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Exploring the Future of Sustainable Food with dsm-firmenich at the Lowlands Festival

Delft, the Netherlands, Aug 18, 2023

dsm-firmenich business unit Taste, Texture & Health was on hand at the Lowlands Festival in the Netherlands to let festival-goers play with making a delicious, nutritious and sustainable dish of the future. dsm-firmenich collaborated with food futurist Chloé Rutzerveld, Organism Studios and the Dutch Research Council (NWO) with an interactive booth that allowed festival visitors to create future dishes. The dsm-firmenich team also served plant-based snacks for visitors to get a real taste of a future dish.

dsm-firmenich Emmy van Schijndel, business savoury manager, comments: “By participating in Lowlands Science, we show that we are "innovators in nutrition and health". We teach consumers how dsm-firmenich is shaping the future of food by creating sustainable food options not just for tomorrow, but for the long term.”

Where science meets festival

Lowlands Science is part of the Dutch Lowlands festival that attracts more than 60,000 visitors annually. At Lowlands Science, universities and knowledge institutions showcase exciting research and experiments.

The interactive booth, ‘’Cellulair Culinair’’ allows visitors to step into a digital ''kitchen'' and create a future-proof dish from raw materials. As they do so, visitors learn how biotechnology can help grow food from cells of plants and animals without using traditional farming methods (called: cellular agriculture) – to help shape more sustainable food systems. The digital, version of a future dish appears in a hologram on the screen. The interactive booth will travel around the Netherlands in coming months, next up is the Space Farming Expo in the Evoluon in Eindhoven. 


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