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 four 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.
There will also be networking, and lots of drinks and nibbles from Taste Wine Company (http://tastewineco.com/), Ox Verte (https://www.oxverte.com/), Pure Genius Provisions (http://puregeniusprovisions.com/) and Better Beast (http://www.thebetterbeast.com/).
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 (https://www.exoprotein.com/) - Exo is pioneering insect protein as a sustainable and nutritious food alternative.
Gilonne d'Origny - COO, New Harvest (http://www.new-harvest.org/) - 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 (http://www.mysani.com/) -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.
Nicole Chaszar - Founder & CEO - Splendid Spoon (https://www.splendidspoon.com/) - Splendid Spoon cleanses and meal replacements take the hard work out of eating well. Formulated to provide the right balance of protein, complex carb and fat, our plant-based products keep you feeling fit, full and fabulous.
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