AZTI’s online workshop to generate ideas on promoting healthy eating in children

On 21 and 22 October, AZTI organised an online workshop to respond to the challenges faced in promoting healthy eating in children and reducing food waste within the family environment and schools. The event was attended by experts from the food industry, public institutions, non-governmental organizations, education, academia, and health sciences. The online format of […]

The ‘ASSIST’ platform

ASSIST is an interactive web platform aimed at improving family eating habits. It provides free expert and customised nutrition guidance addressing purchasing behaviour, opinions, preferences and attitudes towards food. Check out the website here. It comes with an App for Android and IOS. The tool was developed by AZTI, an artificial intelligence company, AiTalentum, the […]

Have your say on improving food choices in children

As part of dissemination of the School Network project, AZTI have been compiling ‘nanovideos’, in which stakeholders respond to one or more questions on healthy eating in children. You can view a selection of these videos on the AZTI YouTube channel playlist here. The topics of discussion for the EIT Food School Network are: Would you […]

Cooking competition

More than 1,700 families showed interest in the AZTI cooking competition (#AZTICocinaEnFamilia). To participate, a child and an adult had to send a healthy homemade recipe that included at least two vegetables. In the prize draw, more than 50 families were the winners in different categories: AZTI, Grupo AN, Angulas Aguinagra prize, and AZTI social […]

AZTI on YouTube

Throughout the 3-year EIT Food School Network project, the team at AZTI have been running activities such as cooking classes and recipe competitions, and videos of these are all available to watch on their YouTube channel, which you can watch here. You will find out more about the School Network project, video recipes with nutritional […]

Presentation at the UK Society for Behavioural Medicine webinar

Back in September, the team at Queen’s University Belfast presented work on a review of secondary school dietary interventions as part of the EIT Food School Network project. The UK Society of Behavioural Medicine launched a special interest group on Children’s Lifestyle Behaviours, Wellbeing and Health and held a webinar on current issues in school […]

Launch of the Food for Children Network on LinkedIn

The team at AZTI have recently launched LinkedIn group – the Food for Children Network. You can request to join the group here. The group aims to connect key players who are producing tools and resources to tackle childhood obesity, promoting healthy eating behaviours from infancy, and reducing food wastage at the family and school […]

Webinar – promoting children’s healthy eating

As part of the EIT Food School Network, the University of Reading have organised a fantastic line-up of speakers for a webinar on healthy eating in schools, nurseries and day care. Speakers include Jeanette Orrey MBE from Food for Life and Karen Finstad Glover from the HENRY programme. For the full list of speakers and […]

School Network stakeholder workshops

AZTI is moving forward in the organisation of the EIT Food School Network workshops, which will be held in October and November this year. AZTI kick off first with their workshop in Spain in October. Four workshops were originally due to be held in the European cities of Bilbao, Warsaw, Helsinki and Reading, but these will […]