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Future Food

Louisa Burwood-Taylor

What will you be eating in 2050? How will it get to your table? How we grow, purchase, and eat our food is changing. New technologies and food products are playing a key role in shaping that change. In this podcast, we speak to the people driving tha...Show More

28:56 | Jul 29th

Did you know one of our most common drugs was derived from plants, and that just 15 of the 50,000 edible plants on the earth provide 90% of our calories?! In this episode, I speak to Sofia Elizondo, cofounder of Brightseed, a Silicon Valley startu...Show More

43:13 | Jul 4th

In this episode of Future Food, I speak to Jennifer Betka, the chief marketing officer of Indigo Agriculture. Jennifer is an expert marketer with a career spanning many different industries, most recently at StubHub, so it's really interesting to ...Show More
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29:32 | May 14th

The UK is the most active ecosystem for foodtech and agtech startups in Europe and Nadia El Hadery has played a role in it from London since 2015. Nadia is founder and CEO of YFood, an event and media company focused on the industry. London FoodTech ...Show More

47:13 | May 1st

Hear former co-CEO of Whole Foods Walter Robb, a proponent of whole and natural foods, talk about the advent of new technologies from robotic retail to his contrarian views of plant-based meat. He also talks about how Amazon came to acquire Whole Foo...Show More

56:57 | Feb 28th

For entrepreneurs and investors in the agtech startup space, David Friedberg is a major celebrity. When he sold his startup The Climate Corporation for $1 billion in 2013 - achieving that elusive "unicorn" status - he put the category on the map. Dav...Show More

34:46 | Aug 6th, 2018

In this podcast, Louisa talks to Nick Fereday, a consumer foods analyst at Rabobank, about how the large food and agriculture companies are reacting to new innovation and working with startups. They also talk about the acquisition of Whole Foods by A...Show More

40:17 | Jul 30th, 2018

Women still make the majority of food decisions in the home -- around 65% according to some estimates but are underrepresented in leading roles at food companies globally. In this week’s podcast, Louisa discusses the impact of this and how tech innov...Show More

35:15 | Jul 16th, 2018

Blue River Technology is a Silicon Valley startup bringing robotics to the farm. In August 2017, Blue River was acquired by John Deere, the world’s largest tractor company, for $305 million. This was extremely exciting news for the agtech industry as...Show More

35:25 | Jul 2nd, 2018

In this episode, Louisa speaks to Sam Kass, former chef and nutritional policy advisor for the Obamas, about food tech innovation. Kass is now venture partner at Acre Venture Partners, the agrifood tech venture capital firm. He launched the Let's Mov...Show More

26:32 | Jun 18th, 2018

After a few years in stealth mode, vertical farming group Plenty hit the public domain with a bang, raising a record-breaking $200m from Japanese banking group SoftBank over the summer. Louisa talks to CEO Matt Barnard to hear more about the company'...Show More