Learning about the industry

  • Published on August 29, 2023

We're excited you want to learn more. Here are a few resources to help you get started:

Research Institutions:

  • Good Food Institute (GFI): GFI is a nonprofit organization focused on advancing alternative proteins. They provide extensive resources, reports, and research on the industry.
  • The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT): IFT offers a range of resources, including publications, research papers, and webinars related to alternative proteins.

Industry Associations and Organizations:

  • Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA): PBFA represents the plant-based food industry, including alternative protein companies. They offer industry reports, webinars, and resources for professionals.
  • Cellular Agriculture Society (CAS): CAS focuses on cellular agriculture, including cultured meat and other cellular-based alternatives. They provide resources, events, and a community of experts.
  • The Protein Directory: The Protein Directory is an online platform that offers an extensive database of alternative protein companies, research organizations, investors, and events.

Online Publications and News Outlets:

  • New Harvest: New Harvest is a nonprofit organization that covers the latest advancements and news in cellular agriculture and alternative proteins. They publish articles and host events and webinars.
  • FoodNavigator: FoodNavigator covers the latest trends and developments in the food industry, including alternative proteins. They provide news articles, reports, and interviews with industry experts.
  • Food Dive: Food Dive offers a dedicated section on alternative proteins, featuring news, analysis, and insights into the industry's trends and market dynamics.

Conferences and Events:

  • New Protein events include webinars and in-person events
  • Good Food Conference: Organized by GFI, the Good Food Conference is a global event focused on alternative proteins. It offers insights from industry leaders, showcases innovations, and provides networking opportunities.
  • Future FoodTech summits

Webinars and Online Courses:

  • GFI Webinars: The Good Food Institute regularly hosts webinars featuring industry experts and scientists discussing various aspects of the alternative protein industry.
  • Coursera and edX: These online learning platforms offer courses on food science, biotechnology, and sustainable agriculture that can provide a solid foundation for understanding alternative proteins.
  • Complete list of courses & educational resources on our Education page.

As always, let us know how we can help.