A selection of food reshapers to inspire you!
The Food Planet Prize receives hundreds of nominations every year from all corners of the world. After thorough vetting by the Secretariat and its specialists and careful assessment by the Food Planet Prize Jury, we award two US 1$ million Prizes to the Laureates we believe have the greatest potential to help us transition to sustainable food systems rapidly.
Along the way, we also recognize a broader spectrum of nominees whose ideas can favorably impact the future of food. We present these initiatives under the banner “Editors’ Pick” to manifest how we can address various highlighted themes in the overall Food Planet Challenge. We also include them in this
The directory presents these outstanding initiatives in all their diversity: from nature-based solutions to AI-assisted FoodTech and behavioral science. We hope it inspires you to actively engage in the sustainable food arena. You might find a startup to invest in, a team to mentor, or facts and findings to further your own research. We tracked down these heroes – the Food Planet game-changers that are waiting for you to join our community!
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Seeds in space
Nanoracks, a private enterprise providing commercial access to space for…Read more about this
Sending shockwaves through the soil
UK company RootWave uses electricity to kill weeds without using…Read more about this
What the duck(weed)?!?
DryGro is on a mission to provide an industrial-scale, sustainable…Read more about this
The Norwegian company Desert Control has developed a process to…Read more about this
The Land Institute
Reshaping agriculture in nature’s image is the drastically simple and…Read more about this
Turning urban slums’ huge sanitation problem into opportunities for farming,…Read more about this
PAD & Rare
Bringing innovative, science- and behavior-based digital agricultural extension services to…Read more about this
Exploring the power of seaweed as a methane-blocking feed supplement…Read more about this
Transitioning to more circular, resilient, and efficient insect-based production systems…Read more about this
Reversing agriculture’s negative impacts on our waters and supporting land-based…Read more about this
Working to unlock the ocean’s own potential to address climate…Read more about this
The Crop Trust
Safeguarding the genetic diversity of global crops, stored in gene…Read more about this