co.food tackles specific food & beverage challenges
for a better food system.
Eating more healthy & local? Trying to lower the intermediaries in our food? On-the-go and easy solutions without over consumption of packaging? Less food waste along the chain? Reduce animal sourced meals? Those are some of the biggest changes that consumers are looking for now and for the 10 next years. At co.food, we are convinced that we need resilient & regenerative food solutions that can go with our faster ever changing world.
Their words about co.food
“Delhaize is proud to be part of the co.food program because of the opportunity for our company to accelerate on the food ecosystem of innovation. This program is by far the best solution in the market to put a new innovation frame at Delhaize and to connect with new external partners. At all times Delhaize want to create impact, both on business and society. This program can serve as an impactful leverage to reach at goal. Together with the company, I’m looking forward to the results”
Delhaize Belgium, CEO
“At Electrolux we want to make sustainable eating the preferred choice. We develop cooking solutions that help reduce food waste and increase the ease and attractiveness of healthy food choices. And we believe in open ecosystems to collaborate with like-minded players. The co.food initiative offers the right framework to team up and address some of the most pressing food challenges in today’s world.”
Patrick Le Corre
Electrolux, Senior Vice President Product Line Kitchen
“As global driving force for natural and great tasting food Zentis play an essential role in creating solutions for the next generation of food. Together with our partners we create a common vision about food and its future. Bringing together the knowledge and expertise is amazing. The result will be the future of a good and healthy diet for consumers.”
Zentis Group, CEO
Our result-oriented program leads to resilient food solutions with business, environmental and societal impacts.
The program leads to 6 novel ideas of which 3 are chosen for prototyping, with extensive market validation. At the end of the program, the ecosystem launches start-ups, joint ventures, IP or consortium on the market. The 1-year co.food program follows Nova Reperta Innovation’s proven methodology inspired by
open innovation, co-creation and agile.
to members & challenges
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