Tobias Joos’ start-up lets you order high quality food ingredients like spices and oils directly from the farms where they are grown. In his conversation with us he makes the case for seasonal availability of ingredients and drops the ball on all that is opaque about the food certification sector.

Crowd Container is working on a novel idea to connect small-scale producers to a market in a part of the world they’ve never seen in their lives. What does it get right? It greatly enables the farmers and allows consumers a taste of what real food is supposed to be like. What does it get wrong? It takes months before your order arrives! (But that’s the point.)

If you live in Zurich or Bern you can place your order here.

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