The future of food and agriculture

The future of food and agriculture

In the future, food will be produced closer to the consumer. This means what we eat is in the future, produced in urban environments using raw materials coming from the city, the forest, the sea and our fields. The importance of agriculture, however, for human livelihood and survival, will in the long run change dramatically and be reduced mainly due to environmental reasons.

It is also reasonable to believe that our food is produced in new production systems. These production systems
will be sustainable, circular and mutualistic. Systems where we control all flows and where emissions and surpluses have been minimised to the non-existent. This production will take place in industrial areas fully specialised in producing food.

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Bengt Fellbe