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Join this year’s Nor Fishing either in Trondheim or online on August 23-26, and get inspired by innovative solutions showcased by exhibitors from around the world among 50+ Danish companies. 

Nor-Fishing is an important national and international meeting place for the fisheries industry. It is one of the largest fish-technology exhibitions in the world. In recent years, the exhibition has drawn around 15.000 visitors from about 50 countries. Innovations of importance to all sectors of the industry are presented here.

This year’s Nor-Fishing is a hybrid trade fair that is arranged both physically in Trondheim Spektrum and digitally. In Trondheim Spektrum, the fair takes place from August 23 – 26, while the digital trade fair platform opens as early as August 1st.

Why join?

The fisheries industry has developed tremendously over the past fifty years, and technology, processes and services related to fishing, processing, transport and marketing have undergone an incredible development. All the major fishing nations are present either as exhibitors, visitors or in official delegations.

Danish Export – Fish Tech is organizing a Pavilion of Denmark at Nor-Fishing 2022. Here, you can meet +50 Danish companies presenting solutions of tomorrow within the fishery industry. This will be a grat opportunity for networking with the Danish industry and share knowledge, leads and establish new business relations. See what Danish companies will join right here.

Let’s Talk! Gastronomy as a driver to initiate sustainable food system changes

Join Food Nation’s Global Food Talk on August 25 focusing on gastronomy’s impact on consumption and production habits to initiate sustainable food system changes. At the talk, you will meet leading high-level profiles from the Danish and international agricultural and food scene.

By 2050, the world will have close to 10 billion mouths to feed. Yet, 1/3 of all food produced is lost or wasted. Therefore, we must ensure efficient and sustainable food production.

Gastronomy must be used as a lever for the development of better eating habits, counteract food waste and contribute to the sustainable development of agricultural and food production.

The main question for this talk is: How can sustainable gastronomy be a lever to provide safe, healthy and responsible consumption and production of agriculture and food products?

Program

  • Welcome
    Lise Walbom, CEO Food Nation
  • Opening remarks: Denmark’s ambitious goal as a gastronomic nation
    Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Rasmus Prehn
  • Key-note speech (tbc)
  • Fireside talk: Gastronomic innovation through close interaction between industry and academia (tbc)
  • Fireside talk: Simmering initiatives to create sustainable change
    Matt Orlando, Chef and Owner Amass & Fredrik R. Nilsson, CEO, LAKRIDS BY BÜLOW
  • Wrap up
    Lise Walbom, CEO Food Nation

Why join?

Join Food Nations Global Food Talk on gastronomy to gain knowledge on game-changing solutions, scalable actions, and partnership models for sustainable development, be inspired by international stakeholders focusing on sustainable and circular food solutions for all and become motivated to take action toward the 2030-agenda.

Global Food Talks is contributing to the international debate and will be held in relation to Copenhagen Cooking from 19-28 August. Copenhagen is a gastronomic metropolis with a strong focus on sustainability, inspiring new solutions, innovation and collaboration. Every year Copenhagen Cooking arranges activities targeted at all people working in the food industry.

The Global Food Talk is presented by:

World Food Safety Day: Safer food, better health

Mark your calendar on Tuesday 7 June from 10.00 – 12.00, where the Danish Agriculture & Food Council and Food Nation mark Codex Alimentarius’ worldwide World Food Safety Day for the fourth time at an online event. The theme of the day will deal with both cooperation and food safety with a special focus on plant-based foods.

Danish food is known throughout the world for high food quality and safety. This is not least due to the strong collaboration between companies and authorities, which gives Danish food companies a unique opportunity to test, develop and innovate their products and solutions early in the development process. To constantly be at the forefront of global trends and demands, it is important to look ahead and focus on how the food sector can continue to contribute to healthy and safe food and sustainable development.

Plant-based foods are growing strongly worldwide, but how do you ensure that your new plant-based products live up to food safety standards and how do they fall into a whole new product category?

Sign up for this year’s World Food Safety Day by sending an email with name, title and company to the fvf@lf.dk marked with “World Food Safety Day” no later than Thursday 2 June and gain insight into the latest knowledge in cooperation and food safety by plant-based foods.

