AUSTRALIA – Former US Secretary of State John Kerry delivered an inspiring keynote to open this week’s food innovation summit in Melbourne.

Seeds&Chips, the internationally renowned annual food summit platform, in partnership with Global Table, the ‘largest agri-food business event in the Asia-Pacific’ are behind the event, which is focused on finding solutions to the world’s most pressing food-related challenges.

“Right now today every one in nine people wakes up in the morning with hunger pains and they go to bed with an empty stomach. We have to increase food production by 60% between now and 2050 just to keep pace,” said John Kerry.

Follow #SaCGlobalTable for all the latest. The Melbourne summit runs until 5 September.