This activity has received funding from EIT Food, the Innovation community on Food of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the EU, under the horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation
Alternative Proteins: What Are We Ready For?
Given the enormous challenge of feeding a growing world population in the coming decades, alternative sources of protein will be gaining ground in the coming years. But do we know what they are? And are we willing to include them in our diet?
Dysphagia: 3D Printing Easy-to-Swallow Food
People with dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) often need their food blended before they can eat it - but this makes many of their meals boring. But 3D printing allows us to make visually appealing and tasty meals that are still easy to swallow, making meals more exciting! This video is part of the future kitchen project, powered by EIT Food.
The Sustainability of Hemp | Food & Other Uses In Iceland
Industrial hemp has been mistakenly associated with the drug marijuana, but the two are different variations of the same species - industrial hemp has no drug effects. This multi-purpose crop can be used in many different ways. See how this Icelandic community is making the most of hemp!
3D Food Printing In Michelin-Starred Restaurant (ft. Hermanos Torres)
How can Michelin-starred chefs use 3D food printers to create innovative dishes? We visited the Hermanos Torres (Torres Brothers) in Barcelona, Spain to see how they use 3D food printers in their restaurant.
Mycoprotein: Protein Made Out Of Fungi | Sustainable Alternative Proteins
Mycoprotein is a complete source of all 9 essential amino acids! The best part is? It's grown from natural fungi with a zero waste process. Chef Michael Kilkie from 3FBio shows us how to cook with this alternative protein source.
Rapeseed Protein | A Sustainable Source Of Plant Protein (360 Video)
You've heard of rapeseed oil, but did you know rapeseed could also be a source of protein? We take a look at how food tech makes that possible!
Italian Rice Production: Making Rice More Resilient
Italy hosts a unique "library of rice" that contains over 1500 varieties! We visited Ente Nazionale Risi to learn how researchers are using this rice genetic heritage to cross-breed new rice species. Their goal: making rice more nutritious and resilient to withstand environmental and climate changes.Big thanks (grazie mille) to Philip Haxhari and Ente Nazionale Risi!
The World’s First Organic Insect Farm | Look Inside (360 Video)
Would you ever eat a burger made out of edible insects? Here's a look into the world's very first organic insect farm. Check out how the start-up, Essento, grows their insects!
Fish Farming: Aquaculture in the Canary Islands
Do you know where your fish is from? With billions relying on seafood as a key source of protein, recent decades have seen demands skyrocket. And if you've ever had fish, chances are you've had seafood caught from aquaculture. Farmed fish is already responsible for around half of global seafood consumption. But what exactly is aquaculture and what does it look like? We've travelled to the Canary Islands to deep dive beneath its surface.
Icelandic Algae Farm | Look Inside (360 Video)
This Icelandic facility grows algae using geothermal energy! Take a look inside to discover how algae is produced in Iceland and more about this blue-green sea vegetable.
Food Waste “Do Better” Rap | ft. MC David Urry
Here's a little rap made by MC David Urry on tips to lower your food waste. Hopefully, you'll enjoy the beat, the video and the tips and share it with others that might appreciate a bit of musical relief. #StopWastingFood
City Chicks | Keeping Chickens In Cities
Ever thought about keeping your own chickens? But then you realize you live in a city and it seems impossible? Well, these Londoners show us that it IS possible!
Seaweed Soup | Cooking With Icelandic Forest Kelp
How do you get rid of the slimy texture of seaweed and make the most of seaweed? Chef Völundur Snær Völundarson shows us how to cook with this Icelandic forest kelp!
How To Cook Fish With Seaweed | Recipe
What dishes go best with seaweed? Chef Völundur Snær Völundarson shows us how to cook fish with this sustainable alternative.
How is processed meat processed
What exactly is processed meat? Here’s the process of processed meats.
This is how future kitchens might look
How do you imagine cooking in the future? Spray-can meals? 3D printing? Here’s some future tech that might update your outdated kitchen!
Do Iron Supplements Cause Bowel Cancer
Scientist explains why the media is wrong and how iron supplements do not cause bowel cancer.
Iron Deficiency In Vegans & Vegetarians
Why vegans and vegetarians are deficient in iron. Here’s what you can do to increase you iron levels.
Iceland Tomato Farm | Look Inside (360 Video)
Ever wonder how tomatoes are grown in Iceland? Where the average winter temperature is 0°C? We'll show you behind the scenes in this 360 video of a tomato farm in Hveragerði, Iceland.
This is part of our Future Kitchen series.
Algae – A future energy source
Do you eat seaweed? Well, did you know that algae can actually be turned into biofuel? Here’s how scientists have turned this edible plant into an alternative source of energy!
10 tricks you didn’t know you could do with your food
Wait, you can clean your earrings with sprite? Here are 10 tricks you can do with your food!
The History of Canned Food
Where did canning food actually come from? Here’s a short history on canning!
How to use your banana peels
You can do what with your banana peels? Here’s how you can reduce your food waste by reusing your bananas!
Sushi for cats
Do your cats like fish? Watch how this chef makes sushi for his cats!
Cooking – The First Food Tech
Why was this prehistoric innovation so crucial to the progression of the human race? Here’s how cooking helped our ancestors (and us).
How Bread Chips & Tortillas Are Reducing Food Waste | Look Inside (360 Video)
So much of our bread goes to waste, but these start-ups have found innovative (and delicious) ways to keep ourselves from wasting bread! Check out this Flatev machine and ZüriChips from Switzerland.
3D Printed Culinary Dishes? | Reducing Food Waste
Watch how Chef Viktor Örn Andrésson uses a 3D printer to create a culinary seafood dish, while minimizing fish waste.
Farm In Your Kitchen | Look Inside (360 Video)
Ever think you could grow microgreens and vegetables in your kitchen? Take a 360° look inside this vertical farm to learn how!
3D Printed Seafood | Look Inside (360 Video)
This 3d printer helps minimise food waste by making the most of fish scraps that would otherwise be thrown away. We'll show you behind the scenes of this Icelandic fish factory and the insides of a 3D food printer.
This is part of our Future Kitchen series.