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Conversations with the leading entrepreneurs, organizations, ecosystem builders, and investors designing and enabling new food solutions in Scandinavia. Hosted by Analisa Winther. More information at www.nordicfoodtech.io

Latest Episodes

KBH Madhus' Pernille Nielsen on how the public sector is going 90% organic

KBH Madhus has a mission is to change society through better meals and they’ve been doing this by helping the kitchens of hospitals, schools, and other public institutions go 90% organic, often on the same budget. So many meals are made in the public sector, that this kind of institutional change has massive impact. In this episode, we talk about the process KBH Madhus uses as well as how any kitchen - big or small, private or public - can do the same.

20 MIN1 days ago
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KBH Madhus' Pernille Nielsen on how the public sector is going 90% organic

Cecilia Tilli on lessons learned from food bankruptcy

Cecilia Tilli founded Ultuna Mejeri, one of the first vegan cheese startups to hit the Swedish market back in 2014. The company grew to be sold in 50 stores and had a devoted fan base. Still, Cecilia and her team had to take the decision to close the company and declare bankruptcy. In this episode, Cecilia shares her personal story of starting the company and gives us a look into the realities of having your startup journey end in bankruptcy.

42 MIN2 weeks ago
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Cecilia Tilli on lessons learned from food bankruptcy

Jävligt Gott's Gustav Johansson on how comfort food is the secret to a sustainable diet

Gustav Johansson is behind Swedens largest vegan food blog. He’s also the author of two vegan cookbooks - one covers Swedish comfort food and the other is for athletes in collaboration with the World Wildlife Fund and the Swedish Olympic Committee. Gustav's work is fascinating. His work centers on using his platform to make it easier for people to chose a planet friendly diet. He does so by developing atrove of recipes that don’t require consumers to sacrifice the tastes they love or dishes they grew up with in order to eat more sustainably. He also works with supermarket chains and food entrepreneurs to ensure that the vegan products people want make it to market. He also develops recipes for new products to make sure there are resources available online for how to use them. Besides Gustav's story and approach, we also cover how new products are released in Sweden - it only happens three times a year - and why Swedes seem to be leading the charge when it comes to embracing a vegan diet.

42 MIN3 weeks ago
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Jävligt Gott's Gustav Johansson on how comfort food is the secret to a sustainable diet

Growth Train Accelerator's Christiane Paaske-Sørensen on fostering AgTech innovation in rural Denmark

How are Denmark's rural areas spurring AgTech innovation? Christiane is the head of the Growth Train Accelerator program on Lolland-Falster. This area of Denmark is fascinating not only because it has some of the richest soil in the country, but also because its considered “udkantsdanmark” or outer Denmark - a rural region, which has been struggling to attract growth in competition with big cities. Despite this, Growth Train's 7-week accelerator program has succeeded in attracting international participants. The program focuses on food processing and solutions that meet the local agricultural community's needs. Christiane provides insight into the region's AgTech ecosystem as well as describes the ins & outs of the accelerator program.

27 MINAUG 13
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Growth Train Accelerator's Christiane Paaske-Sørensen on fostering AgTech innovation in rural Denmark

Coop Crowdfunding's Nicolai Jaepelt on how a supermarket and its shoppers are supporting early stage food startups

Nicolai Jæpelt is the Project Leader for Coop Crowdfunding. Coop is one of the largest supermarket chains in Denmark and is run as a cooperative with approx. 1.8 million members. The supermarket has created a crowdfunding platform where members can invest in early stage food initiatives they believe in. We cover how to get on Coop's shelves, why this new pathway is so interesting, and what consumers are investing in. We also chat about how to make a successful food crowdfunding campaign and why the platform has become a trend spotting platform for other purchasers.

34 MINJUL 29
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Coop Crowdfunding's Nicolai Jaepelt on how a supermarket and its shoppers are supporting early stage food startups

Sweden FoodTech's Johan Jörgensen on Stockholm as a future food city

If you're into food and find yourself in Sweden, then one of your first points of contact should definitely be Sweden FoodTech's Johan Jörgensen. The org is fully focused on developing the ecosystem through community, events, and biz dev assistance. Johan is an Internet entrepreneur turned investor with 20+ years of experience under his belt. He was once voted Best Investor in Sweden. Listen in as we discuss the ins and outs of Sweden's FoodTech ecosystem including Stockholm's plans to become a future food city.

