Simran Sethi

Simran Sethi is a journalist and educator focused on food, sustainability and social change. Named the environmental “messenger” by Vanity Fair, a top 10 eco-hero of the planet by the U.K.’s Independent, and designated one of the top eight women saving the planet by Marie Claire, Simran is the author of the award-winning book Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love, about the story of changes in food and agriculture told through bread, wine, chocolate, coffee and beer. She is also the creator of The Slow Melt, a podcast dedicated to all things cacao, cocoa and chocolate. She is an associate at the University of Melbourne’s Sustainable Society Institute in Australia and a recent visiting scholar at the Cocoa Research Centre in St. Augustine, Trinidad.

Author photograph: Jana Dambrogio