Video: What is the role of plant-based foods in a sustainable food system?

“Plant-based foods have a lower impact on the environment,” Catherine Lefranc-Millot, nutrition and health senior research manager with Roquette, says in this video from a question during a webinar on the need for more research and budgets for plant-based foods to help accelerate the shift to sustainable food systems.

“Plant-based diets offer a lot of nutritional and health benefits in line with WHO recommendations.”

“It’s totally obvious we need to make this transition for our environment and for our health,” agreed Sonja Kalkhoven, R&D director at Upfield.

The webinar was in advance of our Plant-Based Foods & Proteins Summit Europe, 21-23 June in the Netherlands. Track IV, Value Chain Research Investments, will be focused exclusively on the topic.

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You can read about the April 20th webinar and watch more videos from the event here.

It was part of a joint initiative led by Bridge2Food and the European Alliance for Plant-Based Foods (EAPF), as a coalition of more than 60 organisations calls on the European Commission to increase Horizon Europe R&I funds for plant-based foods. As part of this initiative the two organizations released a joint letter and a joint paper. As well, 11 thought-leaders created videos discussing the need for increased funding, watch here.

Be part of the discussion at Summit Europe.

Summit program here.

Summit registration here.

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