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From sustenance to sustainability, food is central to global health and wealth. With unprecedented pressures on our global food system, the University of Leeds brings together world-class researchers to help tackle the food challenges created and faced by a growing population.

Drawing on expertise from food science and nutrition, biological sciences, climate, water, agriculture, data, engineering and social science, Food@Leeds has a track record of ensuring research makes a transformative difference, influencing policy, collaborating with industry on R&D and innovation, and working with local communities globally.   Key areas of work include: farming and food production systems; food informatics; product adulteration detection systems; food, nutrition and wellbeing; and food politics and justice.