About the host

Allen Weiner

Allen Weiner, a passionate advocate for sustainable food practices, is the charismatic host of the acclaimed radio show "Food Forward: Nourishing the World” on VoiceAmerica.

With a deep-seated commitment to exploring innovative solutions in the food industry, Allen delves into topics ranging from organic farming to cutting-edge biotechnologies, with an eye on a healthier, more sustainable future. His insightful interviews and thought-provoking discussions have made "Food Forward" a must-listen for anyone interested in the future of food.

Before his work as a radio host, Allen was a writer and technology analyst known for his expertise in areas ranging from sports, publishing technology, and digital media to cooking, travel, art, music, and the future of food. As an analyst with 20 years of experience working for Gartner, Inc., Allen has spoken at conferences around the world and has been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, CNN, Good Morning America, Bloomberg News, and the BBC.

Career & Works

Allen’s career as a multimedia journalist includes his work as a reporter and columnist at daily newspapers, trade and consumer magazines, and digital publications such as The Daily Dot and Sportscasting.com. He is currently a regular contributor to The Spoon, a leading food-tech resource. He was also a digital media executive who led the team that launched the first newspaper on the Web—SFgate

Allen is also the author of the three-part Max Rosen Mystery series novels and the upcoming novel “Watch Tower,” scheduled to be released in late 2023 by Pegasus Publishing.


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