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Get started with EIT Food image templates 

We are happy to share these easy-to-use image templates with you. We recommend you use these templates because they adhere to the EIT Food brand guidelines

Read What are EIT Food's Brand Guidelines to ensure you use the right font, colours and logos.

How to use the EIT Food image templates

We have a variety of Canva templates in store for you to choose from. Please have a look at the options below and choose the perfect template for your communication objective.

Please keep the following in mind before using these templates:


  • It is important to use the same common words and grammar across all EIT Food communications and refer to the British English spelling standard.


  • Each templateprovides you with a pre-selected set of EIT Food colours which match the colour template of our brand guidelines. When editing the templates, you will find these in the tool bar on the left under 'document colours'.
  • If you wish to change them, please keep it within the colours of the EIT Food Brand Book, pages 38-42.


  • Please do not move the EIT Food and EU logo around and do not make them any smaller as they must stay readable.

Note: To use and edit these templates, you might be asked to quickly set up a free Canva account after clicking on “Use Template“. If you are not sure about how to use Templates on Canva and how to properly embed images into templates, please find answers to your questions here.

EIT Food templates (click on the image to access the template)

Templates with text
These templates help highlight key information about a particular topic (e.g. a definition, a key message from a report, trends, etc.)
Templates with stats
Besides insightful statistics, make sure to include credible sources to help back up the story and add value to a post.
Changemaker "quote" templates
These templates allow you to embed the photo of a Changemaker. If you're not sure what Changemakers are and why we recommend using them to engage with your audiences, you can learn more about EIT Food's digital communications strategy here.
Podcast templates
There are five templates available where you can embed images of the guests and even soundbites.
Video templates
You can use some of the existing temmplates to embed a video, or create a new one combining video footage and images, as well as text. See also How do I create an EIT Food video.Community video  Event takeaways
GIF template

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This article was last reviewed in December 2023 and will be reviewed again in December 2024.
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