Farm Progress is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Serving: West

9 things to know about the future of food

Farmers aren’t always part of the conversation when industry players get together, but you should know what they’re talking about.

What is the future of food in the global market? Farmers are often caught up in the day-to-day of production to maintain healthy crops, and productive and healthy livestock. Yet there are issues swarming around food and food production that many on the farm may not even know about.

Recently, Farm Progress got the opportunity to sit in on the Future of Food program put on by the Innovation Forum. This gathering, though more compact than many, included a lot of heavy-hitting industry players. However, one rule of this conference is the Chatham House Rule, which means nothing said by anyone attending could be attributed to the original speaker.

Yet, there was plenty to learn. We’ve rounded up nine key topics discussed that farmers will want to put on their own radar.


Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.