At the «Open Food Data Hackdays» we invite engineers, designers, agricultural and nutrition experts, entrepreneurs and students to jointly develop new solutions for a transparent and sustainable food system based on open food data. At the Hackdays on 7 - 9 September at Zugorama in Zug, we added hardware aspects and challenges under the slogan: "Open Food Data meets Smart Kitchen". For more information visit


In addition to the tools and datasets provided in of the challenges above, we encourage you to use our recommended data wrangling tools, the results of the Basel 2018, Lausanne 2018 and Zurich/Lausanne 2017 Hackdays, and our collection of community-curated Data Packages:

At the Hackdays, you are free to use these, your own, or other data - just remember to always properly attribute your sources and respect each license. Be aware of the Terms of Use before you dig in. Your experience and support will help us to open more data according to the Open Definition and open licenses! Visit our Guidelines page for more information, and please contact us if you have any questions or suggestions.

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