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The World Food Center

The challenge

The ever growing world population and increasing pressure on the planet lead to huge challenges in the food chain. More so, our day to day choices have an impact on our body and our environment. To provide enough, nutritious and sustainable food for everyone today and in the future, a radical change in how we produce and consume food is needed.

The approach

The World Food Center unites consumers and organizations and stimulates them to take more responsibility and join forces to find solutions for challenges in the food chain we face today and in the future. We feed each other. we feed each other.

The World Food Center is the place to be for food. A place where consumers, private partners, knowledge institutes and governments can share knowledge and inspire one another. The lively urban area adds to both an eventful and meaningful lasting awareness among consumers and provide breeding ground for innovation.

World Food Center Experience

The World Food Center Experience offers an educational food adventure where consumers in a playful way get to understand the complex story of the food chain. The goal is to inspire visitors to make conscious choices every day for tasty, healthy and sustainable food.

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The World Food Center is in the news a lot at the moment. A lot is said and written about it, but not everything is clear. On the page about the WFC, therefore, the Municipality of Ede reviews the most important information of this moment: What is the World Food Center even thoughRead more
While the summer has started, and people left and right go on vacation, the World Food Center Experience continues to work hard. Before the scenes, this is especially evident in the increasing number of events taking place at the WFC, around the barracks, in the Maurits barracks and in the Akoesticum. This is what happens behind the scenesRead more
On Saturday, July 13, Foodlog is organizing a debate at the World Food Center in Ede (location Akoesticum) about the consequences of the PAS (Nitrogen Approach Program). Consequences for farmers, but also for biodiversity and food production. No doubt a lively debate! Click here to sign up (free of charge!). The Nitrogen Approach Program (PAS)Read more
With the opening of the Mauritskazerne on Monday 1 July, the World Food Center once again has a beautiful and professional event location. The national monument building from 1906 has been transformed by the Teka group into a pop-up location for events and meetings. The Mauritskazerne will house the World Food Center Experience in a few years. The statelyRead more

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Experience WFC

Experience the Experience

Central to the World Food Center is the World Food Center Experience. This Experience offers a true food adventure where consumers uniquely understand the complex story of the food chain.

The Experience wants to inspire visitors with games, stories, experiences and interaction to make conscious choices every day for tasty, healthy and sustainable food. Conscious choices with a positive impact for themselves and for the world around them.

Show what nutrition does to the body, your environment and the world and help to change the eating habits of consumers to a healthier and more sustainable diet.

Each year the WFC Experience will receive 330,000 visitors for a unique food experience. There is room for dialogue in the futuristic theater with 3D projections and holograms. The Experience has its own labs and kitchens and is suitable for conferences and TV recordings.

It is the meeting place for consumers, food professionals, knowledge institutions and agrofood companies and shows that the Netherlands is a world player in agrofood.