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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.
On the site of the WFC Experience you will find all information.

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News

On September 9, WUR and Radboud University will present their joint OnePlanet Research Center, focusing on digital innovations for more sustainable agriculture, food and health. OnePlanet Research Center is a collaboration between imec nanotechnology institute, Wageningen University & Research, Radboud University and Radboud University Medical Center, with the support of the province of Gelderland. OnePlanet opened inRead more
On October 16, World Food Day, I4NATURE organizes the Youth World Food Day in the Smaakpark at the WFC in Ede. This is a follow-up to the successful Youth Summit that took place on World Food Day last year. During Youth World Food Day, young people and opinion leaders talk together about solutions to food wastage as one of the global food challenges.Read more
From 5-16 October 2019, Dutch Food Week, formerly Dutch Agri Food Week, is the national platform for food, food innovation and food production. It is shown in an attractive way how we work hard in the Netherlands on sufficient healthy, tasty and safe food for everyone. During Dutch Food Week, various parties share their enthusiasm, knowledge and skills: from scientistsRead more
In its latest report, the UN climate panel (IPCC) concludes that there is a global food shortage due to climate change. It talks about a completely untenable way in which people deal with land. Degraded, eroded farmland, cut forests, disappeared flora and fauna, expanding deserts and drained peat lands: the natural system no longer absorbs CO2, but emitsRead 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.

Fun
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.

The WFC Experience will receive 330,000 visitors a year 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.