35 MINJUL 23
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Sweden FoodTech's Johan Jörgensen on Stockholm as a future food city

Innovation Center Denmark's Samuel Scheer on accessing global VC funding and opportunities

Samuel Scheer works at Innovation Center Denmark in Tel Aviv, where they have a focus on accelerating Ag & FoodTech businesses. In this episode, we focus on how Nordic companies can tap foreign VC and ecosystems to grow globally. We especially focus on why the Danish-Israeli connection is so interesting, what we can learn from each other, and how you can make the most of the connections and market opportunities these centers have to offer.

39 MINJUL 9
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Innovation Center Denmark's Samuel Scheer on accessing global VC funding and opportunities

CPH Food Space's Mia Maja Hansson on building infrastructure to help food startups scale

Mia Maja Hansson helped to grow food entrepreneurship by establishing many of the spaces and facilities that Copenhagen food entrepreneurs use to get their businesses off the ground. This includes CPH Food Space, Street Food Around the Lakes, and Kitchen Collective. We discuss what each of these initiatives are as well as how and why they got started. We also dive into the history of food entrepreneurship and gastronomy in Copenhagen including what makes it such an innovative environment.

29 MINJUN 25
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CPH Food Space's Mia Maja Hansson on building infrastructure to help food startups scale

DTU Foodlab's Roberto Flore on innovation from universities and designing conscious food solutions

Roberto Flore is the Manager of DTU FoodLab, part of the incubator/maker space DTU Sky Lab.Roberto is the former Head of R&D at Noma's Nordic Food Lab. In 2017, Rolling Stone Magazine cited Roberto as one of 25 innovators who are changing the world. In this episode, we discuss how DTU Foodlab is sparking radical innovation by using food to build bridges betweendisciplines and address the grand global challenges. We also talk about how students & entrepreneurs can get involved and access the lab.

35 MINJUN 18
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DTU Foodlab's Roberto Flore on innovation from universities and designing conscious food solutions

Nordetect's Keenan Pinto on building AgTech hardware in the Nordics

Keenan Pinto is the founder and CEO of Nordetect, which enables farmers to test their own soil samples for Nitrogren Phosphorous, and Potassium and then see the results in real time. This not only enables smarter farming practices, but also prevents over-fertilizing. Keenan shares his advice, lessons learned, and smart cuts for starting an Ag or FoodTech hardware / software company in the Nordics as well as the pros and cons of building and scaling a company in Denmark.

39 MINJUN 11
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Nordetect's Keenan Pinto on building AgTech hardware in the Nordics

Latest Episodes

KBH Madhus' Pernille Nielsen on how the public sector is going 90% organic

KBH Madhus has a mission is to change society through better meals and they’ve been doing this by helping the kitchens of hospitals, schools, and other public institutions go 90% organic, often on the same budget. So many meals are made in the public sector, that this kind of institutional change has massive impact. In this episode, we talk about the process KBH Madhus uses as well as how any kitchen - big or small, private or public - can do the same.

20 MIN1 days ago
Comments
KBH Madhus' Pernille Nielsen on how the public sector is going 90% organic

Cecilia Tilli on lessons learned from food bankruptcy

Cecilia Tilli founded Ultuna Mejeri, one of the first vegan cheese startups to hit the Swedish market back in 2014. The company grew to be sold in 50 stores and had a devoted fan base. Still, Cecilia and her team had to take the decision to close the company and declare bankruptcy. In this episode, Cecilia shares her personal story of starting the company and gives us a look into the realities of having your startup journey end in bankruptcy.

42 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Cecilia Tilli on lessons learned from food bankruptcy

Jävligt Gott's Gustav Johansson on how comfort food is the secret to a sustainable diet

Gustav Johansson is behind Swedens largest vegan food blog. He’s also the author of two vegan cookbooks - one covers Swedish comfort food and the other is for athletes in collaboration with the World Wildlife Fund and the Swedish Olympic Committee. Gustav's work is fascinating. His work centers on using his platform to make it easier for people to chose a planet friendly diet. He does so by developing atrove of recipes that don’t require consumers to sacrifice the tastes they love or dishes they grew up with in order to eat more sustainably. He also works with supermarket chains and food entrepreneurs to ensure that the vegan products people want make it to market. He also develops recipes for new products to make sure there are resources available online for how to use them. Besides Gustav's story and approach, we also cover how new products are released in Sweden - it only happens three times a year - and why Swedes seem to be leading the charge when it comes to embracing a vegan diet.

