Why We Should All Pay Attention To Recent Food Tech Innovations by@omrihurwitz

Why We Should All Pay Attention To Recent Food Tech Innovations

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Omri Hurwitz

Tech Marketer, Media Strategist, Writer for: Forbes, Times Of Israel, VentureCation, Benzinga, and more!

There is a lot of food tech innovations out there that have been popping up over the past few years. And food tech has become a fairly popular industry to be in, as people all around the world are looking for new and sustainable ways to feed themselves. The food-tech industry is also aiming at making food more affordable, which means it's becoming easier for those with a tight budget to spend on food every month. In this interview article, we will explore some of these recent food tech innovations!

Why does it excite you?

Food tech really excites me because it is such an important industry that has a direct impact on us as a human race! Not only does food tech make food accessible to people who might not be able to buy food otherwise, but its innovations also help reduce waste and allow for more sustainable ways of producing food. Having a positive environmental impact has always been extremely important to me, so I'm glad that we can now have clever food tech platforms all around us as well. By using technology to improve production, food producers serve a larger global population more efficiently.

What are the trends in this area or products in this area that you are the fondest of? Why?

Some of the leading trends in food tech are alternative proteins, food safety, and personalized nutrition.

Alternative Proteins

Consumers are increasingly turning to alternative protein sources to optimize their health and the environment, making it one of the most pressing food technology trends. We are seeing healthy and sustainable ways to consume new meat, seafood, and other forms of proteins.

Food Safety and Transparency

Customers are becoming more conscious about the quality of food they consume, and food safety is a major worry. Today customers can use smart labels and stand-alone food grading devices to make educated selections before purchasing meals.

Personalized Nutrition

Food manufacturers are now able to provide nutrition customization at scale thanks to 3D printing and the use of robotics in food production lines. Consumers can also test their blood and urine at home using at-home blood-and-urine testing kits, which allows them to discover food habits that are optimal for their genetic profiles.


What are the positive impacts they can have on society?

Sustainable and customized food options, while food tech startups and brands are integrating waste reduction practices and zero-waste workflows as a result of growing concerns over environmental impacts. This can create a positive impact on other tech verticals and even retail businesses that will get a better chance to follow these environment-friendly practices.

What are your predictions on how these technologies will evolve?

I believe we will benefit tremendously from the continued advancement of three main food tech verticals that include: Consumer food tech, Industrial food tech, and Supply chain and procurement. We will be able to get more transparency of the foods we eat and how we can eat better.

What are your predictions on the ethics of future societies in relation to these technologies?

Sustainability will play an even major part and will be discussed deeply throughout education systems and the media.

People are truly beginning to value their food choices as much as they do those of fashion or technology because it directly affects them on a daily basis; therefore food tech companies have a broad opportunity to connect directly to consumers.

The future of food tech is bright. This innovative industry has the potential to shape our environment for the better, as well as improve human health and wellness.



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