The overgrowing world population, food waste, the limits of conventional livestock and the environmental impact are issues that haunt society. How can insect-protein based foods help address challenges such as the growing protein needs of an ever-growing population? Which innovative and sustainable products can reduce the environmental impact and should find their way into commercial retail?
From the idea to the shelf
The path to the grocery store shelf is often tedious and full of hurdles. Lots of bureaucracy with too many requirements that must be met, and more often than not, the experience with new products is simply missing. A trailblazer for innovation in the food industry and retail is NX-FOOD. The hub of METRO is in search of new technologies, impulses and innovative products. The types of things that can make their way into retail and reach the masses.