42 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Jävligt Gott's Gustav Johansson on how comfort food is the secret to a sustainable diet

Growth Train Accelerator's Christiane Paaske-Sørensen on fostering AgTech innovation in rural Denmark

How are Denmark's rural areas spurring AgTech innovation? Christiane is the head of the Growth Train Accelerator program on Lolland-Falster. This area of Denmark is fascinating not only because it has some of the richest soil in the country, but also because its considered “udkantsdanmark” or outer Denmark - a rural region, which has been struggling to attract growth in competition with big cities. Despite this, Growth Train's 7-week accelerator program has succeeded in attracting international participants. The program focuses on food processing and solutions that meet the local agricultural community's needs. Christiane provides insight into the region's AgTech ecosystem as well as describes the ins & outs of the accelerator program.

27 MINAUG 13
Comments
Growth Train Accelerator's Christiane Paaske-Sørensen on fostering AgTech innovation in rural Denmark

Coop Crowdfunding's Nicolai Jaepelt on how a supermarket and its shoppers are supporting early stage food startups

Nicolai Jæpelt is the Project Leader for Coop Crowdfunding. Coop is one of the largest supermarket chains in Denmark and is run as a cooperative with approx. 1.8 million members. The supermarket has created a crowdfunding platform where members can invest in early stage food initiatives they believe in. We cover how to get on Coop's shelves, why this new pathway is so interesting, and what consumers are investing in. We also chat about how to make a successful food crowdfunding campaign and why the platform has become a trend spotting platform for other purchasers.

34 MINJUL 29
Comments
Coop Crowdfunding's Nicolai Jaepelt on how a supermarket and its shoppers are supporting early stage food startups

Sweden FoodTech's Johan Jörgensen on Stockholm as a future food city

If you're into food and find yourself in Sweden, then one of your first points of contact should definitely be Sweden FoodTech's Johan Jörgensen. The org is fully focused on developing the ecosystem through community, events, and biz dev assistance. Johan is an Internet entrepreneur turned investor with 20+ years of experience under his belt. He was once voted Best Investor in Sweden. Listen in as we discuss the ins and outs of Sweden's FoodTech ecosystem including Stockholm's plans to become a future food city.

35 MINJUL 23
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Sweden FoodTech's Johan Jörgensen on Stockholm as a future food city

Innovation Center Denmark's Samuel Scheer on accessing global VC funding and opportunities

Samuel Scheer works at Innovation Center Denmark in Tel Aviv, where they have a focus on accelerating Ag & FoodTech businesses. In this episode, we focus on how Nordic companies can tap foreign VC and ecosystems to grow globally. We especially focus on why the Danish-Israeli connection is so interesting, what we can learn from each other, and how you can make the most of the connections and market opportunities these centers have to offer.

39 MINJUL 9
Comments
Innovation Center Denmark's Samuel Scheer on accessing global VC funding and opportunities

CPH Food Space's Mia Maja Hansson on building infrastructure to help food startups scale

Mia Maja Hansson helped to grow food entrepreneurship by establishing many of the spaces and facilities that Copenhagen food entrepreneurs use to get their businesses off the ground. This includes CPH Food Space, Street Food Around the Lakes, and Kitchen Collective. We discuss what each of these initiatives are as well as how and why they got started. We also dive into the history of food entrepreneurship and gastronomy in Copenhagen including what makes it such an innovative environment.

29 MINJUN 25
Comments
CPH Food Space's Mia Maja Hansson on building infrastructure to help food startups scale

DTU Foodlab's Roberto Flore on innovation from universities and designing conscious food solutions

Roberto Flore is the Manager of DTU FoodLab, part of the incubator/maker space DTU Sky Lab.Roberto is the former Head of R&D at Noma's Nordic Food Lab. In 2017, Rolling Stone Magazine cited Roberto as one of 25 innovators who are changing the world. In this episode, we discuss how DTU Foodlab is sparking radical innovation by using food to build bridges betweendisciplines and address the grand global challenges. We also talk about how students & entrepreneurs can get involved and access the lab.

35 MINJUN 18
Comments
DTU Foodlab's Roberto Flore on innovation from universities and designing conscious food solutions

Nordetect's Keenan Pinto on building AgTech hardware in the Nordics

Keenan Pinto is the founder and CEO of Nordetect, which enables farmers to test their own soil samples for Nitrogren Phosphorous, and Potassium and then see the results in real time. This not only enables smarter farming practices, but also prevents over-fertilizing. Keenan shares his advice, lessons learned, and smart cuts for starting an Ag or FoodTech hardware / software company in the Nordics as well as the pros and cons of building and scaling a company in Denmark.

39 MINJUN 11
Comments
Nordetect's Keenan Pinto on building AgTech hardware in the Nordics

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