40 Experts Talk Waste and Sustainability at {Re} Food Forum


Waste, farming and sustainability are all on the agenda at two-day food symposium {Re} on 19 and 20 March in Bangkok, with a focus on the food industry in Asia.

40 speakers, including scientists, chefs, farmers, food historians and social entrepreneurs will all convene to give TED like talks on the future of food and food production in the hospitality industry in Asia.

The brainchild of chefs Duangporn ‘Bo’ Songvisava and Dylan Jones at Bangkok's Bo.lan restaurant on Asia's 50 Best Restaurants list, together with writer and farmer Leisa Tyler, the idea "is to create awareness about how we consume food responsibly”, explains Duangporn ‘Bo’ Songvisava. “It is about considering all aspects of food production, from environment and sustainable farming techniques,to packaging, waste and the use of indigenous ingredients”

 Speakers Include (more to be confirmed): 

Douglas MacMaster - on creating the world’s zero carbon restaurant, Silo in the UK;
Helianti Hilman - founder of endemic Indonesian foodstuff company, Javara, on creating a market for high value endemic produce and using market forces to help preserve cultural identity;
Dan Hunter - acclaimed chef of restaurant, Brae, in rural Victoria on land-care philosophies and farm to table
Lalana Srikram - Thai organic farmer on the true cost of food production and if organics can feed the world
Shinobu Namae - from two-star Michelin restaurant L’Effervescence in Tokyo on upscaling waste into food.




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