Media resources for plant-based and cultivated meat
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Watch Bruce Friedrich’s TED Talk on plant-based and cultivated meat
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.
Plant-based retail market overview
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.
State of the Industry Reports
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.
Alternative Proteins: State of Global Policy
In this report, we showcase countries around the world working to position themselves as economic powerhouses of the alternative protein industry.
Securing government funding
Government support will accelerate the growth of alternative proteins. Learn how GFI works to secure public funds for alternative protein research.
A global protein transition is necessary to keep warming below 1.5°C
Learn why alternative protein innovation is crucial to meeting the Paris Agreement temperature target and how we can accelerate progress.
Year in Review 2021
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.
MANAGING DIRECTOR, ASIA PACIFIC
Mirte Gosker leads GFI Asia Pacific as managing director, accelerating the markets for plant-based and cultivated meat through research and innovation.
Areas of expertise: entrepreneurship, business strategy and development, project management, people management, philanthropy.