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10 clues of what the food of the future will be like

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The impact that pandemic is causing an acceleration of the innovation, the technology and digitization in all sectors. Many questions and uncertainties arise as to what the future will bring us in this complex context, how will we relate, how will the new forms of work be and of course how we will feed ourselves.

In this last scenario is where new forms appear that lead innovation based on the “food design”, “food tech” or the “social food”, through redesigning the world of food combined with the social and environmental challenges that are demanded at the moment.

Thanks to Foodture Barcelona, The innovation congress where the world's most cutting-edge techniques and projects are made available to future inventors, we have made a compilation of 10 projects that help us understand what will the food of the future be like and that you can also follow through Instagram.

1.- Water News

Tower designed to collect rainwater, mist and dew, Y provide drinking water to rural populations that do not have access.

2.- Solar Foods

A technology that uses electricity to produce microbial mass from carbon dioxide, to be used as edible protein.

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The way we eat has changed a lot in the last century, but we continue to use the same sources as our ancestors: we eat plants and animals that eat plants. Would you be able to imagine an alternative to agriculture? Finnish researchers not only imagined, how they managed to develop a food from the air. Hi? . Swear! The product is a flour rich in protein, made by bacteria fed with hydrogen extracted from water. It has no taste, precisely to make it as versatile as possible: can become bread, meat, sauce, cookie, ice cream and what else can we imagine. And then you ask me: what's the advantage of that? . currently, at least 25% of greenhouse gases come from food production and that number tends to increase as the population of the planet increases. Our current model is not very efficient because it uses a lot of soil, water and energy to generate countless problems, as excess CO2, deforestation and pollution. . Solar Foods' flour causes 10 a 100 times less damage to the environment, depending on the source of electrical energy used in the process. It is totally independent of the climate, it requires very few resources and can be manufactured almost anywhere. With the necessary investments, the first factory is due to open in 2025 already able to compete with the soy market. Likes the idea? Tell us in the comments if this alternative makes you suspicious or hopeful! . George Monbiot wrote a very complete article on @guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jan/08/lab-grown-food-destroy-farming-save-planet You can access it through the bio link! . #nalatainfo #solarfoods #apocalypsecow #solein #veganism #sustainability #agriculture #protein #meat #vegetarian #technology

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3.- Space Food Systems

As on earth, nutrition plays a key role in maintaining the health and optimal performance of astronauts before, during and after space flight. Food that flies in orbit should not only be of high quality, they must be appetizing even when an astronaut's taste buds have changed due to fluid changes in weightlessness.

It must also be safe, easy to prepare and eat in a confined space with limited heating options. The team of Space Food Systems must meet the nutritional needs of each crew member and meet limited storage space requirements, limited preparation options and the difficulties of eating without severity. Food plays a critical social and psychological role during an astronaut's stay on the ISS.

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Spirulina is an organism that grows in both fresh and salt water. It is a type of cynobacteria, which is a family of single-celled microbes that are often referred to as blue-green algae. Spirulina was consumed by the Ancient Aztecs but become popular again. When NASA proposed that it could be grown in space for use by astronauts. The quality of the protein in Spirulina is considered excellent– comparable to eggs it gives all the essential amino acids that you need. People consider Spirulina a Superfood due to its excellent nutritional content and health benefits. It has the ability to modulate immune functions. Spirulina now belongs to the substances that are listed by the US Food And Drug Administration under the category Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS). Well, this is not it. A lot more about the Superfoods is yet to come. Stay with us more updates and follow our page. . . #food #foodie #nutribullet #nutrition #healthylifestyle #healer #healthy #superfoods #superfood #spirulina #spirulinapowder #NASA #NASAfood #GRAS #immunity #immune #FDA #astronaut #algae #bluegreen #SCP #cell #singlecell #amino #aminoacid #protein

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4.- Ivy Foods

Addressing the problems of the current food system, offering proteins with a positive impact in the world through food sustainable, nutritious and delicious.

5.- Agripolis

Search pproduce fruits and vegetables in a sustainable way in Paris, developing new kinds of crops with urban gardens, a production that seeks supply urban centers with projects that cover up to 14 thousand square meters.

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Une belle matinée pour cultiver ! #AgricultureUrbaine #VerticalFarming #Paris

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6.- Aleph Farms

Cultivar cortes de carne a partir de células de carne utilizando una plataforma de ingeniería de tejidos 3D.

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7.- Bompas and Parr

Crea arte gastronómico utilizando postres de gelatina, coloquialmente llamados jaleas, utiliza moldes de alimentos para hacer decoraciones comestibles con forma de edificios y otras estructuras arquitectónicas.

8.- Green Leka

El objetivo es cambiar el modelo de negocio en el ámbito de la restauración y su propósito se basa en la autosuficiencia alimentaria, dándole una singular importancia al abastecimiento de productos de proximidad, a granel, de temporada, que respeten el bienestar animal, que provengan de la pesca o caza sostenible y que tengan un bajo impacto medio ambiental.

Quieren comunicar, inspirar y motivar a las personas a llevar estilos de vida más sostenibles, consumiendo de forma local, pensado de forma global, reduciendo los impactos ambientales y aumentando el bienestar y la salud. Ofrecer una experiencia gastronómica que englobe cultura, ocio, la ética y placer.

9.- Eadimoda

Investigan biomateriales con residuos que han dado como fruto una gabardina realizada con piel de naranja.

10.- Plat Institute

Plataforma creativa de código abierto que, a través de la investigación y el desarrollo, la innovación y la educación, aborda los retos alimentarios y sanitarios a los que se enfrentará la humanidad en el futuro.

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☁️ Do you imagine eating a cloud? Drinking a cloud? Or even kissing it? If you are interested in seeing things that you've never seen before in the most innovative and sustainable food and design industry, don't be late to @foodture.barcelona! • ☁️ ¿Te imaginas comer una nube? ¿Beber una nube? ¿Poder besarla? Si te interesa ver cosas nunca antes vistas en el sector de la alimentación y el diseño más innovador y sostenible. ¡No llegues tarde a #Foodture2020! Powered by: @plat.institute Film by: @any_day_films Camera&Edition: @alvarogonzalez.mov Stylist: @lolavillaescusastylist _ #Foodture2020 #BarcelonaCentredeDisseny #PlatInstitute #foodphotography #experience #design #foodinnovation #TestingTheFoodture #WriteYourFoodture #Food #Foodies

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Artículo realizado por el equipo de redacción de DiegoCoquillat.com. Cuenta con profesionales tanto en el terreno de la hostelería, gastronomía y turismo, como en de las nuevas tecnologías e innovación.

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