We may be a little biased here at The Spoon, but we think food tech is the most exciting industry going.
Think about it: Food is what many of us – heck, most of us – spend a huge chunk of our day thinking about, craving, searching for, and consuming. Food is something everyone is passionate about.
It’s also an industry where some of the biggest advances in AI, biology, agriculture, design, chemistry, and many more fields are now manifesting themselves to create some of the most interesting and exciting changes we’ve ever seen in what, where, how, and why we feed ourselves.
And perhaps most importantly, food systems and their future will undeniably play an outsized role in determining what life on earth looks like here in 10, 20, or 100 years.
All of which is why we love covering this industry, and the biggest joy in all of it is talking to the people leading the food tech revolution. The innovation, the collective progress we make, the futuristic advances we see nearly every week, all of it is a direct result of the many inspiring voices pioneering in this space and trying to create a better world.
It’s an industry made up of thoughtful and brilliant people worthy of celebrating, which is why we’re launching the Food Tech Visionary Awards. To be presented at The Food Tech Leaders Forum in November, The Food Tech Visionary Awards will recognize those making the biggest impact and inspiring others to help lead the charge.
And because we know we’re not the only ones who are energized and inspired by the many leaders building the future of food, we want to ask our readers to tell us who they think deserves consideration. If you know someone who you think is creating something amazing and helping to catalyze the world of food tech, please let us know by filling out this nomination form.
The Food Tech Visionary awards will consider seven categories: Sustainability/Food Waste Reduction, Future Food, Future Kitchen, Restaurant Tech, Food Robotics & AI, Agriculture & Farm Tech, and Food Web3. You can find out more about what is considered under each category on the nomination page here.
We will be taking nominations until August 15th. Final selections will be chosen by the Spoon editorial team and an assembled panel of experts. Finalists will be notified and announced in the fall and the winners in each category will be named live at the Food Tech Leaders Forum on November 3rd (get tickets here).