Program

  • 9.45 Check-in for virtual meeting
  • 10.00: Welcome and practical information
    Lise Walbom, Food Nation and Anna Høgberg, Danish Agriculture & Food Council
  • Theme: Strengthened cooperation supports exports
    We share experiences and knowledge about the importance of collaboration in a food safety context both locally and globally.
    – Jens Munk Ebbesen, Area Director, Danish Agriculture & Food Council
    – Troels Vensild, Office Manager for the Center for International Cooperation, The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration
    – Lene Mølsted, Minister Counsellor Royal Danish Embassy Bangkok and Team Leader Southeast Asia
  • Theme: Plant-based foods
    We focus on the new plant-based foods in relation to food safety.
    – Inger Olesen, Section Leader for Food Characterization & Safety, Danish Technological Institute
    – Annette Perge, Senior Consultant, Feed and Food Safety, The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration
  • 12.00 Thank you for today

You will receive a link to the webinar on June 3rd. The event will be held in Danish.

Read more and get inspiration on how you can focus on World Food Safety Day in your company and create activities here.

Let’s talk! Creating resilient agri-food systems with circularity in mind

Join Food Nation’s Global Food Talk on May 5 focusing on climate action and circular initiatives that can transform agri-food systems in critical times. At the talk, you will meet leading high-level profiles from the Danish and international agricultural and food scene.

The agri-food production and supply chains are under growing pressure from both short- and long-term shocks such as droughts, floods and food price hikes as well as the climate crisis and environmental degradation. Even armed conflict is part of this uncertain time. The sector stands at an important crossroad and needs to respond in times of volatility.

According to FAO, the agri-food sector accounts for one-third of the anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions driving climate change. At the same time, the global agriculture and food sector need to produce 40–54% more food, feed and biofuel feedstock than in 2012 if we are to feed a world population forecasted to reach 9.7 billion in 2050.

The supply chains are under immense pressure, not least due to the aftermath of Covid-19 and the current armed conflict, impacting food producers and -distribution around the world. Therefore, it is clear that agri-food systems play a crucial role if we are to reach the 2030-agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The main question for this talk is: How can we transform agri-food systems in response to a changing climate with circularity in mind? And how can we protect our food systems from volatility to ensure healthy and sustainable food available to all?

Program

  • Welcome
    Lise Walbom, CEO Food Nation
  • Opening remarks: Green actions toward the 2030-agenda
    HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark
  • Denmark’s ambitious road to green transition and international contribution
    Ramus Prehn, Minister for FoodAgriculture and Fisheries
  • Key-note speech: Creating a sustainable food system in the shadow of uncertain times
    Tim Searchinger, Senior Fellow and Technical Director, Food Program, World Resources Institute
  • Actions to transform the agriculture and food sector to be more climate-friendly
    Andy Reisinger, Vice-Chair, Working Group III
    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
  • Fireside talk: Stimulating growth and innovation towards climate-friendly and circular food production
    Lisbeth Henricksen, Director of Innovation, SEGES Innovation and Christine Nellemann, Director of Institute at National Food Institute, DTU
  • Fireside talk: The transformative journey towards CO2 neutral agriculture and food production – circular business drivers and actions
    Jesper Burgaard, CEO KMC and Carsten Lind Pedersen, CEO Enorm
  • Wrap up
    Lise Walbom, CEO Food Nation

Why join?

Join Food Nations Global Food Talk on climate to gain knowledge on game-changing solutions, scalable actions, and partnership models for sustainable development, be inspired by international stakeholders focusing on sustainable and circular food solutions for all and become motivated to take action toward the 2030-agenda.

Global Food Talk is contributing to the international debate and will be held as a side event to World Food Summit hosted by the Danish Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries and as a side event to Circular City Week New York.

The Global Food Talk is presented by:

World Food Summit – Transforming Global Food Systems to Combat Climate Change

This year’s summit will focus on combatting climate change, and address how the global food systems affect climate change and conversely how the global food systems are affected by climate change. On 5 and 6 May 2022, the Danish Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Mr. Rasmus Prehn, will host the sixth annual World Food Summit.  

