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Podcast / Food Futures

The Food Tech 500: How a definitive list of Food Tech businesses began

Inspired by the Fortune 500, Forward Fooding is proud to present The Food Tech 500, 2019’s definitive list of the most inspirational shortlisted businesses in the world of AgriFoodTech.

The Food Tech 500 shortlist showcases companies (early-stage startup to scaleup) that are building and scaling AgriFoodTech businesses, addressing the rapid need for change across the food ecosystem. Co-Founder of Forward Fooding, Alessio D’Antino, explains how the Food Tech 500 concept started, what criteria was used to select the shortlisted companies, and what happens next in a special Table Talk Podcast direct from the Food Matters Summit.

About our guest

Alessio is the founder and CEO of Forward Fooding, the world’s first collaborative platform for the food and beverage industry. He started his marketing career at Fortune 500 beverage company before deciding to join a San Francisco-based startup accelerator to lead their marketing and business development efforts. Alessio is an avid startup aficionado and a big time foodie determined to create the largest community of food innovators in the world. A global citizen at heart, he has lived an worked in Italy, South Korea, Australia, US and UK where he is currently based.

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