1-3 OctoberKulturkvarteret


Spot on Food is organized 1-3 October and consists of three sections. Customice your participation, choose when and where you want to join!

The event begins with the Food Hack, which runs from 1-3 October. On 2 October, there is an opportunity to participate in Build up Day with a Food road trip and a Community dinner. 

The Spot on Food conference is the main event and is arranged on 3 October.


Food Hack

Krinova's international innovation competition, Food Hack, takes place on 1-3 October and has its finale during the Spot on Food conference. Read more and register here.

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Krinova Incubator & Science Park


Food road trip

A full-day guided bus tour to visit farmers, food and beverage producers. Please note that tickets for the Food road trip are limited. Read more here

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Naturum parking lot
Business Development & Marketing Manager, Balsgård Foodtech
CEO Wanås Gods AB
Founder of Gårdsfisk
Farmer, Sixtorp gård
Agronomist, Fagraslätt

Community dinner

Take part in an evening of networking and delectable cuisine from local farmers. Please note that tickets for the Community dinner are limited. Read more here

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Smaca, Kristianstad


Registration & Breakfast

The Mindful Kitchen & Bar: Breakfast on local produce and gems from startups.

Focused networking though AI-powered matchmaking (continues during the whole day).

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    Kulturkvarteret, Kristianstad


    Frida Berglund and Camilla Palm welcome you to the conference together with Christian Nyhlén, CEO of Krinova, and Jonas Haak, Chairman of the Board at Krinova.

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    Chairman of the Municipal Board, Kristianstad

    Pep Talk

    On the right way - inspiring trends towards a resilient food system.

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    Writer/trendspotter, focus on future food systems, AGFO

    Preparedness Session

    What is necessary to increase preparedness and resilience in the food system?

    • 100% fish - smart utilizing of sea food products with Thor Sigfusson - Iceland Ocean Cluster.
    • Country case: To be announced
    • What companies will be the unicorns of tomorrow? Trends and insights on preperedness with Matthieu Vincent - Digital Food Labs.
    • Prepared for tomorrow? How we can increase preparedness and resilience in the food system. Panel discussion with Annette Granéli - Green On, Andreas Hansen - UN World Food Programme, Estefania Simon-Sasyk - Mycelium Gastronomy Network.
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    Founder and chairman, Iceland Ocean Cluster
    Partner, Digital Food Lab
    CEO and Co-Founder of Green-On
    Director, WFP Office for the Nordics and Baltics, UN World Food Programme
    Founder, Mycelium Gastronomy Network

    Food Hack Final

    Pitches from the three finalists from the 48-hour innovation competition Food Hack by Krinova.

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    Lunch & Learn

    Enjoy lunch from the Mindful Kitchen & Bar with experts and scientists.

    • The Mindful Kitchen & Bar: Enjoy lunch from startups and local farms, signed by Jessie Sommarström, Sommarström Grimlund/Sodexo.

    • Lunch & Learn: combine lunch and round table discussions with experts and scientists:
      • Ethical New Product Development with Estefania Simon-Sasyk – Mycileum Gastronomy Network.
      • Precision Fermentation and Biotechnology with Eva Nordberg Karlsson, professor biotechnology Lund University.

    Focused networking though AI-powered matchmaking.

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    Founder, Mycelium Gastronomy Network
    Head of foodservices på Sodexo, Sommarström Grimlund
    Chef Mindful Kitchen & Bar, Business Designer Krinova Incubator & Science Park

    Entrepreneurship Session

    How can innovative entrepreneurship contribute to building a more resilient and sustainable food system?

    • Balancing growth and sustainability – key components for entrepreneurial success with Sara Wimmercranz - Backing Minds.
    • Entrepreneur pitches x 6 on the themes: Healthy waters, New business models and Innovative Protein with Cajsa Torell – KOBB, Gittan Schiöld – Re:meat, Maria Martinez - Agrodit, Jonas Maltha - Agreena, Jacob Peterson - Foodtel, and Fredrik Jonsson - TekInn.
    • From food communities to positive tipping communities – how local initiatives are rapidly reshaping the food system with Avit Bhowmit - Karlstad University.
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    Founding Partner of BackingMinds VC
    Environmental Scientist, Climate Solutionist, Karlstad University
    CCO & Co-founder, Re:meat
    CEO Agrodit
    Head of Commercial Development, Agreena
    Co-founder Foodtel AB
    Co-founder TekInn

    Price Ceremony - Food Hack

    Winner of Food Hack 2024.

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    Drinks & Fika

    Enjoy drinks created by Richard Man, Cocktails Made Incredible/Man Clan + coffee and snacks from the Mindful Kitchen & Bar.

    Focused networking through AI-powered matchmaking

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      Drinks innovator at Cocktails Made Incredible, Man Clan

      Diversity Session

      How is diversity contributing to a more resilient food system?

      • Ruminants role in a resilient food system with Märta Jansdotter Aguirre - Gröna Gårdar.
      • Diversity in your belly – is our food choices starving our microbes? with Björn Schröder - Umeå University.
      • Sowing resilience: The crucial roles of farming, genes, nutrition and behavior. Panel discussion with Hannes Dempewolf - Crop Trust, Karin Wendin – Kristianstad University, Maja Lippe - Federation of Young Swedish Farmers Skåne and Helena Allard - Axfood​.
      • Unlocking success - the power of diversity and innovation with Tobias Degsell - Combiner AB.
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      CEO Gröna Gårdar
      Global Managing Director, Antonelli Foundations
      Founder of Combiner AB
      Professor Food and Meal Science, Kristianstad University
      Docent in Infection Biology, Umeå University
      Chairman, Federation of Young Swedish Farmers Skåne​
      Sustainability innovator Primary production, Axfood

      Thank you & Good bye!