The global food system interconnects all people, as well as past and future generations. It is both a contributor and subject to climate change. It is therefore imperative to address important global issues, identify environmentally sound solutions, and take action to build more sustainable, accountable, and equitable global food systems. The climate crisis is a global phenomenon, and efforts made to change the current trajectory by any single nation—or even continent—will be in vain if these efforts are not inclusive, enabled and matched worldwide.

The World Food Summit is an annual accelerator of actions necessary to transform food systems to become more sustainable and accountable. It raises global awareness and advances global commitments and actions that transform food systems for the benefit of consumers, producers, and the planet.

The Summit establishes a global platform for key policymakers, academia, business leaders, civil society, and the next generation of sustainability leaders to identify key actions that will contribute to the green transition of global food systems.

A reminder for the importance of ensuring global food systems

This year, the World Food Summit and associated events will take place on May 5-6 2022 and focus on “Transforming the Global Food Systems to Combat Climate Change”. The Summit will follow-up on commitments made at the UN Food System Summit 2021 and provide critical inputs for world leaders to incorporate into and act on at COP27 in November 2022.

As a stark reminder of the importance of ensuring stable global food systems, this year’s World Food Summit is set in the midst of Russia’s attack on Ukraine, which has led to a growing food crisis by disrupting current supply chains, seriously impacting the cost of production and distribution of food around the globe and pressuring commodity markets that had already hit multiyear highs.

Specifically, the World Food Summit will focus on deforestation-free value chains, food loss and food waste, climate friendly diets, and the green transition of the global agricultural production.

The Summit gathers more than 250 international stakeholders from around the world who will work together to identify and define actions necessary to transform the food systems. Collectively, the stakeholders will address current as well as new and innovative pathways for actions in order to contribute to the global roadmap towards combatting climate change. Bold steps are necessary.

Thematic focus

With the backdrop of climate change, World Food Summit 2022 focuses on defining actions in the areas of:

  • Food loss and food waste
  • Climate friendly diets
  • Green transition of the global agricultural production
  • Deforestation-free value chains

Program

Program day 1
1.00-3.30 p m
Virtual Session

Program day 2
1:00 -1:05  pm
Welcome by moderator Dr. Brent Loken

1:00 – 1:10 pm Opening remarks The Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Mr. Rasmus Prehn

1:10 – 1:30 pm
Setting the scene: Transformations based on science and facts To be announced

1:30 – 3:30 pm
Dialogue sessions Climate friendly diets

WholEUGrain Spring School

Join this year’s WholEuGrain Spring School 2022, which will be held online on March 29 2022 at 10.00-15.00 CET and gain new insights into the importance of whole grain partnerships. 

WholEuGrain will give you the opportunity to go even further and try to incorporate whole grains into every aspect of your life. With this purpose, speakers from around the world will talk about: the health and sustainability aspects of whole grains, whole grains and new business opportunities, communication and labeling of whole grains and establishment of a whole-grain public-private partnership.

The event is free of charge, however, registration is required. Registration is open till March 28, 2022.

Program

10.00-10.05: Welcome address

10.05-10.15: About WholEUGrain project
Sanne Møller Jensen, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

10-15-10.30: Importance of whole-grain intake from a governmental point of view
Marjeta Recek, Ministry of Health of Slovenia

10.30-10.45: Whole grains and new business opportunities – reformulation, new products and markets
Pia Jensen, CEO, Valsemøllen

11.00-11.15: What you need to know when you want to reformulate with whole grains?
Alfred Mar, ICC- International Association for Cereal Science and Technology

11.15-11.30: Q&A

11.30-12.00: Panel discussion 1 and 2
Discussion 1: “Reformulation and development of new products”
Per Frank, Nestle, Charlotte Clausen, Valsemøllen A/S, Maria Sitell, Brödinstitutet, Pernille Bang-Löwgren, CEO, Lantmännen Schulstad A/S, Sanne Møller Jensen, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

