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Gulfood Green will provide an indispensable global platform for the entire food ecosystem to exchange on technology, regulations, practices, solutions and changes in consumer food culture. The overarching goal is to achieve sustainability in all its dimensions: from farmers, to supply chains, food production, mindful consumption and Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain and smart agriculture.

It will fast-track the sharing of emerging, innovative concepts and products, and offer insights into alternative ways to produce, trade and consume food. This encompasses ethical sourcing, clean-label products, green packaging, plant-forward food production and consumption, and waste reduction across the supply chain.

Gulfood Green is a platform for startups and investors to connect, collaborate and delve into the latest innovations shaping the industry. FoodTech and AgriTech startups will have invaluable opportunities to explore, create and gain insights driving the future of food technology.

Event date: 24-26 September at Dubai World Trade Centre & Registration is now live.

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The inaugural Food for Future Summit steps into the spotlight as a crucial event—this visionary gathering brings together 50+ of the world’s leading food innovators, investors, changemakers, and policymakers to pave the way for a sustainable, secure, and equitable food future. Through fresh ideas, diverse expertise, and collaborative efforts, stakeholders will ignite innovative solutions to meet this challenge head-on. Positioned uniquely to foster unity and drive progress, the summit aims to accelerate global advancements in food systems. Join us for three days delving into sustainability, climate action, and groundbreaking technologies shaping tomorrow’s food landscape.

Meet Our Featured Keynote Speakers

  • Flavia Fayet-Moore ‘Space Food Innovator’

A space nutritionist turned entrepreneur, she utilises her expertise in cutting-edge food systems designed for deep space missions to help organisations develop innovative and sustainable food solutions.

  • Daniel Skaven Ruben ‘Foodtech & Agtech Kingmaker’

They call him the Midas Touch of FoodTech & AgTech. Daniel Skaven Ruben isn’t just an investor, he’s a kingmaker with the golden touch. Fueling innovation with over 100 startup investments and global VC connections, he’s a driving force behind the industry’s biggest breakthroughs.

Meet Our Food For Future Summit Powerhouse Speakers

  • Jana Elkova ‘Architect of UAE’s Agribusiness Growth Engine’: Shaping policy and fostering innovation within the UAE Ministry of Economy’s SME development program.
  • Sharon Cittone ‘Forbes’ “Most Influential Woman” Shaping Food’s Future’: Renowned leader, investor, and mentor driving positive change across the global food and agriculture ecosystem.
  • Peter van Wingerden ‘The Future of Farming is Floating’: CEO of the world’s first floating farm, pioneering a revolutionary approach to sustainable food production.
  • Peter Ralph ‘Leading the Charge in Algae Biotechnology’: Executive Director at the University of Technology Sydney, spearheading advancements in algae-based solutions for climate change and food security.
  • Andrew Ive ‘The $100 Million Man Behind FoodTech’s Biggest Breakthroughs’: One of the world’s most active FoodTech/AgTech investors, fuelling innovation with over $100 million in funding across multiple funds.
  • Azhar Tambuwala ‘India’s Agribusiness Visionary’: Director of India’s largest farm consortium, driving agricultural innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Join Gulfood Green now for your chance to compete for cash prize funds and invaluable investor networking, mentorship, and learning at our exciting new pitch competition. The Green Shoots Startup Competition will pit the most exciting food and agtech startups head-to-head, as they pitch in front of a jury of world-leading VCs, corporates, and prominent industry experts, to be crowned 2024 champion.

Supported by the UAE Ministry of Economy, The Green Shoots Startup Competition, is taking place across 3 action-packed days of panel sessions, workshops, and the pitch competition and will accelerate the growth of the most promising startups within the sector.


More features include:

INVESTOR LOUNGE – Providing a curated business-to-investors matchmaking programme set in a private section of the show, designed to connect qualified exhibitors and investors helping them build fresh and reliable relationships. This is an excellent opportunity to have valuable & efficient pre-scheduled meetings to enhance the show experience & help participants maximise their commercial opportunities.

EXHIBITION – Presenting the entire Fresh Produce value chain, from ready-to-eat fresh perishables through to innovations in production, logistics, storage, and recycling.

GULFOOD GREEN TERRA AWARDS – Celebrating excellence in sustainability and encouraging green best practices across the food & beverage value chain.


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