Resources about plant-based and cultivated meat
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GFI CEO and Founder Bruce Friedrich explains how new forms of meat production can help address some of the greatest global challenges of our time.
Explore sales data for plant-based meat, egg, and dairy products in the U.S. retail market. Find key category insights, size, sales growth, and purchase dynamics for the plant-based industry.
Our State of the Industry Reports offer a deep dive into the key technologies, business developments, and scientific advances propelling the industries for plant-based, cultivated, and fermentation-derived meat, seafood, eggs, and dairy.
In this report, we showcase countries around the world working to position themselves as economic powerhouses of the alternative protein industry.
Government support will accelerate the growth of alternative proteins. Learn how GFI works to secure public funds for alternative protein research.
Learn why alternative protein innovation is crucial to meeting the Paris Agreement temperature target and how we can accelerate progress.
GFI’s 2021 Year in Review documents global progress made on alternative protein science, policy solutions, and private sector investment.
See all of GFI’s past and future events and webinars, alongside a curated selection of alt protein industry events.
Meet our experts
PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER
Bruce Friedrich serves as GFI’s chief thought leader and relationship-builder, working in close partnership with GFI’s global teams and food system stakeholders around the world.
Areas of expertise: alternative proteins generally, GFI’s global programs and strategy, bicycling in heavy traffic.
Liz Specht, Ph.D.
VICE PRESIDENT, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Liz Specht oversees GFI’s Science and Technology department to build a roadmap for accelerating alternative protein research while empowering scientists to execute on this vision.
Areas of expertise: plant-based meat, fermentation, technical analyses, forecasting and modeling, synthetic biology, public speaking.
Jessica Almy, J.D.
VICE PRESIDENT, POLICY
Jessica Almy, J.D., leads GFI’s Policy team in setting legislative and regulatory strategy to promote fair policies and public research for plant-based, cultivated, and fermented foods.
Areas of expertise: regulation, legislation, science and public policy, public health, environmental law, food policy.
VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT
Caroline Bushnell leads GFI’s Corporate Engagement team in their work with companies and investors around the world to accelerate the alternative protein industry.
Areas of expertise: food industry, alternative protein ecosystem, market trends, consumer insights, CPG marketing, emerging industry opportunities.
Varun leads the GFI network of organizations across Asia – a hugely important region for the global protein transition.
Areas of expertise: Asia, Global South, international development, industry building, business strategy and strategic planning, and public speaking