Discussion 2: “Communication and labelling”
Anne Pøhl Enevoldsen, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Kathy La Macchia, Grains & Legumes Nutrition CouncilTM, Sara Lamonaca, FoodDrinkEurope, Leif Nielsen, Danish Food and Drink Federation, Malene Bergendorf Johansson, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

12.00-12.10: Reporting from panel discussions

12.10-12.40: Whole Grain Break

12.40-12.55: Different strategies to increase availability/supply of whole grains
Rikke Neess, Danish Whole Grain Partnership 

12.55-13.10: Policy instruments and development of on pack communication in the promotion of whole-grain intake
Gabriel Masset, Whole Grain Initiative, Nestle 

13.10-13.25: How to develop health messages?
Caroline Sluyter, Oldways Whole Grains Council (US)  

13.25-13.40: Is the Danish model for whole-grain partnership transferable?
Jane Cheatley, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

13.30-14.00: Where are the WholEUGrain countries in establishing their own partnerships?
Aida Filipović Hadžiomeragić, Institute of Public Health of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Stela Stojisavljević, Public Health Institute of the Republic of Srpska, Corina-Aurelia Zugravu, Romanian Institute of Public Health, Dea Zavadlav, CCIS-Chamber of Agricultural and Food Enterprises

14.00-14.10: Q&A

14.10-14.40: Panel discussion 3 and 4
Discussion 3: “Preventing and Managing Conflicts of Interest (COI) in public-private partnerships”
Gitte Laub Hansen, Danish Cancer Society, Stela Stojisavljević, Public Health, Institute of the Republic of Srpska, Esben Rahbek Gjerdrum Pedersen, Copenhagen Business School, Sophie Lund, Danish Cancer Society, Sophie Lund, Danish Cancer Society

Discussion 4: “Consumer and market trends”
Lise Walbom, Food Nation Denmark, Rikke Neess, Danish Whole Grain
Partnership, Lars Aarup, COOP Denmark, Dea Zavadlav, CCIS-Chamber of
Agricultural and Food Enterprises

14.40-14.50: Reporting from panel discussions

14.40-15.00: Take away notes and conclusion

Why Engaging in a Public-private Partnership is a Win-Win for All

Warm-up event to the WholEUGrain Spring School

This warm-up event is held on March 15th and is the first event in a series of interconnected events held during the spring of 2022 under the EU-funded WholEUGrain project, which aims to transfer the success of the Danish Whole Grain Partnership and the lessons learned from building a successful public-private partnership to a broader European context.

The WholEUGrain spring school warm-up event, co-hosted by The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration and Food Nation, will give you business insights and perspectives from both the public and private sector on why engaging in a public-private partnership is a win-win for all.

Program

2.00 pm CET: Welcome

Cross-disciplinary collaboration: A characteristic of the Danish food cluster
Lise Walbom, CEO, Food Nation

Public perspective: Doing something good for health and climate by eating more whole grains
Anne Pøhl Enevoldsen, Head of Division, The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

Business perspective: Commercial success in a public-private partnership
René Normann Christensen, CEO, Kohberg Bakery Group A/S

Retail perspective: Increasing and supporting whole-grain availability
Thomas Roland, Head of department, responsibility, COOP Denmark

Time for questions from the audience 
Lise Walbom, CEO, Food Nation

Spring School Conference program and next steps
Anne Pøhl Enevoldsen, Head of Division, The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

3.00 pm CET: Thank you for today

WholEUGrain Spring School

The WholEUGrain Spring School 2022 will take place online on March 29th  from 10-15 CET. The WholEUGrain Spring School will include speakers from around the world that will give different perspectives on what it takes to increase the whole grain consumption and how to do it in a public-private partnership. The WholEUGrain spring school will include four different workshops on topics such as safeguarding against conflicts of interest when engaging public-private partnership, reformulation and development of new products, consumer and market trends and communication and labelling.

The target audience for the spring school is public and private stakeholders, who are interested in the topics listed above.

Additional information about the event will follow here soon.

