to creating a circular economy. Instead of feeling overwhelmed and helpless when it comes to recycling effectively, this episode will leave you empowered, and provide ways to become an active participant in shaping the future around you - and you’ll also find out why those pesky flies aren’t always a bad thing.

    Links you should know about:

    Woolworths: www.woolworths.co.za

    Woolworths Good Business Journey: https://www.woolworthsholdings.co.za/sustainability/our-good-business-journey/

    WWF Food Waste Report ZA 2017: http://awsassets.wwf.org.za/downloads/WWF_Food_Loss_and_Waste_WEB.pdf

    South African Plastics Pact: https://www.saplasticspact.org.za/

    Clips used in this episode:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_r_VH8OSH8

    • 35 min

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