Thank you for your interest. Future Food Beacon closed in July 2023 and these pages will not be further updated. We thank all those involved in making the Beacon a success. The University of Nottingham Food Systems Institute launched in Aug 2023 please visit their webpages for more information.

Future Food research

Our teams are working across the food system to explore ways to future proof food security

‘Hidden hunger,’ less diverse diets, naturally low nutrients in our staple crops, and an increasing reliance on over-processed foods mean that more than a quarter of the world’s population is not getting the goodness they need from what they eat. Our researchers are tapping into their expertise across the food chain – from soil to molecule to meal – to deliver sustainable solutions to global food challenges.

Research Themes


Research Highlights




World-class research at the University of Nottingham

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