Our food systems today are unsustainable. They are both affected by and drivers of climate change; resources scarcity; pollution and waste; environmental degradation, loss of biodiversity, population growth, malnutrition and diet-related non-communicable disease. Food 2030 is the EU's research and innovation policy to transform food systems and ensure everyone has enough affordable, nutritious food to lead a healthy life. It is in line with, and supports, the goals of the European Green Deal, Farm to Fork strategy and bioeconomy strategy. Its pathways for action arein line with the proposed partnership on Safe and Sustainable Food Systems for People, Planet and Climate and supportive of the goals of the Mission area: soil health and food.
Food 2030 covers the entire food system, linking multiple sectors from primary production by land and water to food processing, retail and distribution, packaging, waste and recycling, catering services and consumption.
The main key food and nutrition goals of Food 2030 are: