Thrive: Food For Thought

17th November 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Food for Thought is an online panel event featuring businesses which use food to make the world a better place: from reusing food waste, to fighting food poverty in the local community.
Panel speakers include-

Terence Chung Fruu is the co-founder of FRUU cosmetics, a London-based start-up that turns “wonky fruits” into sustainable cosmetics. A trained biochemist, cosmetic scientist, science teacher and an Oxford Brookes Alumni, Terence was able to channel his long-held passion for product design and sustainability in FRUU.

Saman Jamshidifard: Oxford City Larder. The Oxford City Larder is a food scheme where members can take fresh fruit, vegetables and selected ambient groceries such as packets or tins that come from food industry excess and would otherwise be thrown away. Supplied by SOFEA, Powered by West Oxford Community.

Laura Snook: The Wonky Food Company which makes tasty products from imperfect and surplus fruit and vegetables, selling in the Co-op, Ocado and a growing network of independent delis, farm shops and artisan food stores. Their mission: to tackle the global problem of food waste and encourage everyone to value more and waste less.


This event is part of the ‘Power in Purpose’ themed events at Thrive festival.

Thrive Festival celebrates inspiration, creativity and innovation. Open to everyone, its a chance for those already interested or involved in enterprise to develop their skills and those who aren?t to get curious.

Enterprise/ Entrepreneurship could mean anything from a project or undertaking, taking initiative, being resourceful, being ‘business minded’ or owning a business or company.

Thrive 2022 will run between Monday 14th and Saturday 19th of November.


17th November 2022
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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