About the WholEUGrain project

The WholeEUGrain project was launched in November 2019 in collaboration with project partners from four countries (Denmark, Romania, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina). The WholeEUGrain project runs for 3 years and receives support from the EU’s 3rd Health Programme. The overall aim is to facilitate and transfer some of the Danish best practices for a Whole Grain Partnership to other countries.

Read more about the project here.

Let’s talk! Organic production and consumption – an important contribution to a sustainable global food system

Join Food Nation’s Global Food Talk on February 11 and meet leading high-level profiles from the Danish and international agriculture and food scene in a dialogue about how to reach the high ambitions on increasing the organic agricultural land.

According to the UN, the current rate of global biodiversity loss is estimated to be 1,000 times higher than the extinction that would occur naturally with agriculture as one of the biggest causes. Loss of biodiversity is a major threat to our ability to produce food, find fresh drinking water and adapt to a changing climate. We urgently need to restore balance in nature and ensure a sustainable global food system – and here, organic is part of the solution.

Several countries and regions around the world are setting ambitious targets to take organic production to the next level. For example, has the European Union set a goal of 25% of agricultural land under organic farming by 2030. Boosting organic production and consumption requires the attention and actions of all, from food producers to food supply chain stakeholders to food industries, retailers, and consumers to ensure transformative change.

The main question for the dialogue is: How do we ensure enough safe, nutritious and sustainable food for everyone while maintaining nature in balance with organic production as a central contributor?

Program

9.00 am CET: Welcome, Lise Walbom, CEO, Food Nation 

  • Key-note speech
    Henri Delanghe, Deputy Head of Unit (Organics), DG Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission
  • How to stimulate growth and transformation towards more organic production and consumption?
    Dialogue between Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Rasmus Prehn and Paul Holmbeck, World Board member at IFOAM Organics International
  • Going organic – what are the business drivers and actions?
    Dialogue between Kræn Østergaard Nielsen CEO at COOP Danmark and Hanne Søndergaard, CMO and EVP of Marketing, Innovation, Communication and Sustainability, Arla Foods

 10.15 am CET: Moderator closing remarks

Why join?

Join the event at Food Nations Global Food Talk on organic to gain knowledge on game-changing solutions, scalable actions, and partnership models for organic development, be inspired by international stakeholders focusing on sustainable food solutions for all and become motivated to take action towards the 2030-agenda.

AquaSur

Join the largest aquaculture fair in the southern hemisphere in Puerto Montt, Chile, on March 2-4, 2022. The exhibition plays out in a hybrid format allowing you to connect with hundreds of professionals, decision-makers and leading industry companies in-person and online. 

AquaSur will showcase the latest technologies and innovations within the aquaculture and affiliated fish/seafood processing industry. This year at AquaSur, you can meet:

  • +1,000 brands
  • 42 countries
  • +25,000 professional visitors
  • +15,000 sqm of exhibition area

Due to the pandemic, the fair will be carried out in a hybrid format where you can meet professionals, decision-makers and leading industry companies face-to-face and digitally. That means you can join the exhibition and gain new insights from anywhere at any time

Danish companies at AquaSur 2022

The Embassy of Denmark in Chile and Danish Export – Fish Tech invites you to visit the Pavilion of Denmark at AquaSur 2022 in Puerto Montt, Chile.

Participating Danish companies exhibiting at the aquaculture fair will be announced soon.

Anuga FoodTec

Join Anuga FoodTec on April 26-29, 2022, in Cologne and be a part of one of the leading global trade fairs that cover all aspects of food production.

At Anuga FoodTec you can meet all sectors of the food and beverage industry: management and employees involved in research & development, design, manufacturing/production, quality control and maintenance, purchasing, sales and marketing, large-scale butchers and bakeries, food trade and other decision-makers from the food industry.

Anuga FoodTec will showcase innovations and technological visions, from process technology to filling and packaging technology to food safety, from packaging materials to digitalization and intralogistics. And beyond that, there’s plenty more to discover.

About Anuga FoodTec

  •  1,6000 exhibitors in 2018 from all over the world
  • Exhibition Space 140,000 m2
  • 50% more visitors since 2009
  • Meet 30+ Danish companies at Anuga 2022

Meet the following Danish companies at Anuga FoodTech