Highlights Video

Audience Testimonials

“I would recommend this conference to those in the alternative protein space, as a place to network with other producers, investors, and service providers, and to learn about trends in the space. Thanks for a good show, the food was the best I’d ever had, and thought the exhibition hall and program were perfectly structured for networking.”

Director, Product Development, CRB

“Future Food-Tech Alternative Proteins Summit was an impactful event! Two days of an amazing exhibition, roundtable discussions, insightful debates, and innovator pitch sessions, provided an incredible platform for networking  and exploring possibilities for the future of food!” 

CTO, BEE-IO

“An exciting week in New York has come to an end. Alternative proteins have been the theme and I am feeling optimistic about the future of food! Thank you to Future Food-Tech for all opportunities identified and not least all the new food tried!”

Commercial Manager, TRAITOMIC-CARLSBERG GROUP

The Summit in Numbers

Highlights from the Summit Stage

A New Era for Cell-Cultivated Meat

“There’s no plan B for the planet, so we better get going. I’m privileged to be on this journey with you all to transform our food system for the better. ”

Amy Chen, COO, UPSIDE FOODS

Addressing the Climate Crisis: How Much Impact Can Alt-Proteins Have?

“Sustainability, cost and quality are the three main pillars that allow scalability to have a powerful impact.”

Julian MelchiorriFounder & CEOARBOREA

Virginia Rangos and Kaitlin Grady from CLEVER CARNIVORE discuss their solutions to the industry panellists

Gone in 60 Seconds

A pitch session where delegates decided the outcome! Five start-ups had one minute to pitch their solutions. The audience then voted for three start-ups to go through to the final later.

Judges:
Hadar SutovskyVP External InnovationICL GROUP & GM, ICL PLANET START-UP HUB, Israel
Rosie WardleCo-Founder and Partner, SYNTHESIS CAPITAL, UK

Start-ups:
ANIMAL ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGIES
CLEVER CARNIVORE
IMPACT FOOD
NATURANNOVA
SOUNDEATS

SEE ALL START-UP PROFILES

Paving the Way to Regulatory Success

“There is a real requirement for regulators to be sufficiently educated in the processes that are being implemented and how they would apply.”

Jeremiah FasanoSenior Policy Advisor, FDA, USA

 

Market Acceptance: Meeting the Expectations of the Conscious Consumer

“Our industry forgets that food is inherently emotional. If you bridge the gap between the emotional and the cerebral, you have hit gold!”

Irina Gerry, CMO, CHANGE FOODS

 

Valuation and Investment Strategies: Opportunity vs Risk in Today’s Climate

“It’s a challenging market right now, not just for those in the room but for all of us overall. What we need to realize now is that we are in a different space and see the opportunities in it.”

Matt SpenceManaging Director and Head of VC Banking, BARCLAYS, USA

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 2023: