What is a sustainable diet? The protein shift – challenges and opportunities

Date: 2022-11-09

Time: 15:00 - 18:00

Address: IVA Conference Center, Grev Turegatan 16, Stockholm or online

What constitutes a sustainable diet is about far more than greenhouse gases. In this seminar we address nutritional, environmental, and political aspects of producing plant-based proteins and foods and discuss possible paths forward to sustain balance between human and planetary health.


Welcome and introduction:
Prof Ann-Sofie Sandberg, Chalmers University of Technology 

Healthy diets from a sustainable food system: turning facts into acts

Prof Edith Feskens, Wageningen University

Environmental sustainability of plant-based protein production – an overview 
Prof Christel Cederberg, Chalmers University of Technology 

Protein shift – a political consumerism perspective
Assoc prof Carolin Zorell, Örebro University 

Coffee Break 

Food technology for development and production of novel plant-based food products
Prof Nesli Sözer, VTT Finland 

Nutritional limitations with meat analogues currently on the Swedish market
Dr Cecilia Mayer Labba, Chalmers University of Technology 

Moderator: Annika Åhnberg 

For those interested, dinner afterwards is offered at cost price (limited number of seats).

The seminar is organised by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) Division X Biotechnology, the Royal Swedish Agricultural Academy and the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences National committee for Nutrition and Food Sciences

The seminar will be conducted in English.

More information and registration>

Contact: Peter Brandén
Email: program@kva.se