Audience Testimonials

“So good to have people and organizations like Future Food-Tech who care and contribute a lot to the success and empowerment of technology and innovation in food tech and sustainability. We can drive change and influence the future thanks to these events and meetings between like-minded and purpose-driven people.”


“Future Food-Tech Alternative Proteins was a tremendous opportunity to meet with leaders across the alt-protein space and to sample innovative products! The event was a great mix of content and networking opportunities and we are looking forward to the upcoming Future Food-Tech events as well!”

Head of Business Development, REMILK

“Future Food-Tech was a fantastic networking opportunity for our company, structured in a way to encourage new connections with partners, colleagues and investors. Looking forward to the next one!”


“Food-Tech Alternative Proteins 2022, New York as an event that can’t be missed if you are involved in the alternative protein space. Instead of taking months and many miles to travel to meet everyone you wish to meet, at this summit you can network with your connections and more. Very insightful two days, full of good vibes and highly beneficial.”

SVP – Head of Innovation and New Product Development, CPF THAILAND

“The Future Food-Tech event in Brooklyn was one of the best conferences I’ve attended since Covid restrictions have been lifted. The event is very well organized, the speakers were relevant and influential in the industry and the networking opportunities were plentiful. Thanks to the Rethink team for two days well spent!”

Business Development Manager, Plant Based Proteins, INGREDION

“Well done Rethink Events for a very interesting and encouraging Alternative Proteins Summit.  I am amazed by the energy and dedication towards creating a better future. So many cool ideas and solutions coming down the line, I can’t wait for next year’s event.”

Maxime Saffon, Plant-Based Proteins Advisor, NESTLE

“The forum allowed us to connect with companies in the industry we are working with and meet new companies and contacts we did not know. We appreciate the opportunity to connect, network, learn and share ideas and solutions to keep the industry moving forward.”

VP Business Development, CRB

“This is a wonderful networking opportunity for people involved in alternative proteins. It’s tremendous to see the progress being made by producing companies, and the enthusiastic support of service providers.”

Product Innovation Director, CRB

The Summit in Numbers

Highlights from the Summit Stage

Offering Cleaner, Greener, and More Delicious Products for Consumers

“We created an algorithm to understand the underlying patterns between the data behind food and with human perceptions, like taste and textures.”

Matias Muchnick, Founder and CEO, NOTCO

From R&D to Commercial: Turning the Science Project into a Business

Stephen Chambers, General Partner, INDIEBIO NY / SOSV
Karuna Rawal, CMO, NATURE’S FYND
Lisa Dyson, 
Founder and CEO, AIR PROTEIN
Jitendra Sagili, 
Chief R&D and Food Technology Officer, GREENLEAF FOODS

Interactive Debate: Will Plant-Based Become Irrelevant?

Chloe Sorvino, Staff Writer, FORBES
Keith Seiz, Ingredient Marketing, CALIFORNIA WALNUT COMMISSION
David Kestenbaum, 
General Partner and Head of the New Venture Fund, ZX VENTURES
Niyati Gupta, 
Founder and CEO, FORK & GOOD

Molecular Farming: Producing Meat Molecules with Plants

“We are hacking the system from the inside by using the current value chain but reversing the logic.”

Gaston Paladini, Founder and CEO, MOOLEC SCIENCE

Future Food Tech, NYC, June 21-22, 2022

2050: What Does the Future of Protein Hold?

Elysabeth Alfano, CEO, VEGTECH INVEST
Aylon Steinhart, CEO, ECLIPSE FOODS
Matt Gibson, Co-Founder and CEO, NEW CULTURE
Miller Tran, VP of Research and Development, TRITON ALGAE INNOVATIONS
Lalana Thiranusornkij, Head of Innovation and New Product Development, CPF FOODS
Thomas Couteaudier, Chief Strategy Officer, LOUIS DREYFUS COMPANY

Gone in 60 Seconds: Start-Up Showcase

Congratulations to the winner:

Chris Bryson, Founder & CEO, NEW SCHOOL FOODS!

Fireside Chat: It’s Not Just for Hummus: Discussing the Future of Chickpea

“Chickpeas are the next big thing – tasty, healthy and sustainable.”

Taly Nechushtan,
Michael Natale, Global Leader of Plant Based Proteins Platform, INGREDION

Cell-Cultured Breast Milk and Its Potential Benefits for Infant Nutrition

“We produce REAL MILK in an independent manner, by isolating milk producing cells.”

Nurit ArgovCSOWILK

Unicorns, Market Corrections and Private Capital: Financing the Food of the Future

Sharyn Murray, Senior Investor Engagement Specialist, GOOD FOOD INSTITUTE Manuel Waenke, Director, Ventures, FOOTPRINT COALITION 
Rosie WardleCo-Founder and Partner, SYNTHESIS CAPITAL
Sagar Bhadra, US Investment Director, TEMASEK
Kathryn Weinmann

Leveraging the Sensory Properties of Protein to Simulate Animal Meat and Dairy

Megan Poinski, Senior Reporter, FOOD DIVE
Felipe Vidigal, R&D Processing and Digital Innovation Manager, UNILEVER
Tarun Anumol, Director, Global Environment & Food Applied Markets, AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES
Nick Hazell, Founder and CEO, V2FOOD
MJ Kinney, 
Plant-Based Protein Expert, XPRIZE

Future Food Tech, NYC, June 21-22, 2022


Ambitious start-ups are emerging on the food-tech scene with bold new concepts and fresh approaches to transform the industry. At Future Food-Tech Alternative Proteins we showcased the solutions that have the potential to truly achieve this.

Who Joined Us?

Here are just some of the global players and industry leaders who joined us at the Future Food-Tech Alternative Protein Summit on June 21-22:

Join Us Next Time!

Join us next time at Future Food-Tech London on September 22-23.

Get in touch if you would like to help shape the content and be involved as a speaker, partner or exhibitor.

Contact Marya Malas, Conference Producer, Future Food-Tech Series.