NEOM, as part of its sustainability objectives, has recently announced Topian as its new food company. The company plans to focus on developing sustainable and innovative food solutions across five vertical pillars that include climate-proof agriculture, regenerative aquaculture, novel foods, personalized nutrition, sustainable food supply, and ESG.
These efforts are aimed at supporting Saudi Arabia‘s Vision 2030, which aims to achieve food security, mitigate the effects of climate change, and attain net-zero emissions by 2060.
Nadhmi Al-Nasr, CEO of NEOM, said, “NEOM is an accelerator of human progress, and Topian reflects our dedication to creating a positive, long-lasting transformation to lives in Saudi Arabia and the rest of the world. Topian’s innovative approach will be a key driver in shaping the future landscape of a sustainable and secure food industry. We look forward to working closely with investors, partners, and food industry experts in turning ambitious ideas into reality, supporting economic diversification in the Kingdom, and aligning with Saudi Vision 2030.”
Dr. Juan Carlos Motamayor, Chief Executive Officer of Topian, said, “As a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEOM, Topian is fully aligned with NEOM’s commitment to providing high-quality food products to the market and promoting food security and sustainability while contributing to the Kingdom’s self-sufficiency objectives and long-term economic goals. Topian is leading the food-security conversation to create a resilient food supply in line with the Saudi Green Initiative and the United Nations Sustainability Development Goals. We are not only committing to shaping a transformative global food system but also to setting a global benchmark by pioneering new technologies and innovative solutions to overcome food-related challenges and create a more secure, sustainable, and prosperous future for all.”