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  • Manifesto Point 1
NATURE/TERROIR

NATURE/TERROIR

It shall be the utmost priority to revive, secure and sustain biodiversity – in nature and society.

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  • Manifesto Point 2
CRAFTSMANSHIP/ HANDCRAFT

CRAFTSMANSHIP/ HANDCRAFT

It is about to set up a standard of highest quality in German handcraft and artisanal food production, to rediscover craftsmanship and to learn how to value and process heirloom varieties.

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  • Manifesto Point 3
INNOVATION

INNOVATION

We will use the capacities of the strongly established German technology and research sector and channel its strength to create a modern, steadily progressing German Cuisine 2.0.

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  • Manifesto Point 4
EDIBLE GERMANY

EDIBLE GERMANY

Our regions, cities, neighborhoods and landscapes are edible.

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  • Manifesto Point 5
BEYOND SUSTAINABLE

BEYOND SUSTAINABLE

We want to achieve a resilient food system, that serves communities as a safe and climate-friendly structure to sustain themselves, to grow and to help in their personal development.

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  • Manifesto Point 6
CROSSPOLLINATION

CROSSPOLLINATION

Throughout history, Germany has always been a country primarily shaped by migration and its food culture is therefore one of the most diversely influenced cuisines in the world.

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  • Manifesto Point 7
RIGHT TO GOOD FOOD

RIGHT TO GOOD FOOD

Food works as an actor for change on many different layers. It is the expression of nature, culture, society and politics – all at the same time. Good, healthy and fair produced food should be on the daily agenda.

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  • Manifesto Point 8
TRUE COST ACCOUNTING

TRUE COST ACCOUNTING

We need to pay a lot more attention to the true cost of our consumption. In the case of food, we all have to reflect on the real outcomes of industrial production.

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  • Manifesto Point 9
CONVIVIALITY/ COLLABORATION

CONVIVIALITY/ COLLABORATION

In order to create a food system in Germany that serves nature, agriculture, people and all other stakeholders along the chain that stand up for good food, we have to work together for this common goal.

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  • Manifesto Point 10
9+1

9+1

The last commandment of the Neue Deutsche Kelle Manifesto is marked as “9+1” and reveals the nature of the manifesto’s steady progression.

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