Food sustainability at FoodBytes Sydney

 

Firstly, what is FoodBytes? FoodBytes is an important initiative from Rabobank assisting to create a better future in terms of food sustainability.  With an ever increasing global population, sustainable practices and innovation are topics of discussion that are shaping our future.

The FoodBytes events bring together knowledge, entrepreneurs, investors and like-minded individuals with this shared vision for our future.  Selected exhibitors have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to the attendees and judging panel.  The events act as an opportunity for exhibitors to promote their concept, network and turn their concept into a reality.

The Sydney FoodBytes event was the first event held outside of the United States and was held at the iconic Cockatoo Island in Sydney Harbour on November 3rd 2016.  To get to Cockatoo Island, there were scheduled ferry trips in the morning.  The ferry was a fun way to travel to the location, particularly for those that had come from interstate and internationally.

The event itself consisted of mingling interspersed with speaking sessions.  There was a buzz in the air, one of inspiration, sharing of knowledge and togetherness.  With many moments of value and importance, it’s difficult to choose which to share with you.

The below photos only provide a snapshot of the day and I encourage you to read more of the event and attendees.  Most importantly, find out more about sustainability and how you can incorporate a sustainable approach in your personal life and business.

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Cockatoo Island in sunny Sydney Harbour
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George the Farmer teaching children about where their food comes from
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Did you know that 60% of the world’s uncultivated arable land is in Africa?
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Product innovation with sustainability in mind.  Check out Seamore’s products including seaweed pasta and more!
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Yume brings suppliers and buyers together to reduce food waste and promote sustainability