Are insects, cultured meat and meal replacement powders the key to building a better food future? Decide for yourself at this month’s Food+Tech Meetup.
We’ll hear from five alternative protein pioneers who are working to catapult a healthier and more sustainable food system from farm to fork. You’ll get an inside look at their companies’ business models, products, challenges and lessons learned.
7:00 – 7:45: Networking, Snacks & Drinks
7:45 – 9:00: Presentations & Q&A
9:00 – 9:30: More Networking
Greg Sewitz & Gabi Lewis – Co-founders, Exo – Exo is pioneering insect protein as a sustainable and nutritious food alternative.
Gilonne d’Origny – COO, New Harvest – New Harvest is a strategic grant-making organization advancing breakthroughs in cellular agriculture, that means meat, eggs, milk, etc. made from cell cultures rather than from an animal. It is kickstarting an industry of animal products made without animals and envisions a world where we consume animal products without harming life. New Harvest funds inspiring, promising and groundbreaking research while convening and informing stakeholders.
Sebastian Garcia & Danielle Soto – Co-founders, Sani -Sani is personalized food that contains every nutrient your body specifically needs based on who you are and your health goals. With just a little water, you can have a perfect meal on the go, but with four ingredients or less you can make cookies, breads and more.
We’re looking for two more alternative protein innovators to present. Email nina[at]foodtechconnect[dot]com with more information about your company if you’re interested.
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Taste Wine Company, called “the Spotify of wine” by Edible Manhattan, is disrupting the retail wine space with wine dispensing machines and a mobile app encouraging customers to taste their wine before buying it. The more youTaste and then rate thewines, the better the recommendations from the app. Check them out at 50 3rd Ave or download their App to learn more.
Ox Verte – A forward-thinking food company that caters to the health-conscious and hungry alike.
Better Beast – Whether you’re fighting with the stapler, twirling barbells or just wrestling with everyday gravity, Better Beast has got your back. Packed with extra protein, its peanut butter provides essential calories and over 30 vitamins & minerals.
29. Private Kitchen is a social dining movement creating prix-fixe indian-inspired tasting menus for supper clubs, popup dining experiences and private events. Our floating kitchen uses food as a medium to connect, inspire & collaborate with individuals & businesses alike, and our menus are secret till the day, inspired by native roots & the ever changing seasons.